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Virtual Field Trip to Support Active Learning in Water Management

2021-12-28T09:47:18+04:30 6th December, 2021|

Urbanization has impressively evolved over the past two centuries. Taking into account that, more than 50 percent of the world’s population live in cities as well as its growing trend, urbanization has become a global phenomenon. Although the high density of urban population has benefits such as reducing the cost of providing services, development of human settlements around the river banks cause changes in the quantity and degradation of the water resources quality and has negative consequences on the rivers.

In line with sustainable urban river management, the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM) has held a virtual field trip from […]

2nd Workshop on ” Data and Information for Integrated Urban Water Management”, 23 & 24 November 2021

2021-11-28T12:40:28+04:30 23rd November, 2021|

Participating Countries /Organizations:60 experts from 14 countries,

Number of Participants: 60 ,

Number of Female Participants: 22

Main Objectives

Two primary objectives of these series workshops are capacity building/training on the importance of data as well as developing case study projects with the technical and financial support of international donors in the areas requested by participants of the workshop series.

Series of Workshops on “Essential Quality Assured Data and Information for Integrated Urban Water Management”

2021-12-14T11:54:29+04:30 23rd November, 2021|

Preamble
The International Centre for Water Resources and Global Change (ICWRGC) and the Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM) are planning to organize a series of workshops (online and in-person) during the period of 2021-2024. The main objective of these workshops is improving urban water management in Western and Central Asia by discussing important roles of quality assured data and information at basin level.

Objectives and Motivation
An important motivation is the creation of regional network of entities and experts who are managing water-related data from interested RCUWM Governing Board Member States (Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, […]

1st Workshop on Essential Quality Assured Data and Information for Integrated Urban Water Management, 23 June 2021

2021-11-28T12:32:07+04:30 23rd June, 2021|

The Online Workshop on ” Data and Information for Integrated Urban Water Management” was successfully held with the participation of lecturers and over 100 participants from around 17 countries around the globe, including RCUWM Governing Board Member States (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan, and  Turkey) and France, Japan and USA.

Concept note: Download 

Agenda: Download

Cooperation Modality (Country Report Template): Download

Click on the below buttons in order to download each presentation file according to the above agenda: Setting the scene: Importance of in- situ and remote sensing data for decision-making in water management […]

A webinar to discuss 2021 World Water Day Report (Valuing Water)

2021-06-01T14:05:46+04:30 29th May, 2021|

The webinar on World Water Day Report Discussion, Valuing Water, was held virtually via Microsoft Teams on 1 June 2021, with participation of around 200 water experts.

This webinar was organized by RCUWM in close cooperation with UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office.

Please download world water day 2021 executive summary and facts and figures report, and the lecturers’ presentations through the  following buttons:

World Water Day 2021- Executive Summary Report World Water Day 2021- Facts & Figures Report 1.Valuing Water Infrastructure (Mr. Hajrasouliha) 2.Valuing Water Services (Mr. Kashfi) 3.Valuing Water in Socio- Economic Activity (Mr. Shahnian) 4.Valuing Water Resources (Mr. […]

12th Governing Board Meeting (GBM 2021)

2021-05-29T13:37:13+04:30 26th May, 2021|

12th Governing Board Meeting (GBM-2021) was held as a video conference due to COVID-19 pandemic

RCUWM GB Meeting was held online (e-meeting) on Wednesday 26 May 2021, 09:00 am, UTC. with the participation of delegations from 18 countries including:

At Ministerial Level/ Head of Water-related National Authorities: Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Iran, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tajikistan

At Vice Minister/Deputy Ministers: Oman, Pakistan, Qatar and Turkey

Director Generals/ Head of Organizations: Azerbaijan, Egypt, Germany, Iraq, India, Switzerland, Uzbekistan

As well as representatives of international organizations including

UNESCO, […]

Twelfth Governing Board Meeting

2021-05-29T13:00:10+04:30 26th May, 2021|

26th May 2021

Tehran, Iran

RCUWM-Tehran

Compendium 2021

Participating Countries and Organizations

  • Minister of Water Economy and Land Improvement, Tajikistan, Minister of Energy, Iran, State Minister of Water Resources, India and representatives from Oman, Iraq, Egypt, Syria, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Lebanon and Pakistan as well as representatives of international governmental and non-governmental entities including UNESCO-IHP, UNESCO-IHE, The International Water Academy and INWRDAM.

Objectives:

  • Reviewing the activities of the Centre during 2010-12 as well as its future events and financial situation
  • Receiving the member’s recommendations for their active presence in the projects of the Centre
  • Renewing RCUWM’s Agreement for […]

Webinar On “COVID-19 Pandemic: Charting New Normal for Urban Water & Wastewater Services”

2020-11-07T10:09:33+04:30 14th October, 2020|

Online Workshop on “Charting New Normal for Urban Water & Wastewater Services” 14 October 2020
The online workshop on “Charting New Normal for Urban Water & Wastewater Services” was held on 14 October 2020 as one of the approved proposals of the RCUWM Governing Board Meeting (GBM-2020) which was held online (e-meeting) on Wednesday 23 September 2020. This online workshop has been organized jointly with UNESCO Regional Centre on Urban Water Management (RCUWM-Tehran), the International Water Association (IWA), and the Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO. Around 80 participants (18% female) from 27 countries including Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, […]

RCUWM Governing Board Meeting (GBM-2020) was held as a video conference due to COVID-19 pandemic

2020-10-18T11:33:42+04:30 24th September, 2020|

RCUWM GB Meeting was held online (e-meeting) on Wednesday 23 September 2020, 10:00 am, GMT with the participation of delegations from 16 countries including

At Ministerial Level/ Head of Water-related National Authorities: Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Qatar, Syria, and Tajikistan

At Vice Minister/Deputy Ministers/ Director Generals/ Head of Organizations: Armenia, Egypt, Germany, India, Oman, Switzerland, Turkey, Uzbekistan

As well as representatives of international organizations including

UNESCO, UN-RC/WFP and UN Offices in Tehran (UTCO, UNITAR, UNESCAP), ECO, GWP, IsDB, IWA, and OWS.

Among the most important issues discussed at the meeting was joint projects and transfer of experiences in the field of urban water management, support […]

Eleventh Governing Board Meeting

2021-05-29T12:31:33+04:30 23rd September, 2020|

23rd  September

Video Conference

RCUWM-Tehran

GBM 2020 Report

Participating Countries and Organizations

Honorable Ministers and Head of National Authorities

StateMinistry
AfghanistanDirector of National Water Affairs Regulation Authority
AzerbaijanChairman of Azarsu (OJSC)
BangladeshMinister of Water Resources
IranMinister of Energy
IraqMinister of Water Resources
QatarMinister of State for Energy Affairs
SyriaMinister of Water Resources
TajikistanMinister of Energy and Water Resources

Vice Minister/Deputy Ministers

StateMinistry/Authority
ArmeniaDeputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure
OmanVice Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries Wealth and Water Resources
TurkeyDeputy Minister of Agriculture and Forestry

Director […]