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Virtual Field Trip to Support Active Learning in Water Management

2022-09-21T12:50:32+03:30 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+03:30 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.

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

2021-11-28T12:32:07+03:30 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.

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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)

2022-09-21T12:37:12+03:30 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+03:30 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, […]

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

2020-11-07T10:09:33+03:30 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+03:30 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 […]

چگونه از طریق آزمایش و آنالیز فاضلاب می توان میزان شیوع ویروس کرونای جدید را آشکار کرد

2020-04-08T13:07:03+03:30 8th April, 2020|

ترجمه متن منتشره در نشریه معتبر نیچر، تاریخ انتشار 15 فروردین 1399 مطابق با سوم آوریل 2020

برای مطالعه اصل مقاله به زبان انگلیسی و رعایت حقوق مؤلفین لطفا به لینک زیر مراجعه فرمایید:

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00973-x

ترجمه توسط: مرکز منطقه ­ای مدیریت آب شهری

خلاصه نکات مهم:

مواد ژنتیکی ویروس بیماری کووید 19 (به اصطلاح RNA) در فاضلاب قابل ردیابی است. آزمایش فاضلاب تصفیه­ خانه ­ها می ­تواند به عنوان روشی برای برآورد تعداد کل مبتلایان و روند تغییرات به شمار رود.

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How sewage could reveal true scale of Coronavirus outbreak

2020-04-08T14:48:00+03:30 8th April, 2020|

برای دریافت ترجمه فارسی اینجا را کلیک کنید

Wastewater testing could also be used as an early-warning sign if the virus returns.

by: Smriti Mallapaty

More than a dozen research groups worldwide have started analysing wastewater for the new coronavirus as a way to estimate the total number of infections in a community, given that most people will not be tested. The method could also be used to detect the coronavirus if it returns to communities, say scientists. So far, researchers have found traces of the virus in the Netherlands, the United States and Sweden.

Analysing wastewater — used water that goes […]

Regional Training Workshop on “Advances in Remote Sensing Application in Water Resources Management” Muscat, Oman

2020-02-25T15:00:27+03:30 17th February, 2020|

The Regional Training Workshop on Advances in Remote Sensing Application in Water Resources Management has been held in Muscat, Oman on 17-19 February 2020 as one of the approved proposals of the 10th RCUWM Governing Board Meeting which had been held in 5 December 2019 in Tehran, Iran.
This event has been hosted by the Ministry of the Regional Municipalities and Water Resources (MRMWR), Sultanate of Oman and co-organized by MRMWR and RCUWM.
Around 60 participants from member states of RCUWM Governing Board, of whom 37% were female, and from states including Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, and Turkey […]