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by Khristine Custodio last modified Apr 30, 2014 01:46 PM
News ItemManaging Groundwater in Coastal Areas and SIDS by Khristine Custodio — last modified Apr 30, 2014 10:25 AM
The third Groundwater Integration Dialogue organized in the framework of the IW:LEARN Project by UNESCO-IHP will take place on 6-7 May 2014 at the Mediterranean Information Office in Athens on the topic of “Managing Groundwater in Coastal Areas and SIDS”. The meeting is co-convened by the Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-MED), UNEP Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP), in cooperation with the UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC), UNESCO/WMO International Groundwater Resources Assessment Center (IGRAC), the Priority Actions Programme/Regional Activity Centre (PAP/RAC) and the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
News ItemUNECE Workshop Addresses Transboundary Water Cooperation by Khristine Custodio — last modified Apr 30, 2014 02:01 PM
10 April 2014: The Second Workshop on “River Basin Commissions and Other Joint Bodies for Transboundary Water Cooperation: Technical Aspects” was convened by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) under the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention).
News ItemA suite of open source tools for geospatial data management by Khristine Custodio — last modified Apr 30, 2014 03:47 PM
Development projects and organizations no longer need to look far in finding an alternative option for costly proprietary geodata management solution. The robust open source community is supporting the steadfast development and enhancement of a number of freely available open source GIS tools.
News ItemNEW: Guidance on Mainstreaming Climate Change and Variability in GEF IW Projects by Khristine Custodio — last modified Sep 26, 2014 07:25 AM
GEF IW:LEARN is pleased to announce the release of one of the penultimate deliverables of the current phase -- the Guidance on Mainstreaming Climate Change and Variability. This document is a reference source and a guide designed to assist GEF IW projects with taking climate change and variability into consideration in the implementation of GEF IW projects.
News ItemIW:LEARN holds Geonode training for MBCO and DENR by Khristine Custodio — last modified Dec 03, 2014 07:08 PM
On 27 October 2014, 24 representatives from the Manila Bay Coordinating Office (MBCO), and the regional units of the Department of the Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) involved in the Manila Bay Watershed Environmental Atlas (MBEA) updating attended a full day Geonode training organized by IW:LEARN with the support of UNEP.
News ItemSharing the IW:LEARN Data Visualization activity at the Bristol Plone Conference by Khristine Custodio — last modified Dec 03, 2014 12:49 PM
On 29-31 October 2014, the 12th Annual Plone Conference was held in Bristol, UK. Plone is the Open Source Content Management System behind iwlearn.net and 30+ project and partner websites using the IW:LEARN Website Toolkit. IW:LEARN’s IT Specialists presented a talk entitled “Putting Plone content on the maps,” in a call for collaboration, that centered on the use of maps in the iwlearn.net site.
News ItemIW:LEARN partners map strategies for the next project phase by Khristine Custodio — last modified Dec 30, 2014 03:37 PM
Key partners of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) IW:LEARN4 gathered for a stakeholders consultation meeting as part of its project preparation grant (PPG) phase held at the GEF Headquarters in Washington, DC, USA on 17-18 November 2014.
News ItemNations Unite for Oceans: New GEF Publication Captures 20 Years of Ocean Sustainability Impacts by Khristine Custodio — last modified Dec 04, 2015 01:23 PM
Oceans provide over US$1 trillion annually to the world economy in market goods and services and many times that in non-market amenities. Yet, our oceans are under growing threat from unsustainable practices, including over-fishing, land-based sources of pollution, invasive species and habitat destruction compounded by global climate change.
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