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FileBaikal project 2012-2014 Results and Events Booklet by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Mar 24, 2015 01:34
The booklet contains project's achievements for the year 2012, 2013 and 2014.
FileCosting of the National Plan of Action of the Philippines by CTI SEA RPMO — last modified Mar 19, 2015 05:51
The Costing of the National Plan of Action (NPOA) of the Philippines organizes and analyzes knowledge on baseline costs of implementation and committed funding of the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) program. It completes a basic step towards sustainable financing to ensure the continuity of program implementation. This report provides a bird’s eye view on the major players in the CTI space, including the national government and donors, their priority themes among the goals of the CTI, as well as the funding pipeline.
FileGuidance Manual on Valuation and Accounting of Ecosystem Services for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) by Damaris Waigwa — last modified Mar 16, 2015 02:17
This guide enables the provision of all the specific information that is needed for improving SIDS' policy makers’ understanding of the use of valuation and accounting techniques in decision-making, therefore bringing island ecosystem services to conventional decision-making frameworks of fiscal, monetary and industrial policies, and ultimately backing up policymakers' ability to achieve sustainable green growth
New Directions in International Water Law Symposium Jul 03, 2015 from 09:00 to 10:00 Scotland, UK, by Montakan Chimmuang
Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science will organise "New Directions in International Water Law Symposium" on this coming July. The symposium will bring together specialists in the field with a view to sharing cutting edge research related to international water law.
6th Annual International Law and Transboundary Freshwater Training Workshop from Jun 29, 2015 08:30 to Jul 02, 2015 05:00 Scotland, UK, by Montakan Chimmuang
Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science will organise 6th Annual International Law and Transboundary Freshwater Training Workshop. The workshop will benefit from the collective knowledge and expertise of both academics and practitioners involved in the development and implementation of legal frameworks related to transboundary waters.
The Science of Integrated Water Resources Management for Law and Policy Experts – enhanced skills workshop from Jun 23, 2015 09:00 to Jun 26, 2015 05:00 Dundee, Scotland, UK, by Khristine Custodio
The course aims to provide participants with critical insights into the science that underpins integrated catchment management, through an exploration of key hydrological, ecological and hydrogeological processes, methodologies and the current state of the art. A further theme of the short-course will be to explore how the accessibility of water-related scientific data and information can be enhanced within a policy/decision-making context. This intensive short-course is targeted at water professionals that do not have a scientific background, such as lawyers and policy-makers.
File2015 IWLEARN.NET Design Studies by Khristine Custodio — last modified Mar 12, 2015 10:51
18th International River Symposium from Sep 21, 2015 08:00 to Sep 24, 2015 06:00 Brisbane, Australia, by Damaris Waigwa
The theme for the 2015 International Riversymposium “Healthy Rivers – Healthy Economies” is a wonderful opportunity to engage with the multitude of businesses and organisations who contribute to and benefit from the wise management of rivers and their catchments. Water has risen high on the business agenda and a decline in freshwater quality and quantity was judged the greatest risk facing the globe at the 2015 World Economic Forum. The contribution that healthy rivers make to our economies and wellbeing is extraordinary, but often taken for granted.
Senior Network Officer (GWP) by Montakan Chimmuang — last modified Mar 05, 2015 05:40
Global Water Partnership (GWP), an intergovernmental organisation with its global secretariat in Stockholm, Sweden, is recruiting a Senior Network Officer. Reporting to the Head of Network Operations, the incumbent is expected to have considerable experience within sustainable water management and development at national and/or regional levels (Application Deadline: 31 March 2015).
Natural Capital Symposium from Mar 23, 2015 08:00 to Mar 25, 2015 06:00 California, USA, by Montakan Chimmuang
The Natural Capital Symposium will bring together members of the ecosystem services community from around the globe to exchange ideas, research, and practical experiences in bringing natural capital information into high-leverage decision contexts.
FileAssessing, demonstrating and capturing the economic value of marine & coastal ecosystem services in the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem by Khristine Custodio — last modified Mar 02, 2015 11:10
This document reports on a study carried out under the auspices of the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem (BOBLME) Project. Its objective was to assess the economic value of marine and coastal ecosystem services in the Bay of Bengal. By so doing, it sought to demonstrate both the economic benefits provided by healthy marine and coastal ecosystems and the potential economic losses/damages resulting from the loss of these services, as well as to identify economic instruments that can be used to strengthen the sustainable management of marine and coastal natural resources. The main aim was to generate information that will support the development of the Strategic Action Programme (SAP): a coordinated programme of action designed to better the lives of the coastal populations through improved regional management of the Bay of Bengal environment and its fisheries.
Training Course on Earth Skills Network 2015: Protected Area from Mar 25, 2015 08:00 to May 12, 2015 06:00 EarthWatch Institute, by Damaris Waigwa
Covering more than 15 per cent of the world’s land surface and three per cent of the oceans, protected areas are the cornerstone of international efforts to conserve biodiversity. They offer a lifeline to some of the most precious and threatened places on earth, and safeguard vital ecosystem services, upon which communities and businesses depend.
Training Course on Sustainable Urban Land Use Planning from Mar 25, 2015 08:00 to May 12, 2015 06:00 World Bank Institute, by Damaris Waigwa
The course aims to: ensure that participants have a functional and integrated understanding of the dynamics of urban land use; and demonstrate how to effectively utilize policies and planning instruments to manage urban growth and achieve sustainable, equitable and efficient development outcomes.
2nd IIED Fish Night Mar 25, 2015 from 05:30 to 08:30 London, UK, by Montakan Chimmuang
What are the alternative financing mechanisms that need to be harnessed to promote a more sustainable fishing industry and encourage marine and coastal conservation? This question will be discussed at IIED's second Fish Night event.
Hydrovision Russia from Mar 03, 2015 08:00 to Mar 05, 2015 06:00 Moscow, Russia , by Montakan Chimmuang
HydroVision Russia returns to Moscow for its 5th staging. During this time this dedicated hydropower event has become one of the leading meeting places for Russian and international hydropower practitioners working in and interested in the Russian and CIS region. The event provides an ideal setting to meet, interact with, and learn from new partners and the region’s most influential hydro decision-makers.
Short course on Climate Change and Development from Jun 29, 2015 08:00 to Jul 04, 2015 06:00 University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, by Damaris Waigwa
The course is aimed at professionals who do not have an existing specialism in the field but who may have new responsibility or interest in the integration of climate change management into development planning, projects and policy.
MOOC: Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided from Apr 20, 2015 08:00 to May 22, 2015 06:00 Online, by Damaris Waigwa
This MOOC presents an analysis of the likely impacts of a 4°C warming trajectory and stresses the need for decision makers and communities to take a serious look at their adaptation choices, while also signaling the urgency for mitigation action. Participants will also be introduced to the risks of triggering non-linearity, and tipping elements, such as the disintegration of the West Antarctic ice sheet and large-scale Amazon dieback. The course includes a discussion of the main policy choices needed to prevent warming above 2°C and ends with an assessment of climate risks to development across six geographic regions.
Training Course on Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region from Feb 23, 2015 08:00 to Mar 31, 2015 06:00 University of Wisconsin–Madison, by Damaris Waigwa
The 4-week learning course explores the exciting weather of the Great Lakes Region, changes underway, and societal impacts of our changing climate. It features new season each week through short lectures and activities covering Great Lakes weather, observed changes in the climate, and societal impacts of climate change.
Training of Trainers in fisheries and aquaculture emergency response from Mar 23, 2015 08:00 to Mar 28, 2015 06:00 Fiuggi, Italy, by Montakan Chimmuang
The Fisheries and aquaculture emergency response guidance was developed at the request of FAO partners in a series of consultation meetings that were held between 2009 and 2012 in relation to small scale fisheries. The guidance draws on best practice and lessons learned during response to disasters that have affected fisheries and aquaculture sector.
Second European Climate Change Adaptation Conference from May 12, 2015 08:00 to May 14, 2015 06:00 Copenhagen, Kobenhavn, Denmark, by Damaris Waigwa
The Second biannual European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA), organized by three European research projects, Base, Ramses and ToPDad, with European stakeholders, will take place from 12-14 May in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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