ICT tools for ensuring availability and sustainable management of water (SDG6) Paris, 30th September 2016 UNESCO

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  Registration form [Click here] The workshop “Fostering inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work (SDG#8) through ICT job creation tools for ensuring water security (SDG#6)” is an international symposium co-organized by the EU HORIZON 2020 FREEWAT project (www.freewat.eu) and UNESCO (partner of the project) on the occasion of the FREEWAT project mid-term… More »

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H2020 FREEWAT at UNESCO (Paris)

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ENGLISH The H2020 FREEWAT Training the trainers course, after having been held in several locations across Europe (Malta, Greece, Estonia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Germany, …), last week was given at UNESCO- IHP (FREEWAT project partner) premises in Paris. Rudy Rossetto and Giovanna De Filippis (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna – Institute of Life Sciences) and Violeta Velasco-Mansilla… More »

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Training on Freewat Software

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FRENCH Une formation sur l’utilisation d’un logiciel libre et gratuit, intitulé : « FREE and open source software tools for WATer Resource management (FREEWAT) », pour des experts dans le domaine de l’eau, sélectionnés dans la région de l’Afrique australe, se tiendra du 27 juin au 1er juillet 2016 au siège de l’UNESCO à Paris.… More »

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Launching the Introduction to MODFLOW-2005 and hands on.

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Capacity Building training Workshop [Pretoria, South Africa – December 1-3, 2015] This initiative aim to give a tool and expertise to scientists that will allow them to provide citizens, communities, natural-resource managers, and policymakers with a clear knowledge of the status of their water resources, data on trends in water availability and use over recent… More »

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OpenWater 2015 symposium and Workshops

OpenWater 2015 symposium and Workshops

September, 16-17 2015, Addis Ababa (ILRI campus) [Click here for the final programme]. Summary: The OpenWater 2015 symposium received more than 127 abstracts of which 50 workshop abstracts were accepted as oral presentations and 11 as Poster displays. A total of 120 participants attended the OpenWater 2015 symposium and Workshops, 16-17 September, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Outcomes of the… More »

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Short Course: Introduction to MODFLOW-2005 and hands on. [UPDATE]

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Capacity Building training Workshop [Pretoria, South Africa – December 1-3, 2015] Within this framework and with the support of the HOPE Initiative UNESCO conducts a wide range of short, intensive and highly specialized courses which are aimed at upgrading and refreshing the knowledge and skills of Technicians, Scientists, Engineers and mid-career professional. On December 1-3, 2015,… More »

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E-Learning Open Solutions for Inclusive Knowledge Societies

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Session C7 on Elearning and EScience at the WSIS Forum 2015 focused on Open solutions to support inclusive Knowledge Societies : Open Educational Resources (OER) ; Free and Open Source Software (Foss) and Open Access to Scientific Journals (OA).   The discussions concentrated on how Open Solutions – that is software, content and knowledge resources… More »

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OpenWater 2015 symposium

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OpenWater2015 symposium: Open source software and open access tools within the water domain [Openwater 2015, flyer]: We kindly invite you to submit an abstract before April 30 for the 3rd OpenWater symposium on open software tools and access data in the water domain, which will take place in Addis Ababa (ILRI campus) during the days… More »

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The World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2015

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C7. E-learning and E-science: Open Solutions for Inclusive Knowledge Societies: The ICT CFT Harnessing OER and the UNESCO Hydro Free and FOSS Platform of Experts Initiative. This session will examine the main challenges and opportunities  that Open Solutions (Open Educational Resources – OER, Free and  Open Source Software – FOSS, Open Access to peer-reviewed scientific… More »

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FREEWAT: FREE and open source software tools for WATer resource management / Kick-off Meeting

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Kick-off Meeting April 20th and 21st 2015 Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna – Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 33 Pisa – Italy The project, entitled, FREE and open source software tools for WATER resource management (FREEWAT) aims at promoting water management and planning by simplifying the application of the Water Framework Directive and other EU water related Directives.… More »

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