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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Good news: The project FREEWAT has been recently financed by the EC, under Horizon 2020 programme, call WATER-4a-2014.

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  The HOPE Initiative received the good news regarding a successful project bid under H2020 of which UNESCO is a full partner. 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… More »

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Short Course: Introduction to Wastewater Treatment Modeling using a Free Software (STOAT) for the hands on

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UNESCO’s Hydro Free and FOSS Platform of Experts Initiative.  Short Course: Introduction to Wastewater Treatment Modeling using a Free Software (STOAT) for the hands on. Organisational unit: UNESCO Windhoek Office Lecturers: Mr. Youssef Filali-Meknassi (UNESCO); Mr. Jeremy Dudley (WRc); Mr. Rod Palfrey (WRc). Venue: Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa Period: 08/09/2014 – 12/09/2014 Link: http://www.hope-initiative.net/blog/events/

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The Kit – Version 1.0

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The Hydro Free and/or Open-source software Platform of Experts (HOPE) released the first HOPE kit version 1.0 at the 21st session of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO – See more at: http://www.hope-initiative.net/blog/kit/

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HOPE 2013 report and kit will be distributed during the 21st session of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO

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Thanks to to the project management team including the Steering Committee, the Consultative Expert Working Group and the UNESCO HOPE Secretariat for their hard work and support that will allow us to distribute the HOPE 2013 report and kit during the 21st session of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO [Click… More »

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TVET IN SADC Monitoring Progress and Revitalizing Actions

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Capacity Building training Workshop The Capacity training workshop was about 1 day of theory (with some hands on), and the following days as a chance to build a model of a sewage works that the participants are involved with in the field, so that they can best transfer the information to a sewage works that… More »

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