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… Continue reading Launching the Introduction to MODFLOW-2005 and hands on.
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… Continue reading OpenWater 2015 symposium and Workshops
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,… Continue reading Short Course: Introduction to MODFLOW-2005 and hands on. [UPDATE]
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… Continue reading E-Learning Open Solutions for Inclusive Knowledge Societies
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… Continue reading OpenWater 2015 symposium
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… Continue reading The World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2015
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.… Continue reading FREEWAT: FREE and open source software tools for WATer resource management / Kick-off Meeting
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… Continue reading Good news: The project FREEWAT has been recently financed by the EC, under Horizon 2020 programme, call WATER-4a-2014.
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/