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 »
Good news: The project FREEWAT has been recently financed by the EC, under Horizon 2020 programme, call WATER-4a-2014.
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 »
Short Course: Introduction to Wastewater Treatment Modeling using a Free Software (STOAT) for the hands on
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/
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/
HOPE 2013 report and kit will be distributed during the 21st session of the Intergovernmental Council of the International Hydrological Programme (IHP) of UNESCO
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 »
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 »
The 2nd OpenWater symposium and workshops – September 16-17, 2013 The OpenWater symposium aims at sharing experiences, tools, training materials and model codes applicable in the water domain. Several open source tools are emerging and initiatives are currently taken to initiate open standards and interfaces. OpenWater will be organised as a series of invited presentations,… More »
UNESCO has become the first agency of the United Nations to adopt an Open Access policy for it publications, following a decision of its Executive Board [Click here].
The PowerPoint presentations of the official launch of HOPE Initiative, 25-27 June 2013, Paris (France) are now available
The PowerPoint presentations of the 26th of June 2013 corresponding to the official launch of HOPE Initiative, in Paris (France), are now available on this web page. To download the presentations, open the programme by clinking on the following link [PROGRAMME] and then click on “[PDF]” after each presentation’s title.
The official kick-off meeting of HOPE Initiative was held in Paris (France) from the 25th to the 27th of June 2013. As coordinating partner of the initiative, UNESCO invited the Steering Committee [AMCOW, AwacaB, SANWATCE and UNECA] and the Consultative Expert Working Group to three-day-meeting at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.The main goal of the meeting was… More »