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A Cap-Net Regional Network for
Capacity Development in Sustainable Water
Management hosted by UN ESCWA
July 2015
Dr. Ralf ...
Global
Thematic
Networks
International
Partners
Cap-Net
Regional
Networks
Objective
AWARENET
Who we are
[AWARENET Geographic Coverage]
AWARENET is an independent,
impartial, regional network of
tr...
Mandate
AWARENET
History The network was initialized in
March 2002 during a “Workshop for
Water Knowledge Consumers and
Pr...
AWARENET
Members
[Status: July 2015]
• 400 members,
• 90 institutions,
• 25% women,
• 21 Arab countries
AWARENET
Activities Means:
• Training-of-trainers (ToT),
• General training courses,
• Studies & pilot projects,
• Trainin...
Working
Groups
AWARENET
Activities Thematic Working Groups:
• Time bound,
• Annual work plan,
• Annual election of Chair /...
AWARENET
Training
Course
Water
Footprint
Assessment
1/2
AWARENET
Training
Course
Water
Footprint
Assessment
2/2
AWARENET
Training
Course
Water
Integrity
1/2
AWARENET
Training
Course
Water
Integrity
2/2
AWARENET
Training
Courses
Training of
Trainers
Studies -
Pilots
Water
Footprint
Assessment
Water Integrity
Human Rights
Ba...
AWARENET
Partners
Contact:
Dr. Ralf Klingbeil
Network Coordinator
c/o UN ESCWA
+961-1-978508 (office), +961-1-978510 (fax)
UN-House, P.O. Bo...
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R. Klingbeil, 2015. AWARENET - the Arab Integrated Water Resources Management Network

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R. Klingbeil, 2015. AWARENET - the Arab Integrated Water Resources Management Network

  1. 1. A Cap-Net Regional Network for Capacity Development in Sustainable Water Management hosted by UN ESCWA July 2015 Dr. Ralf Klingbeil AWARENET Network Coordinator UN ESCWA Regional Advisor Environment and Water
  2. 2. Global Thematic Networks International Partners Cap-Net Regional Networks
  3. 3. Objective AWARENET Who we are [AWARENET Geographic Coverage] AWARENET is an independent, impartial, regional network of training and research institutes, NGOs, government institutions and experts in the field of water, engaged in the development and delivery of capacity development programs and resource material on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) policies and practices for the Arab region. The main objective of the network is to provide the public with better water and sanitation services, protect precious water resources and the environment, and promote socio-economically constructive uses of water by improving the implementation of IWRM concepts in the countries of the Arab region.
  4. 4. Mandate AWARENET History The network was initialized in March 2002 during a “Workshop for Water Knowledge Consumers and Producers” held in Beirut with support from UN ESCWA and other regional and international organizations. The launching of AWARENET was officially endorsed by the Member States of UN ESCWA in the 22nd Ministerial Session through Resolution 244 (XXII) on the “Cooperation between ESCWA member countries with respect to shared water resources and the Arab Network for the Integrated Management of Water Resources”. AWARENET is hosted by UN ESCWA; acting as the network secretariat. [AWARENET Geographic Coverage]
  5. 5. AWARENET Members [Status: July 2015] • 400 members, • 90 institutions, • 25% women, • 21 Arab countries
  6. 6. AWARENET Activities Means: • Training-of-trainers (ToT), • General training courses, • Studies & pilot projects, • Training material, • Thematic exchanges, such as WGs Themes: • IWRM courses, • Water footprint assessments, • Water governance and integrity, • Vulnerability / adaptation to Climate Change, • … [AWARENET Geographic Coverage]
  7. 7. Working Groups AWARENET Activities Thematic Working Groups: • Time bound, • Annual work plan, • Annual election of Chair / Deputy Chair. • Water Governance (WG-WG): • since Apr 2014, 36 members, • Chairs: A. Torrey (USA/UAE), A. Tamimi (PAL). • Water Footprint Assessments (WG-WFA): • since July 2015, 14 members, • Chairs: elections on-going. • Climate Change (WG-CC): • Initially 2009, to restart Aug 2015, 37 members, • Chairs: to be elected. WG-CC WG-WFA WG-WG
  8. 8. AWARENET Training Course Water Footprint Assessment 1/2
  9. 9. AWARENET Training Course Water Footprint Assessment 2/2
  10. 10. AWARENET Training Course Water Integrity 1/2
  11. 11. AWARENET Training Course Water Integrity 2/2
  12. 12. AWARENET Training Courses Training of Trainers Studies - Pilots Water Footprint Assessment Water Integrity Human Rights Based Approach Managed Aquifer Recharge Constructed Wetlands GIS GW Maps for Decision Making Water – Energy Efficiency WW / Grey Water Reuse The Water SDG Produced Water Ecosystems and Water Vulnerability / Adaptation to ClimateChange
  13. 13. AWARENET Partners
  14. 14. Contact: Dr. Ralf Klingbeil Network Coordinator c/o UN ESCWA +961-1-978508 (office), +961-1-978510 (fax) UN-House, P.O. Box 11-8575, Riad El-Solh Square, Beirut, Lebanon www.cap-net.org/partners/awarenet

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