UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water EducationPostgraduate Education, Training and Capacity Development         in Water, Enviro...
MISSION & VISIONUNESCO-IHE envisions a world inwhich people manage their water andenvironmental resources in asustainable ...
WHO WE ARE& WHAT WEDOUNESCO-IHE is the largestinternational post-graduate watereducation facility in the world. Theinstitu...
COREACTIVITIES
UNESCO AND WATERUNESCO is the largest body within the United Nations systemdealing with the most comprehensive range of wa...
EDUCATION       UNESCO-IHE offers a wide                range of accredited         educational programmes.           Thes...
MASTERSPROGRAMME            UNESCO-IHE offers 4 accredited            International Master of Science            programme...
JOINT  PROGRAMMES The development of joint educational programmes with partner institutes is         one of the cornerston...
SHORTCOURSES   UNESCO-IHE offers a wide          range of short, intensive and          highly specialised courses for    ...
ONLINECOURSES          UNESCO-IHE offers high-quality          online courses. The innovative          delivery format mak...
TAILOR MADETRAININGS              EXAMPLES              Project Management              Operations Management             ...
REGIONAL          2010-2011DISTRIBUTIONOF PARTICIPANTS
RESEARCH      Research is a vital component        of UNESCO-IHE’s mission.            The Institute’s research           ...
RESEARCHTHEMES •   Water Security •   Environmental Integrity •   Urbanisation •   Water Management and Governance •   Inf...
PHDPROGRAMME            Just under 130 PhD fellows from            around the world are currently            enrolled in w...
CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT          UNESCO-IHE provides capacity development       services to knowledge institutes and water se...
PARTNERSHIPSAND NETWORKS                         MoU & Joint MSc Programme PartnersBilateral partnership agreements with o...
The 9/10 syndromeUNESCO-IHE Governing Board (2009):     “… reform is needed …”
Need for a global campus1. We have reached our physical limits in Delft2. The entire World needing water education   canno...
Move towards the UNESCO-IHEGlobal Campus of PROCESS        REFORM Water Education         and Research
MoU with The Rotary Foundation of           Rotary InternationalPURPOSE OF THE AGREEMENT• To increase access to graduate e...
MoU with The Rotary Foundation of           Rotary InternationalThe main component of this Partnership isSCHOLARSHIPS:    ...
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water EducationPostgraduate Education, Training and Capacity Development         in Water, Enviro...
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  1. 1. UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water EducationPostgraduate Education, Training and Capacity Development in Water, Environment and Infrastructure www.unesco-ihe.org
  2. 2. MISSION & VISIONUNESCO-IHE envisions a world inwhich people manage their water andenvironmental resources in asustainable manner, and in which allsectors of society can enjoy thebenefits of basic services.Mission of the Institute is to contributeto the education and training ofprofessionals and to further developthe capacity of sector organisationsand knowledge centres in the fields ofwater, the environment andinfrastructure, in developing countriesand countries in transition.
  3. 3. WHO WE ARE& WHAT WEDOUNESCO-IHE is the largestinternational post-graduate watereducation facility in the world. Theinstitute confers fully accredited MScdegrees and promotes PhDs.The Institute carries out numerousresearch and capacity developmentprojects throughout the world.Since 1957 the Institute has providedpost-graduate education to more than14,500 water professionals from over160 countries, the vast majority fromthe developing world.
  4. 4. COREACTIVITIES
  5. 5. UNESCO AND WATERUNESCO is the largest body within the United Nations systemdealing with the most comprehensive range of water activities.UNESCO’s water activities rest on three pillars:2. International Hydrological Programme (research)3. UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (capacity development)4. Secretariat of the World Water Assessment Programme (data) In 2003 IHE Delft became a UNESCO Category 1 Institute. It belongs to the Science Division, Natural Science Sector. Within UNESCO the Institute is responsible for tertiary water education. Financially the Institute operates under the responsibility of the IHE Foundation. Overall responsibility falls under the UNESCO-IHE Governing Board.
  6. 6. EDUCATION UNESCO-IHE offers a wide range of accredited educational programmes. These are designed for engineers, social and natural scientists and managers working in the water, environment and infrastructure sectors.
  7. 7. MASTERSPROGRAMME UNESCO-IHE offers 4 accredited International Master of Science programmes, with a total of 21 specialisations. The MSc programmes are meant for professionals who want to deepen their expertise, and in the meantime wish to gain substantial insight into the global water agenda.
  8. 8. JOINT PROGRAMMES The development of joint educational programmes with partner institutes is one of the cornerstones of the Institute’s policy to serve the water sector with good quality, relevant education and training at a scale required by the sector. Joint programmes are based on a form of credit transfer systems between the (two) institutes and a joint responsibility in delivering part of the educational programme.http://www.unesco-ihe.org/Education/Joint-Programmes
  9. 9. SHORTCOURSES UNESCO-IHE offers a wide range of short, intensive and highly specialised courses for mid-career and senior experts who wish to upgrade and refresh their knowledge and skills. The short courses are held in Delft and vary from 1 to 4 weeks. They also vary in focus and content, ranging from specialised technical issues, to management challenges and approaches.
  10. 10. ONLINECOURSES UNESCO-IHE offers high-quality online courses. The innovative delivery format makes learning exciting, flexible, interactive and efficient. The online courses are beneficial to professionals working in public and private institutions, NGOs, and academic institutions. Ideal for professionals with jobs and families, who want to upgrade their skills from the comfort of their home or office.
  11. 11. TAILOR MADETRAININGS EXAMPLES Project Management Operations Management Strategic Management and PPPs Change Management Urban Drainage in Developing Countries Solid Waste Management Water Transport and Distribution Environmental Planning Water Law and Institutions Applied Modelling & MWR Integrated Coastal Zone Management
  12. 12. REGIONAL 2010-2011DISTRIBUTIONOF PARTICIPANTS
  13. 13. RESEARCH Research is a vital component of UNESCO-IHE’s mission. The Institute’s research activities focus on and contribute to the knowledge base concerning the water environment, and therefore complement its other major activities – education and capacity development.
  14. 14. RESEARCHTHEMES • Water Security • Environmental Integrity • Urbanisation • Water Management and Governance • Information and Communication Systems
  15. 15. PHDPROGRAMME Just under 130 PhD fellows from around the world are currently enrolled in water-related research. PhD fellows do scientific research, often with conclusions that directly influence their region. They participate in problem-focused and solution-oriented research on development issues. This results in an inspiring research environment.
  16. 16. CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT UNESCO-IHE provides capacity development services to knowledge institutes and water sector organizations around the world. Through these operations, the Institute increases its global impact and helps to build sustainable organisations. These organisations will be equipped to properly manage water resources and deliver water services to all communities. Services include institutional development projects, tailor-made training and policy advice.
  17. 17. PARTNERSHIPSAND NETWORKS MoU & Joint MSc Programme PartnersBilateral partnership agreements with over 50 public and private organizations. Theywork in support of shared interests in education, research and capacity development.
  18. 18. The 9/10 syndromeUNESCO-IHE Governing Board (2009): “… reform is needed …”
  19. 19. Need for a global campus1. We have reached our physical limits in Delft2. The entire World needing water education cannot be brought to Delft3. Bring Delft to the World then and create a system/network of UNESCO-IHEs as mirrors4. Connect them through the provision of the same quality of products
  20. 20. Move towards the UNESCO-IHEGlobal Campus of PROCESS REFORM Water Education and Research
  21. 21. MoU with The Rotary Foundation of Rotary InternationalPURPOSE OF THE AGREEMENT• To increase access to graduate education for .water professionals from developing andemerging countries;• To develop leaders and change agents toimprove the standards of water and sanitationglobally; and
  22. 22. MoU with The Rotary Foundation of Rotary InternationalThe main component of this Partnership isSCHOLARSHIPS: . - > one cohort of approximately 8 students willbe selected each year in 2012, 2013, and 2014by Rotarians to receive scholarships toUNESCO-IHE’s MSc Programs.- > Eligible programs include Water Management,Municipal Water and Infrastructure, and WaterScience and Engineering.
  23. 23. UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water EducationPostgraduate Education, Training and Capacity Development in Water, Environment and Infrastructure www.unesco-ihe.org

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