The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education is established in 2003. It carries out research, education and capacity building activities in the fields of water, environment and infrastructure. UNESCO-IHE continues the work that began in 1957 when IHE first offered a postgraduate diploma course in hydraulic engineering to practising professionals from developing countries.The Institute is based in Delft, the Netherlands, and is owned by all UNESCO member states. It is established as a UNESCO ‘category I' institute jointly by UNESCO and the Government of the Netherlands.


Cap-Net is an international network for capacity building in IWRM. It is made up of a partnership of autonomous international, regional and national institutions and networks committed to capacity building in the water sector.

Networks have proven to be effective at promoting the understanding of integrated water resources management and play a key role in supporting the development of IWRM and the achievement of the MDG's.


AguaJaring, the Southeast Asia Regional Capacity Building Network for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) was established in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 11 January 2007. Officially launched on 22 October 2007 during the 3rd SEA Water Forum held in Kuala Lumpur, AguaJaring serves as a regional capacity building network in water resources management in South East Asia (SEA).. Since then, AguaJaring has carried out a number of activities such as workshops, training programs, and surveys related to Capacity Building and Water Resources Management. AguaJaring is a non-profit network organization comprising of individuals, institutions and networks in SEA .




IHE Indonesia

A Capacity Building and Professional Development Centre

The first capacity building activities in the field of Water Resources Development and Management in Indonesia started in 1986 by the International Institute for Infrastructure, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering - IHE Delft, the Netherlands. A Regional Branch Office of IHE Delft was established in Jakarta to represent IHE Delft in Indonesia. It became an independent consultancy firm PT Infrastruktur, Hidro dan Ekologi Indonesia (IHE Indonesia). Based on the notarial act no. 13, Bandung December 18, 2003, and the Ministerial of Justice decree issued on March 11, 2004, number C-05875 HT.01.01.TH.2004, while the business license was issued by the Department of Industry and Commerce on March 1, 2004, number 510/2-0104-DISINDAG/2004. The office is located in Jalan Taman Kemang 32A, Jakarta Selatan.

Since 2004 IHE Indonesia is the main partner of UNESCO IHE, Delft, The Netherlands to establish and manage the Collaborative Knowledge Network (CKNet) and the management and implementation of the Water Resources and Irrigation Management project for the Indonesian water sector.

Held in Da Nang, Vietnam May 5-7, 2018. It aims to provide a forum for researchrs, practitioners, and professionals from both the industry and the academia to share their newest research findings and results. Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017

ICOCE--EI Compendex, Scopus 2018 : 2018 2nd International Conference on Civil Engineering (ICOCE 2018)

Applications are invited for the International Capacity Building Workshop on Green Growth from 19th – 23rd July 2017 as a follow up to the International Workshop on Climate Change organized in May 2015.

The International Capacity Building Workshop on Green Growth

The Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) is a gathering of youth delegates representing different countries within the Asia Pacific region. The APYPW is to bring a diversity of young voices together toward global water issues and in the process encouraging them to deeply ponder and invest

The 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water 2017 in Korea

Green Idea Contest for World Day to Combat Desertification 2017 which is a part of National Desert Campaign of Iran. This is a green student-run project devoted to the global earth challenges such as desertification, climate change, land degradation, deforestation, biodiversity loss, water scarcity

Green Idea Contest for World Day to Combat Desertification 2017

The Smart Energy Challenge 2017 dares you to think of alternatives for how to influence others to live more sustainably by reducing energy use. In particular, this competition focuses on sustainable energy that tackles 3 of the 17 United Nations goals. By implementing new technologies, organizing ac

Smart Energy Challenge 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden

The Asia-Pacific Youth Exchange (APYE) is a program that responds to the global necessity of meaningfully including young people in SDG activities. By simulating policy formulation and project execution centered on SDGs, youth delegates have a unique opportunity to learn and hone the skills necessar

Asia Pacific Youth Exchange 2017 in Manila, Philippines

June 06, 2016

How We Set Up a Network of Partners to Achieve Greater Influence

June 06, 2016

Five Critical Factors for Working Well in Partnerships

June 06, 2016

Introducing the SWIFT Tool for Environmental Assessment and Risk Screening for Rural Water Supply

June 06, 2016

Introduction: Gender and Resilience

June 06, 2016

Impact Measurement and Accountability in Emergencies: The good enough guide