Alumni News and Events

  • 17 Apr 2015
    News

    Water Sector Market 2015

    On 16 April, UNESCO-IHE organized the annual Water Sector Market for the third time. The public and private water sector can get acquainted and build long-term relations with the international student population at UNESCO-IHE and its alumni abroad. Sixteen water sector organizations attended the event as well as approximately 120 MSc students from mainly African, Asian and Latin-American countries.

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  • 11 Dec 2014
    News

    Holland Alumni Event in Latin America

    A Holland Alumni Event organized by NUFFIC took place in Bogota, Colombia, on 24-25 November 2014. Ninety alumni of Dutch institutions from Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Ecuador, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Honduras, Brazil and Surinam attended, 30 of them from UNESCO-IHE. Also in attendance were representatives of Netherlands Alumni Associations, embassies, NESO officers and UNESCO-IHE.

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  • 20 Oct 2014
    News

    Opening Academic Year 2014-2016 and Alumni Day

    During the Opening of the Academic Year 2014/2016 on 16 October 2014, Rector András Szöllösi-Nagy welcomed 170 new MSc students, from 52 different countries at UNESCO-IHE. Guest speaker Her Excellency Judge Joyce Aluoch spoke about her work at the International Criminal Court and Dr Tom Okia Okurut, Executive Director, National Environmental Management Authority (MENA) in Uganda gave an inspiring acceptance speech after receiving this years Alumni Award.

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  • 19 Sep 2014
    News

    Dr. Tom Okia Okurut wins the UNESCO-IHE Alumni Award 2014

    Alumnus Dr. Tom Okia Okurut from Uganda is the winner of the second UNESCO-IHE Alumni Award. The award is annually given to an alumnus/alumna who is at the height of her or his career and has proven to be a role model for other water professionals by showing an outstanding contribution to water management.

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  • 24 Jul 2014
    News

    Alumna Egina Malaj featured in Science Magazine

    Egina Malaj, 2010 graduate from the Environmental Science and Technology MSc at UNESCO-IHE, has been featured in the prestigious Science Magazine. She is currently a PhD student at the Department of Effect Directed Analysis Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research in Leipzig, Germany. The centre conducted the first large-scale risk assessment of organic chemicals in European rivers and lakes has revealed an extensive problem with pesticides.

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