UNESCO-IHE and Rotary will organize a tailor made training course for participants from Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan on preventive diplomacy for transboundary water management. The course will take place at UNESCO-IHE from 22 September to 3 October 2014.
Contributing to human resources capacity
UNESCO-IHE and Rotary International are cooperating on water issues and Rotary International is committed to contributing to the human resources capacity in preventive diplomacy for transboundary water management to promote the peaceful sharing of water resources in Central Asia countries as well as Iran and Afghanistan.
In this context, UNESCO-IHE and Rotary International are calling for nominations to attend a professional course on preventive diplomacy for transboundary water management with a particular focus on Central Asia. Suitable candidates from relevant agencies and organizations with a mandate on transboundary water-related issues from the following countries are invited to apply: Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Successful candidates are:
- high-level civil servants, preferably advising cabinet ministers; or
- mid-level civil servants with a relevant portfolio; or
- young professionals who are members of a civil society organization involved in relevant water related issues.
The deadline to apply for these fully funded fellowships is 30 June 2014. Fellowships are available for two participants from each of the countries mentioned above (14 in total) for this unique professional training course at UNESCO-IHE, held from 22 September to 3 October 2014.
For further information please download the call for nominations document here.