Training calendar

cewas Middle East is offering a wide range of trainings and capacity building activities in Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Iraq (Kurdistan).

Workshop for Establishing Wastewater Treatment Programme, Lebanon

This two-days workshop has the objective of disseminating the baseline study data and begin the decision making process. The workshop could potentially be led in tandem with cewas, by the head of the North Water Establishment and the Ministry of Water and Environment (pending their trip to a visit to cewas HQ in CH). This would help create more local buy-in the process.The main target of this workshop is to support the implementation of a large wastewater treatment plan and infrastructure for Nahar il Ostwan river basin being developed by ACTED and partners for the refugee hosting communities of Northern Lebanon.

Date and location: January 2018, tbd (2 days) in Akkar, Lebanon

Contacts: Lilian Volat 

Communications and Media Training on Water

Seecon, MiCT and BORDA are holding a training called ‘Communications and Media Training on Water in the Middle East Region: Write Your Water Story training in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Kurdistan Region‘ that will give the opportunity for passionate writers to develop their writing skills in conflict journalism. Participants will have the chance to submit their papers and win the Water Open Eye Award and a prize of 1,000 USD.

To know more about the full program of the training and its dates,  please refer read to the official announcement by MICT. To register, please send your C.V and a short letter of interest to Klaas Glenewinkel at the mailing address klaas@mict-international.org.

Training dates:  14th – 15th November 2017 in Jordan and 27th – 28th November 2017 in Lebanon

Workshop for Kicking off the Wastewater Treatment Programme, Lebanon

The two-days workshop is designed to bring together the key stakeholders (e.g. Ministry of Water and Environment, ~20 Municipalities, the North Water Establishment) to gage and map their concerns, perceptions, and give them a platform on which to voice their opinions. The main target of this workshop is to support the implementation of a large wastewater treatment plan and infrastructure for Nahar il Ostwan river basin being developed by ACTED and partners for the refugee hosting communities of Northern Lebanon. The workshop objective is to use the two days to help develop commitment and buy-in to the facilitation approach and overall project objectives and to create momentum for the follow up workshop in January. The outcome of the workshop will also enable the team to understand how to interpret/disseminate to these stakeholders the baseline data developed in the feasibility study during the January workshop.

Date and location: November, tbd (2 days) in Akkar, Lebanon

Contacts: Lilian Volat 

Network of Practitioners Day for SSWM, Kurdistan Region

This workshop in Erbil, Kurdistan, offers a platform to like-minded professionals working in the water and sanitation sector in Kurdistan to form collaborations, recognize, create and act upon partnerships and seek potential partners for future projects.

Participants will have the opportunity to present their projects in a plenary session and/or showcase them in posters during a Market Place session.

Date and Location : tba in Erbil, Kurdistan Region

Contacts: Leonellha Barreto-Dillon

SSWM in Dohuk, Kurdistan Region

The goal of the SSWM Training course is to activate a change in the planning, design, implementation and maintenance of sustainable sanitation systems, water and resource management at local level, through a holistic approach of resource management and a participatory approach. The training course will empower participants, who will understand the concepts behind SSWM and who will learn about relevant tools for planning, designing and implementing local initiatives in the field of sanitation and water management. At the end of the training participants will have designed their own project, including the logical framework and the action plan.

Date and location: tba in Dohuk, Kurdistan Region

Contacts: Leonellha Barreto-Dillon

SSWM Training in Sulimaniyye, Kurdistan Region

The goal of the Sustainable Sanitation and Water Management Training is to activate a change in the planning, design, implementation and maintenance of sustainable sanitation systems, water and resource management at local level, through a holistic approach of resource management and a participatory approach. The training course will empower participants, who will understand the concepts behind SSWM and who will learn about relevant tools for planning, designing and implementing local initiatives in the field of sanitation and water management. At the end of the training participants will have designed their own project, including the logical framework and the action plan.

Date and location: tba in Sulimaniyye, Kurdistan Region

Contacts: Leonellha Barreto-Dillon

SSWM in Fragile Contexts Training, Jordan

Aimed at strengthening the capacity of (Syrian) key WASH organizations in the provision of basic sanitation and resource management with a special focus on emergency response, this training provides the theoretical knowledge about the topic for its participants and provides them with a list of possible sanitation and water management solutions for different scenarios. The training is supported by GIZ Jordan (Project: Rehabilitation of the Water and Sanitation Infrastructure – South Syria) and offered in collaboration with GTO (German Toilet Organization).

Date and location: 8-12 October 2017 in Amman, Jordan

Contacts: Aline Bussmann

Sanitation Systems and Technology Workshop, Jordan

Based on the (Arabic/English) Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies, this workshop aims at empowering sanitation experts from the private sector and academia through knowledge exchange and supporting them in understanding, evaluating and up-taking new sanitation options to broaden their products and services portfolio. This workshop is co-financed by in-kind contribution from Jordan Engineers Association and University of Jordan.

Date and location: 2-4 October 2017 in Amman, Jordan

Contacts: Aline Bussmann