The Energy and Water Agency together with the regional organization ‘Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP – Med), are organizing two ‘Capacity Building Workshops for youth’. These workshops are free of charge and are hosted by the Malta College of Arts, Sciences and Technology (MCAST), between the 12th and 14th of November 2019.
The two Capacity Building workshops on ‘Non-Conventional Water Resources Management: Local Solutions’, and, ‘Communicating Water Trends & Innovation to Engage Locals and Tourists’, are addressed to tertiary education students and young professionals of technical backgrounds.
Workshop 1 : Capacity Building Workshop on ‘Communicating Water Trends & Innovation to Engage Locals and Tourists’
This workshop is addressed for youths and students with backgrounds such as art and design, media and communication, social sciences, history and others. It’s aim is to increase the student’s understanding on the value of water and how it is linked with various aspects of life, economy and culture. Attendees will develop more creativity on communicating water and environmental sustainability issues through this workshop. Also, they will gain valuable insights through international case studies and the experience of project partners.
The workshop includes presentations by professionals in water and media sectors and interactive sessions. Attendees will benefit from guidance on project ideas and the designing of communication projects. They will be given the opportunity to identify and discuss opportunities for related career paths and new business ideas.
Workshop 2 : Capacity Building Workshop on ‘Non-Conventional Water Resources Management: Local Solutions’
This workshop is aimed to students with engineering, architecture, natural resources and water technologies backgrounds. It will increase their knowledge and improve their skills on water solutions technologies. Attendees will gain valuable insights through international case studies and the experience of the technical portfolio of the Non Conventional Water Resources (NCWR) Program in Malta.
This two-day workshop, will include presentations by accomplished professionals in the water sector, participatory interactive sessions, guidance and mentoring on project ideas and on practical tips regarding designing and executing NCWR applications, together with site visits.
Those interested can register through the following links:
Each workshop can only host a limited number of participants, therefore early registration is highly advised. One, may also follow any updates on www.gwpmed.org (EVENTS), on www.gwpmed.org/NCWR (NEWS) and on www.facebook.com/NCWRProgramme