We have just received the Water Policy Journal for October, 2019 (Volume 21, Issue 5). This journal is the Official Journal of the World Water Council, which serves as a means of dialogue to build a capacity for integrated water management among the various stakeholders in the water sector.
Topics highlighted in this issue include equitable water share, water infrastructure, water security, groundwater governance, water resources, water markets, pollution and water lobbying.
Persons wishing to view this journal can email me or visit me at my desk.
The International River Foundation, will be hosting its 20th International Riversymposium and Environmental Flows Conference in Brisbane, Australia from the 18 -20 September, 2017.
This Conference is an opportunity for those involved in all aspects of sustainable river basin management globally to share their knowledge, learn from others and collaborate – all while enjoying Australia’s stunning river city (I love the sound of that 🙂 ).
To learn more about the conference, such as registration or following via Twitter and Facebook you can follow the link.
What are your thoughts on the conference? Would you wish to attend?
Regardless of our present qualifications, it is always a good idea to seek the means to improve our skills within our quickly changing work environment. For example, with the advancement of new technology, it is better to learn how to improve one’s proficiency rather than being unwilling to learn new skills. However, learning new skills does not only revolve around technology but also various aspects within one’s job specifications such as technical writing, or conflict resolution. I have outlined a few enhancement courses below for those of you interested in learning something new or looking to update your knowledge base.
Fundamentals of Human Resources Management*
Corporate Protocol and Etiquette
Technical Report Writing*
Executive Leadership Series Part 1*
Comunication Skills for the Digital Age
Introduction to Product Management
* Franklin University Provided Programme
Contact Information for UWI-ROYTEC
Telephone: 225-1299 Ext. 2111 or 2110
UTT Professional Development Unit
UTT Chaguanas Campus
Project Management for Professionals (March 14 -17, 2017)
Dealing with Difficult People and Establishing Positive Relationships (March 21-22, 2017)
Effective Public Speaking and Presentation Skills (March 22 -24, 2017)
Technical Report Writing (March 27-29, 2017)
UTT Campus at SAPA
People Management Skills for Managers (March 14-15, 2017)
Representatives from the five beneficiary CSOs, Conservation International and CANARI
Five civil society organisations (CSOs) in Trinidad and Tobago are starting 2017 ready to tackle climate change through raising awareness, advocating for strong policies and action, and implementing practical adaptation projects guided by assessments of what are the key vulnerabilities and priorities for resilience building.
The five CSOs – Caribbean Youth Environment Network Trinidad and Tobago Chapter (CYENTT), Environmental Research Institute Charlotteville (ERIC), Environment Tobago, Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project (FACRP), and Turtle Village Trust (TVT) – have been participating in the “Climate ACTT: Action by Civil society in Trinidad and Tobago to build resilience to climate change” project, which aimed to build the capacity of five CSOs in Trinidad and Tobago to deliver programmes/projects related to climate change adaptation and resilience.
Over the last 16 months, the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) implemented and managed this project in…
A digital copy of the Water Well Journal of the National Ground Water Association (NGWA) is now available for October 2016. In this issue one can find highlights of the upcoming Groundwater Week to be held in Nevada, Las Vegas from December 6-8 2016. The Registration form is also available for persons who would wish to attend the event and not wait in line at the event.
Other information provided include highlights for Groundwater Week in terms of educational, networking and fun activities. Also included are other relevant information such as the importance of accident investigation within the workplace.
For those wishing to read a copy of the journal you can email me or visit me at my desk.