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The primary goal of the course is to provide “common-core” knowledge in the disciplines essential for establishing a successful Integreated Water Resource Management environment.

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About this Course

The primary goal of the course is to provide “common-core” knowledge in the disciplines essential for establishing a successful IWRM environment.

Upon completion of the course the United Nations University will award students with a Diploma in Integrated Water Resources Management. This diploma will be awarded for the successful completion of the full course (total 10 modules). A UNU Certificate of Completion will be given for the satisfactory completion of the main modules after module 1 has been completed (i.e., modules 2 to 9).

The curriculum offers a broad-based coverage of the principles and practices of IWRM, with knowledge being presented from the natural sciences, engineering, health, governance, public administration, social sciences, economics, resource conservation, planning, as well as aspects of program and project management.

Admission Requirements:

Candidates should have:

  • A degree or equivalent level qualification.
  • Relevant professional experience.
  • Proficiency in English (or Spanish, if done through CATHALAC).
  • Basic computer literacy and computer internet accessibility.

Age, gender, and youth representation will be duly considered during selection. Geographical balance will also be taken into account.

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Course Outline

Introduction

The Terrestrial Ecosystems

The Aquatic Ecosystems

Auqatic Ecosystems Health and Impact Assessment

Water Use

Waste Water

Governance and Community Based Approaches

Organizational Infrastructure and Management

Applying Integrated Water Resource Management

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  1. Course Number

    INWEH-02
  2. Classes Start

    Fall 2019
  3. Estimated Effort

    3 hours / week
  4. Length

    20 Weeks (or 6 months)
  5. Institute

    UNU-INWEH
  6. Certificate

    Yes
  7. Language

    English
  8. Levels

    All levels.