Friday, September 17, 2010

Water Conflict Management" Training of Trainers from Africa: 20-24 September 2010, Perugia, Italy

The World Water Assessment Program and UNESCO-PCCP (From Potential Conflict to Cooperation Potential) are offering a training in “Water Conflict Management” for trainers from African countries. This training course will be held from 20 to 24 September 2010 at Villa La Colombella in Perugia, Italy. The course will provide new and additional insights into the art of cooperation and trust-building related to the use of transboundary water resources and provide a forum where participants could exchange their respective skills while enhancing their comparative advantages and experiences. It will ultimately be the basis for enhancing the teaching ability of each participant to act effectively among his/her constituencies. Ten trainers coming from African countries, among Botswana, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe, will be selected to attend the course. UNESCO-PCCP (From Potential Conflict to Cooperation Potential) is a WWAP and UNESCO-IHP program that facilitates multi-level and interdisciplinary dialogues in order to foster peace, cooperation and development related to the management of transboundary water resources

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