UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Youth’s Role in Making the Invisible Visible

"And it all starts by making the invisible visible." Hans Dencker Thulstrup, the Senior Programme Specialist for Water and Environmental Sciences, UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific Working toward this year's World Water Day 2022...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022 on Groundwater: Sustaining the Local Biodiversity and Livelihood

Groundwater provides us with various purposes which fulfil the social, economic, and environmental benefits. However, in many areas, it is frequently devalued, and even (over) exploited. Groundwater contamination is anotherconcern. Given these proble...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: Getting to know biosphere reserve and Sembalun area

"You are the future of the Rinjani-Lombok Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO Global Geopark. Without the engagement and leadership of young people, Biosphere Reserve and UNESCO Global Geopark research Rinjani-Lombok will not be possible." Moh. Djelid, Dire...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: A sustainable environment for 2030 and beyond

Learning Ground for the Young Water Leaders As the urgency and complexity of water and other climate-related problems in Indonesia are increasing dramatically, educating the next generation of water and climate leaders is a priority for Indonesia, no...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2021: Strategies for solutions

Following the technical meeting and 4-day workshop in Phase I, the Challenge continues to Phase II, which started on 11 October until 11 November 2021. This phase aims to sharpen the teams in translating their strategies into solutions with the guida...

Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020: The Final Phase

What the Challenge is about Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 is our capacity-building program that challenges and inspires Indonesia's Young River Leaders to contribute their own original ideas and solutions towards the sustainable d...

Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge – Phase II: not your mediocre online event

The start of Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge – Phase II After their "big graduation" from Phase I in November 2020, the Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge Teams moved to Phase II, held fully online in the comfort of our home as part of the on...

Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020: An overview of Phase I

What the Challenge is about Indonesia Healthy Rivers Challenge 2020 is a capacity-building program by The Water Agency that challenges and inspires Indonesia's Young River Leaders to contribute their own original ideas and solutions towards the ...

Eco Smart Ports (Indonesia 2019)

Launched during the Indonesia Maritime Forum in February, the Eco-Smart Port Challenge 2019 has been inviting young talent from across Indonesia to contribute their personal ideas and solutions for sustainable port development. The Eco-Smart Por...

Smart Delta (Myanmar 2016)

The Ayeyarwady Delta is one of the world's major deltas, running 300 km from east to west and 200 km from north to south. It is the main artery on which Myanmar's livelihood depends, providing food, water and a place to live and work for millions of ...

Indonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge: Indonesia 1st edition

The development of coasts and ports is of national importance to both Indonesia and the Netherlands, securing economic growth and offering safety against floods for millions of people. Given these are typically large-scale infrastructural projects, o...

Urban Water Rebels (Singapore 2014-2015)

The 3rd edition of the Singapore Water Challenge was launched on 3 June 2014 during the Singapore International Water Week. Mr. Khoo Teng Chey, Executive Director of the Singapore Centre for Liveable Cities and Mr. Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of...

First Edition of Port Academy 2020

Jakarta - The first Port Academy 2020 has successfully been organized. On the first day, the participants were introduced to the concept and management aspect of a port by the expert from Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment...

Indonesia Port Academy 2020

Jakarta - The first Port Academy 2020 has successfully been organized. On the first day, the participants were introduced to the concept and management aspect of a port by the expert from Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment...

Coasts & Ports (Indonesia 2013-2014)

The development of coasts and ports is of national importance to Indonesia, securing economic growth and offering safety against floods for millions of people. Given these are typically large-scale infrastructural projects, often taking place in dens...