The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education is established in 2003. It carries out research, education and capacity building activities in the fields of water, environment and infrastructure. UNESCO-IHE continues the work that began in 1957 when IHE first offered a postgraduate diploma course in hydraulic engineering to practising professionals from developing countries.The Institute is based in Delft, the Netherlands, and is owned by all UNESCO member states. It is established as a UNESCO ‘category I' institute jointly by UNESCO and the Government of the Netherlands.


Cap-Net is an international network for capacity building in IWRM. It is made up of a partnership of autonomous international, regional and national institutions and networks committed to capacity building in the water sector.

Networks have proven to be effective at promoting the understanding of integrated water resources management and play a key role in supporting the development of IWRM and the achievement of the MDG's.


AguaJaring, the Southeast Asia Regional Capacity Building Network for Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) was established in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 11 January 2007. Officially launched on 22 October 2007 during the 3rd SEA Water Forum held in Kuala Lumpur, AguaJaring serves as a regional capacity building network in water resources management in South East Asia (SEA).. Since then, AguaJaring has carried out a number of activities such as workshops, training programs, and surveys related to Capacity Building and Water Resources Management. AguaJaring is a non-profit network organization comprising of individuals, institutions and networks in SEA .




IHE Indonesia

A Capacity Building and Professional Development Centre

The first capacity building activities in the field of Water Resources Development and Management in Indonesia started in 1986 by the International Institute for Infrastructure, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering - IHE Delft, the Netherlands. A Regional Branch Office of IHE Delft was established in Jakarta to represent IHE Delft in Indonesia. It became an independent consultancy firm PT Infrastruktur, Hidro dan Ekologi Indonesia (IHE Indonesia). Based on the notarial act no. 13, Bandung December 18, 2003, and the Ministerial of Justice decree issued on March 11, 2004, number C-05875 HT.01.01.TH.2004, while the business license was issued by the Department of Industry and Commerce on March 1, 2004, number 510/2-0104-DISINDAG/2004. The office is located in Jalan Taman Kemang 32A, Jakarta Selatan.

Since 2004 IHE Indonesia is the main partner of UNESCO IHE, Delft, The Netherlands to establish and manage the Collaborative Knowledge Network (CKNet) and the management and implementation of the Water Resources and Irrigation Management project for the Indonesian water sector.

The 2016 International conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE2016) will be held in Shanghai, China from July 23 to July 26, 2016. Based on the Summary and Discussion in WRE2015, the WRE2016 will mainly focus on the Sustainability Development of Environment and Water Resource. Paper Submis

2016 International Conference on Water Resource and Environment (WRE2016)

The ICSWRM 2016: 18th International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Sustainable Water Resources Management. It

ICSWRM 2016 : 18th International Conference on Sustainable Water Resources Management

The Turkish Chapter of IGS joyfully announce that the 6th European Geosynthetics Congress will be held on September 25-28, 2016,

6th European Geosynthetics Congress / 25-28 September 2016

The Understanding Risk & Finance Conference, to be held from Nov. 17-19, 2015 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, aims to advance the risk assessment and risk financing agenda in Africa.

The Understanding Risk & Finance Conference, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,

The 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management 2015 will be held at Earl's Regency Hotel, Kandy, Sri Lanka, as the next in line of a highly successful series of conferences held since December 2010. The Conference will run over three days and features pres

6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management 2015 (11 - 14 Dec 2015)

FLOODrisk 2016 will explore research advances in flood risk analysis and innovations in flood risk management practice. The conference will consider all aspects of flood risk and will cover the causes of floods, their impacts on people, property and the environment, and portfolios of risk management

3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management (18 - 20 Oct 2016)

June 06, 2016

How We Set Up a Network of Partners to Achieve Greater Influence

June 06, 2016

Five Critical Factors for Working Well in Partnerships

June 06, 2016

Introducing the SWIFT Tool for Environmental Assessment and Risk Screening for Rural Water Supply

June 06, 2016

Introduction: Gender and Resilience

June 06, 2016

Impact Measurement and Accountability in Emergencies: The good enough guide