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Regional Refresher Course 2012 on "Building Flood Disaster Resilience of Cities- Meeting Internal and External Challenges of the Future"

isms | 30 September, 2012 11:30

Notice on

Regional Refresher Course on

“Building Flood Disaster Resilience of Cities-

Meeting Internal and External Challenges of the Future”

1st -11th October, 2012

This 11-day Regional Refresher Course 2012 on “Building Flood Disaster Resilience of Cities- Meeting Internal and External Challenges of the Future” is being organized jointly by the Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering of School of Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands. The course begins on 1st October and ends on 11th October 2012. Around 22 alumni are participating in this Refresher Course and 10 national and international experts are sharing knowledge with them.

“To keep the skills and knowledge up-to-date and to stay in tune with changing professional demands” as quoted by the Rector Prof. Nagi, the UNESCO-IHE regional refresher courses are held annually in different locations, covering themes of direct relevance to these regions. The overall aim of the course is to strengthen knowledge and capacity of the alumni of UNESCO-IHE, working in the Asian region for the improved management of increased urban flood risk due to external and internal threats. Please refer http://www.unesco-ihe.org/Networks-Partnerships/Alumni/Refresher-Courses/Building-Flood-Disaster-Resilience-of-Cities and programs for details.

On behalf of Local Organizing Committee, I cordially invite you to the opening ceremony which will be held on 1st October 2012 from 15:00 at C.V. Raman Auditorium of Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre.  

Organizing Committee:

Central: UNESCO-IHE: Institute for Water Education, Delft, the Netherlands

Local: Department of Civil and Geomatics Engineering, KU, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal

Interested persons are requested to contact Local Organizing Committee Chairperson: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ramesh Kumar Maskey at 985110269 or rmaskey@ku.edu.np

 
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