National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD): A Solution to Tidal Flooding?

Jakarta is hit by a tidal flood every year and cause some loss for the city. The city risk on sinking also higher because of land subsidence problem. Without any significant action, it is predicted that Jakarta will face USD 521 million loss risks on 2050 caused by flood. To overcome the sinking pro...

What is Happening at COP27?

Faced with a growing energy crisis, record greenhouse gas concentrations, and increasing extreme weather events, COP27 seeks renewed solidarity between countries, to deliver on the landmark Paris Agreement, for people and the planet.

Strengthening the Disaster Resilience in Indonesia

Why Disaster Resilience Important? Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world, frequently exposed to a range of hazards. Over 60% of Indonesia's districts are exposed to a high risk of flooding. Located in the Pacific Ring of Fire with 127 active volcanoes, Indonesia als...

WINNER 2022: Collaboration for Sustainable Blue, Green, Digital Economies and Societies

The Week of Indonesia-Netherlands Education and Research (WINNER) is an initiative collaboration between Indonesia and The Netherlands focusing on education and research. This year's event is the third edition of WINNER and took place from 18-20 October 2022. Due to this changing environment, the Ne...

UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Concept Solutions

The Concept Solution The final phase of the UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Groundwater is the Final Presentation. All the teams are required to present their best concept solutions as well as to show the banner they have made. The outputs then will be scored by the juries to determine the w...

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UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Groundwater

It is a wrap! After the three weeks online phase of UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge, the offline phase in Indonesia and Vietnam then started on Monday, 19 September 2022. It was thrilling to see when participants from various backgrounds started to work as a team on the issues of groundwater in th...

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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 message on making the invisible visible, UNESCO ...

SELECTED PARTICIPANTS

We are excited to announce the amazing #youngwaterleaders for UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022: Groundwater. Congratulations for all the Indonesian and Vietnamese brightest youth who made it! Keep your spirit up and good luck for the next four weeks! For those who have not been ...

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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 problems, the unsustainability usage of groundwater has ...

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022 I am not majoring in a water-related field, can I still apply? Don't worry! Everyone from every major are welcomed to apply.  How many participants will be taken from each country? 25 participants will b...

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: UNESCO WATER RESILIENCE CHALLENGE 2022 – GROUNDWATER

PROGRAM OVERVIEW UNESCO and The Water Agency are seeking candidates for the UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge 2022 on the theme of GROUNDWATER. Indonesian and Vietnamese citizens between the ages of 18 and 30, full-time undergraduate students or those who have graduated from college, university, or ...

UNESCO WATER RESILIENCE CHALLENGE 2022: GROUNDWATER

The UNESCO Water Resilience Challenge is a capacity-building program that challenges and inspires the next future leaders, especially students and young professionals from various backgrounds, to contribute ideas and concepts for their version of sustainable water management in biosphere reserve are...

Indonesia has been selected to host the World Water Forum in 2024

Source: KOMPASDate: March 21, 2022 JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com - The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) announced that Indonesia was chosen to host the 10th World Water Forum (WWF) in 2024. This was decided at the 9th WWF in Dakar, Senegal, on Saturday (19 /3/2022) where Indonesia received 3...

Sustainable water management bolsters water resiliency

 Source: ANTARADate: March 16, 2022  Jakarta (ANTARA) - The sustainable water resource management program is necessary to improve Indonesia's water resiliency, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto noted through a statement on Tuesday. "The Indonesian Government rem...

Clean Rivers are Essential for Indonesia's Clean Energy Transition

Source: MongabayDate: January 11, 2022 Commentary by Warief Djajanto Basorie on 11 January 2022 • Indonesian President Joko Widodo has touted hydropower as key to the country's transition away from coal, which currently dominates the national energy mix. • But while Indonesia has a wealth of major r...