On the occasion of the first IWA Development Congress,www.iwa2009mexico.org UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education will donate two full 18-month fellowships to allow developing country water professionals to participate in the 2010-2012 edition of UNESCO-IHE’s international MSc programme in Municipal Water and Infrastructure.
Details on the eligibility and application procedure for these fellowships will be announced at the time of the Mexico congress. UNESCO-IHE’s gesture is the first step towards establishing an IWA/UNESCO-IHE Water Supply and Sanitation Fellowship Scheme and Fund.
By making donations to this fund, IWA members and other interested organisations will be able to contribute to water supply and sanitation capacity building in developing countries, by facilitating more individuals to study at UNESCO-IHE.
Details of the Fellowships will be announced on Tuesday 17 November 2009.