Post 7th World Water Forum Seminar – 6 October 2015, Putrajaya.

Post 7th World Water Forum Seminar – 6 October 2015, Putrajaya.

“The Malaysian Water Partnership (MyWP), in collaboration with the Department of Irrigation and Drainage Malaysia (DID) and supported by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), will be organising the ‘Water for Our Future – Post 7th World Water Forum SeminarR’ on the 6th October 2015. The Seminar will be held at the Dewan Baiduri, Wisma NRE in Putrajaya.

The objectives of the seminar are as follow:

  • to share the messages from the 7th World Water Forum to the national level and,
  • to get input for the enhancement of Malaysia’s action plans on national water resources management.

Registration fee:

Members: RM300
Non-members: RM400

For more information regarding registration procedure, programmes and organising committee, please download the following file. Alternatively, you may contact Pn. Athirah.

 


Invitation for the International Expert Workshop on ‘Towards Urban Water Security in Southeast Asia: Managing the Risk of Extreme Events’ – 19 to 20 Nov, 2015, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Organised by Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in collaboration with Institute of Technology Cambodia (ITC), Cambodia the International Expert Workshop on ‘Towards Urban Water Security in Southeast Asia: Managing the Risk of Extreme Events’ will take place from 19 to 20 November 2015 at Phnm Penh, Cambodia. This expert workshop aims to provide a platform to share research and better practices for managing risks of extreme events to urban water security among academia, research scholars, professionals, practitioners and government authorities in Southeast Asia and beyond.

Key dates

    • Submission of expression of interest and abstract: 7 July, 2015
    • Notification of acceptance: 15 July, 2015
    • Submission of full paper: 15 October, 2015
    • Workshop: 19-20 November, 2015

Full brochure regarding potential financial support and application process can be downloaded.

For more information please contact Dr. Vishnu Prasad Pandey (Email: vishnu@ait.asia; Phone: (66-2) 524-5571)


CETDEM Climate Change Dialogue 2015 – 22 May 2015, Hotel Armada, Petaling Jaya.

CETDEM Climate Change Dialogue 2015 – 22 May 2015, Hotel Armada, Petaling Jaya.

cetdemIn collaboration with MyCWP and MCCG, CETDEM will be organising its Climate Change Dialogue at Hotel Armada, Petaling Jaya on the 22 May 2015. This dialogue will feature Datuk Dr. Abdul Rahim bin Haji Nik who is the Deputy Secretary General (Environment) of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia. Datuk Dr. Abdul Rahim will be the moderator for this dialogue which will allow better understanding of the major challenges faced by Malaysian in relation to water resources management in the face of climate change. The deadline for registration is 5th of May 2015 and CPD hours will be applied from Board of Engineers of Malaysia. Brochures and participation form can be downloaded here.
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MyWP 13th Annual General Meeting – 9 April 2015, Royal Lake Club, Kuala Lumpur.

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Malaysian Water Partnership (MyWP) is y scheduled to be held on 9th April 2015 at Royal Lake Club, Kuala Lumpur. The meeting will start at 2.30pm with members’ registration. The total CPD hours will be granted pending BEM approval.

With regard to voting process, in accordance with Rule No. 9 of the MyWP Constitution, the  EXCOM wishes to inform members  that the posts of the 2015/2017 EXCOM as listed below is open for nomination:

  • Chairperson (1 post)
  • Two Vice Chairpersons (2 posts)
  • Treasurer (1 post)
  • Ten Committee Members (as least 6 shall be Institutional)  ( 10 posts)

The above officers shall be proposed and seconded, and the elections will be by a simple majority vote of members at the AGM.

Attendance form, nomination form and proxy form is available for download via this link.

The 13th Annual Report can also be downloaded via this link.

For more information please contact Puan Athirah at athirahlim@gmail.com.


SEA REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON SRI 2015  – 25 to 28 May 2015, TH Hotel, Alor Setar, Kedah.

The Malaysian Agroecology Society SRI-Mas will be organising a regional conference titled ‘SEA REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON SRI 2015’,   from 25 to 28 May 2015 at TH Hotel, Alor Setar, Kedah.  The pre-conference Rice IPM workshop will be conducted on the 25th May 2015 at the same venue. SRI-Mas 2015 will explore the avenues of garnering support and moving SRI forward through regional and international networks and communication with emphasis on supporting small scale farming, consumer health and farmer market networks. With the theme “Innovating Shared Values”, this conference is expected to boost and increase awareness among farmers, decision makers, policy makers and other stakeholders on the importance of shared values in promoting sustainable rice production and consumption at all levels.

For further information, please visit http://www.sri-mas.org and  http://www.sri-mas.org/#!sri-3-conference/cxw6 or download the brochure.

You can also contact/fax the organiser at:

Zakirah: +6049286963 / +60195763037;

Anizan +60193327053; or

Fax: +604-9287070.