Integrated Water Resources Management Master Program Retreat


May 20, 2019

Date: 17-18 May 2019


Starting from 2011, in the framework of Berlin Process, initiated by Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany, there was established a Master’s program on Integrated Water Resources Management under Kazakh-German University aimed at training young professionals from Central Asia and Afghanistan and prepare the leaders of tomorrow as integrated water resources management professionals to help solve Central Asia’s water problems on a regional and national levels.

The IWRM MSc retreat provides information and working sessions on the program’s approaches and progress.

The 2 days’ retreat showcased experiences and good practices developed since the program was established in the region and discuss recommendations about an overall view of the program.

The focus of the event was on the achievements of IWRM MSc programme and new approaches in education of water management in Central Asia.

The format of the event allowed sharing the opinion of all interested parties and have an open discussion on the major results and most important issues for IWRM Master programme, and important steps in re-energizing the programme.