Capacity Development

Creating future water leaders

Our Education program builds future water leaders – Integrated Water Management professionals able to collaborate, create and deliver innovative approaches to complex water management and sustainable development challenges.

The IWC Master of Integrated Water Management Water Leadership Program draw on the expertise of international leaders in teaching, research and practice to develop the leadership capacity, strategic, managerial and technical skills you need to advance in the water sector.

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Our training strengthens both the individual and institutional capacity in Integrated Water Management.

Built upon our strong foundation in education, combined with expert knowledge from around Australia and across disciplines, we offer online, short and custom-designed courses tailored specifically to the needs of water professionals and their respective industries.

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Capacity Development

Our Capacity Development Partnerships support organisations to deliver more effective programming, build sector capacity and contribute to improving the health and wellbeing of communities, the environment and economies.

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WASH Futures Conference 2018

WASH Futures Conference 2018 was hosted by the International WaterCentre in partnership with the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Delivered over five days, including a two-day conference and three days of training workshops, the event was held in Brisbane, Australia 5 – 9 March 2018. Centering on the core theme of Collaboration for Universal WASH, the event brought together water, sanitation and hygiene professionals from around the world to share innovations and evidence around ways to achieve a WASH future in which the water, sanitation and hygiene needs for all are sustained.

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28 March
The International WaterCentre (IWC) was proud to host over 350 delegates during the WASH Futures...
28 March
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12 February
Coinciding with World Water Day, Adelaide’s Smart Water Summit – 22 & 23 March 2018...

International WaterCentre in numbers

The IWC network spans 170 partners and associates over 1,000 Alumni in 85 countries

Countries shaded in light blue are countries where IWC students have come from since the Master of Inegrated Water Management (MIWM) launch in 2008.

* The IWC Alumni Network has over 1,000 members in total including 370 students and graduates from the Master of Integrated Water Management (IWM) program, 163 from the Water Leadership Program and 512 graduates from IWC’s training courses.