29-31 May 2013, Delft, The Netherlands

CD Symposium
Developing Capacity from Rio to Reality: Who's Taking the Lead?

Video Coverage

Links to (video) material from and about the Symposium

  • In this video, Kitty van der Heijden, Director DME (Department for Climate, Environment, Energy and Water) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Netherlands & Dutch Ambassador for Sustainable Development and Ambassador Csaba Körösi, Head of the Permanent Mission of Hungary to the United Nations, give us an overview of the symposium and the role of journalists to spread the lessons to the real world. They highlight that hygiene and sanitation should be taken into account when we think about developing water-related capacity. Kitty van der Heijden points to The Netherlands as an example for transboundary water management.
  • This video shows an interview with Wouter Lincklaen Arriens from the ADB on leadership in the water sector.
  • Video on first impressions of the Symposium by a number of participants.
  • In this video, Kirsten De Vette, programme officer at IWA headquarters talks about the importance of human resources capacity development.
  • Youth interview at the Symposium.
  • This video is a summary of experience with institutional capacity development in Kenya, by Annabel Waititu, Executive Director at the Institute of Environmental and Water Management.
  • This video shows that IHE Delft alumni are also great contributors to the Symposium. M. Quassem is a Former Director General from the Water resources Planning Organization Government of Bangladesh.
  • In this video, an Italian junior researcher makes a evaluation of capacity development and the importance of new technologies for the success in the water sector as a young professional.
  • Interview 1 with a participant at the Joint sector monitoring-session during 5th Delft IHE Symposium.
  • Interview 2 with a participant at the Joint sector monitoring-session during 5th Delft IHE Symposium.
  • Interview 3 with a participant at the Joint sector monitoring-session during 5th Delft IHE Symposium.
  • Video about experience of an alumnus from Gambia.
  • Video about the country case study on Colombia with Monica Sanz Galinda.
  • In this interview Safa Fanaian, Project Officer at WASSAN in India, and alumna from IHE Delft, talks about the lack of awareness regarding the need for capacity development in the water sector.
  • Article on: "5th Delft Symposium: global standards for water leadership to boost implementation of creative solutions"