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Web Table Talk Egypt-The Netherlands water cooperation

On the 25th of May the NICC foundation hosted a web-table-talk about the Egypt – Netherlands water cooperation timeline: A summation of the 60+ years of bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the Egyptian water sector. The aim of the timeline is to provide a historical context to newcomers in the Egyptian water sector and … Continue reading “Web Table Talk Egypt-The Netherlands water cooperation”

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Fair Trade Timeline online

On the day that multiple fair trade organisations ask attention for the importance of fair trade for sustainable development, NICC publishes a timeline on the history of this fair trade movement and the involvement of Dutch organisations in this movement. The timeline is based on various items from the NICC collection, several online sources, and … Continue reading “Fair Trade Timeline online”

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Web Table Talk on Urban Water Supply and Sanitation

The role of ‘water tools’ in urban water and sanitation facilities was the main topic during the NICC-Web- Table-Talk held on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The recording of this is available here online. The NICC – Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Web-Table-Talk revers to the NICC Urban RSS timeline. The timeline provides an overview of … Continue reading “Web Table Talk on Urban Water Supply and Sanitation”

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Web Table Talk: Water, satellite data and games

Achieving food security while sustainably using water resources is an important challenge today and in the future. WaPOR, FAO’s portal to monitor Water Productivity through Open-access of Remotely sensed derived data, gives users access to a wide variety of near-real-time satellite data on water productivity. This data can be used to design strategies to increase … Continue reading “Web Table Talk: Water, satellite data and games”

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Development cooperation: what are the positions of the political parties?

On March 17, the general elections will take place in The Netherlands. Voting advice is given through various platforms, where the positions of political parties and what they stand for at home and abroad are shown. What about international development cooperation and how high is this theme on their political agenda? The international cooperation-oriented organizations … Continue reading “Development cooperation: what are the positions of the political parties?”

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Jakkie Cilliers: ‘Africa First!’

On February 18, 2021, Foundation NICC was following an online presentation by the South African author Jakkie Cilliers of his book ‘Africa First! : Igniting a growth revolution’, followed by discussions. Mr. Cilliers is Head of the African Futures & Innovation at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) and he is also Chairman of the … Continue reading “Jakkie Cilliers: ‘Africa First!’”

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Webinar ‘Groundwater’: history met future for water adaptation – watch recording

Groundwater a vital resource. However, out of public sight and hence out of political mind. With new technologies, groundwater becomes more visible, as are the potentials and limits of its use. What developments took place throughout the past 75 years? Albert Tuinhof, Frits Dirks and Ebal Smidt gave on January 26th, 2021 inspiring presentations and … Continue reading “Webinar ‘Groundwater’: history met future for water adaptation – watch recording”

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Webinar Timeline Water Sanitation and Health very engaging

Game changers in the past and future The approach to water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) has shifted largely throughout the past decades. What were the big game changers that impacted WASH interventions? Tuesday 15 December 2020 Stichting NICC organised a webinar about this. Sjef Ernes highlighted some of the most intriguing facts of WASH. Following … Continue reading “Webinar Timeline Water Sanitation and Health very engaging”

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Webinar WASH December 15th, 2020 12.00 CET

Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) has been an international topic of discussion for several decades. This importance is underlined by its presence within the sustainable development goals. What developments took place throughout the past 85 years? How have different actors influenced these developments? Join our webinar on December 15th at 12:00 CET on the global … Continue reading “Webinar WASH December 15th, 2020 12.00 CET”

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World Toilet Day: WASH Timelines

November 19 is known as World Toilet Day; a day where we focus on raising awareness of sanitation worldwide. The NICC Foundation emphasizes the importance of this. Everyone in the world should have access to good sanitation. November 19th is known as World Toilet Day, to raise awareness about sanitation throughout the world. Stichting NICC … Continue reading “World Toilet Day: WASH Timelines”

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