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Watch the NICC-Web-Table-Talk 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 “Watch the NICC-Web-Table-Talk Urban Water Supply and Sanitation!”

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NICC Web-Table-talk: Water (WaPOR), satellite data and games – watch the recording

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 “NICC Web-Table-talk: Water (WaPOR), satellite data and games – watch the recording”

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Development cooperation and the general elections on 17 March: 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 and the general elections on 17 March: 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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NICC at SDG café about gender and Corona crisis

The Corona crisis appears to increase inequality in the world. What is happening and what can we do about inequality, oppression and exclusion in times of Corona? NICC was online on 16 September at a meeting of Dutch organizations on the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN, the so-called SDG café. The conversation focused on … Continue reading “NICC at SDG café about gender and Corona crisis”

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Webinar: Rural Water Supply and Handpumps

A large part of the rural water supply in developing countries has been and still is with handpumps. What were developments in the past 50 years and what are lessons learned? Stichting NICC organised a webinar on Tuesday 20 October 2020 in which Henk Holtslag glanced through water history with a bird’s eye view and … Continue reading “Webinar: Rural Water Supply and Handpumps”

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