SESRIC Events


Training Workshop on ‘Water Governance and Integrated Water Management’ for Lake Chad Basin Countries
Date : 19-22 October 2020 Venue : Virtual - N'Djamena Chad

Within the framework of SESRIC’s Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water-CaB) and the Resolution No. 3/46-E (Part B) on Replenishing of Lake Chad adopted by the 46th Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC, SESRIC and the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) jointly organized a Training Workshop on “Water Governance and Integrated Water Management” on 19-22 October 2020 for the benefit of the national water resource institutions of the Lake Chad Basin countries through an online video conference platform.

Training Course on ‘Integrated Water Resources Management’
Date : 12-16 October 2020 Venue : Virtual - Amman Jordan

Within the framework of SESRIC’s Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water-CaB), SESRIC organized a training course on “Integrated Water Resources Management” on 12-16 October 2020 for the benefit of participants from the Ministry of Water and Irrigation of Jordan.

Training Course on ‘Water Saving and Management in Agriculture Sector’
Date : 24-28 August 2020 Venue : Virtual - Porto-Novo Benin

Within the framework of SESRIC’s Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water-CaB), SESRIC organized a training course on “Water Saving and Management in Agriculture Sector” on 24-28 August 2020, for the benefit of 40 experts from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of the Republic of Benin. The course was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches.

Training Course on ‘Treated Wastewater Reuse’
Date : 11-13 June 2019 Venue : Ramallah Palestine

SESRIC organised a Training Course on ‘Treated Wastewater Reuse’ on 11-13 June 2019 in Ramallah, Palestine within the framework of the OIC Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water-CaB).

Regional Seminar on Innovative Technologies in Water Sector for the achievement of the SDG 6
Date : 26-28 June 2018 Venue : Amman Jordan

SESRIC, in collaboration with the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) and the University of Jordan, organized a 2-day Regional Seminar on Innovative Technologies in Water Sector for the achievement of the SDG 6 on 26-28 June 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Researchers and experts from 15 OIC Member States, namely, Egypt, Iran, Indonesia, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey and Uzbekistan attended the Seminar.

First Meeting of the OIC Water Council
Date : 15-16 November 2017 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

The first meeting of the OIC Water Council will be held in Istanbul in the period 15-16 November, 2017. The meeting will be held in pursuance of the decision of the 3rd session of the OIC Conference of Ministers Responsible for Water (ICMW) which was held in Istanbul between the dates 17-19 May 2016 and which approved the establishment of the OIC Water Council and adopted its Terms of Reference.

The Technical Visit on ‘Water Resources Management’
Date : 08-19 August 2016 Venue : Istanbul, Akcakoca, Kastomonu, Samsun, Rize, Artvin, Bayburt, Amasya and Bolu Turkey

SESRIC organised in collaboration with the DSI (Devlet Su İşleri) and Islamic Development Bank (IDB) a Technical Visit on “Water Resources Management” within the framework of the OIC Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water-CaB) in Istanbul, Akcakoca, Kastomonu, Samsun, Rize, Artvin, Bayburt, Amasya and Bolu on 08-19 August 2016. The Technical Visit was provided by experts from DSI’s 14th Regional Office, Istanbul Turkey. The target group of this Technical Visit was the trainers from Ministry of Water and Sanitation, Mauritania, Ministry of Water and Mineral Resources, Somalia, Ministry for Water & Sanitation, Senegal and Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda.

Training Course on Water Capacity Building
Date : 21-25 December 2015 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

SESRIC organised a five day Water Capacity Building training course in collaboration with the General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works (DSI), Turkey and Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) on 21-25 December 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. The course was attended by four participants each from the Department of Environment (DoE), Bangladesh and the National Water And Electricity Co.Ltd (NAWEC), Gambia.

Training Course on ‘Water Management: Using Modern Irrigation Facilities’
Date : 06-07 December 2015 Venue : Kabul Afghanistan

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan, SESRIC organised the training course on “Water Management: Using Modern Irrigation Facilities” at the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on 6-7 December 2015, within the framework of the OIC Agriculture Capacity Building Programme (OIC-AgriCaB). The course was conducted by Mr. Ali Çağlar ÇELİKCAN, Ms. Aylin ÇELİK and Mr. Korkut Gokhan Kurtar expert at Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Republic of Turkey with the participation of experts from Ministry of Agriculture and relevant Agricultural Institutions, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Below topics were covered in the two day course:

Training Course on ‘Water Resources Management’
Date : 24-26 November 2015 Venue : Yaoundé Cameroon

SESRIC in collaboration with the Ministry of Employment and Vocational Training (MINEFOP) Republic of Cameroon, organised a three day training course on ‘‘Water Resources Management’’ within the framework of the Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water-CaB) in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The training course was provided by Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir President of High Atlas Foundation, Kingdom of Morocco, with the participation of agricultural experts and staffs from different relevant institutions of Cameroon. Below topics were covered in the three day course:

Training Course on 'Integrated Water Resources Management'
Date : 13-14 October 2015 Venue : Ramallah Palestine

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan, SESRIC organised the training course on 'Integrated Water Resources Management' at the Palestinian Water Authority on 13th-14th October 2015, within the framework of the Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water-CaB). The course was conducted by Mr. Burhan Fuat ÇANKAYA, Expert at the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs with participation of relevant experts of PWA.

Training Course on “Methods of Water Data and Information Collection’’ in Palestine
Date : 19-20 August 2015 Venue : Ramallah Palestine

The Centre organised a training course on “Methods of Water Data and Information Collection (Water Statistics)” on 19-20 August 2015 at the venue of the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA), Palestine.

First Meeting of National Focal Points (NFPs) for the OIC Water Vision
Date : 03-05 June 2015 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

The First Meeting of National Focal Points (NFPs) for the OIC Water Vision took place on 3-5 June 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. The meeting was attended by the National Focal Points from OIC Member States, OIC Institutions, and Observers. SESRIC was presented in the meeting by Senior Researcher Mr. Mazhar Hussain and Researcher Mr. Fadi Farasin. SESRIC updated the attendees on its water related activities along four dimensions reflecting the core areas of its mandate i.e. statistics, data dissemination, research, and training.

International Integrated Water Management Workshop
Date : 25-26 February 2014 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of the Republic of Turkey and the Turkish Water Institute (SUEN), organised the International Integrated Basin Management Workshop on 25-26 February 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Training Course on ‘Water Resources Management’ in Azerbaijan
Date : 06-07 February 2013 Venue : Baku Azerbaijan

Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) organised training on “Water Resources Management” at the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan, on 6-7 February 2013. The course was provided by Ms. Saliha Değirmencioğlu, an expert from Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, and was attended by approximately 25 participants from different organisations such as Azersu and Melioration and Water Economy Joint-Stock Companies (JSCs).

Islamic Conference of Ministers Responsible for Water
Date : 05-06 March 2012 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

The Islamic Conference of Ministers Responsible for Water was held in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey during the period 05-06 March, 2012 under the theme “Working Together for a Water Secure Future”. The Conference was hosted by the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. Ministers, Deputy Ministers and high level officials from 28 Member States of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), OIC Institutions, Observers and international organizations participated in the Conference. The aim of the Conference was to provide an opportunity for the Ministers and Representatives of the OIC Member States to review and adopt the OIC Water Vision Document which has been prepared by an Advisory Panel of Experts, composed of prominent experts from all the OIC regions, and discuss major issues and challenges related to the implementation of the OIC Water Vision. Mr. Nabil Dabour, Director of Economic and Social Research Department, and Mr. Mazhar Hussain, Researcher, represented the Centre thereat.

The Senior Officials Meeting on the OIC Water Vision
Date : 12-14 January 2012 Venue : Istanbul Turkey

The Meeting of Senior Officials from Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) took place in Istanbul, Republic of Turkey from 12 to 14 January 2012 to consider the OIC Water Vision document. The Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, Republic of Turkey in collaboration with the OIC General Secretariat hosted the Meeting. Fifty participants from thirty-two OIC Member States and OIC Institutions attended the Meeting during which Mr. Atilla Karaman, Researcher, represented the SESRIC.

Training Course on 'Water Resources Management' in Sudan
Date : 23-24 November 2011 Venue : Khartoum Sudan

Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) organized training on “Water Resources Management” at the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources of the Republic of Sudan, on 23-24 November 2011. The Course was provided by Mr. Burhan Fuat Çankaya, an expert from the Directorate of Water Management of Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, and was attended by staff members of the Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources of the Republic of Sudan.