December 2021

Date: 22 December 2021
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Communicating the shift towards water resilience


Berytech Media Training for Lebanese Journalists

Berytech in partnership with REVOLVE will organize a two days online training the 2nd and 3rd of February 2022. The training will be delivered in  English and followed up by a month of mentorship. The training will offer a space for Lebanese journalists to increase their knowledge about agritech (water, energy, food and environment) and cleantech, in a collaborative environment together with experts in the topic. 
Learn more & apply!


The #InvisibleWater Short Film wins the Sustainable Water Management Award from Fundación Botín!

The AMWAJ team received the prestigious Sustainable Water Management Award from Fundación Botín on Tuesday 14th December for its audiovisual artistic project on water usage and consumption. The Invisible Water Short Film aims to raise awareness about how we use and consume water without realizing it: the so called ‘virtual water’, which refers to water utilized to generate and manufacture products ranging from food to household goods, clothing, and buildings. 
Watch it here!


Water Crisis in Lebanon: it isn’t coming, it’s already here

 The five-part series on Lebanon’s water crisis describes how a country rich in natural resources became one of the most water insecure countries in the world.
MiCT International has launched a five-part series on Lebanon’s water crisis that describes how a country with abundant water resources available became one of the world’s most water-stressed nations. However, there are existing solutions to address the water crisis in Lebanon and the region as the MiCT video series highlights. 
Get to know more here!

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Mediterranean Routes 

The Mediterranean is more than a water body. It is trade, migration, cultural exchange, social and cultural history. Mashallah News has published five stories connecting different parts of the Mediterranean. 

Read it here!


Water, Energy, Food NEXUS Virtual Innovation Week

NEX-LABS and PHEMAC will bring together Euro-Mediterranean researchers, policy makers, investors, Industry players, SMEs and Entrepreneurs from 17 to 20 January 2022. Participants will get to know more about Water, Energy and Food (WEF) NEXUS status and realities in Tunisia and the Euro-Mediterranean Region.

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Jusoor Agriculture Accelerator Cultivating Ideas for a Greener Future 

The Jusoor Agriculture Accelerator will help start-ups in Jordan and Lebanon find answers to problems in the agriculture sector. The entrepreneurs will be coached, mentored, and provided with technical assistance in order to help them accelerate and expand their businesses.

Apply by Jan 2nd


Global Water Partnership Spring 2022 Internships

The Global Water Partnership (GWP) is looking for candidates to cover 5 internship positions in spring 2022. Students interested in sustainable development and water governance can participate in the internships to get work experience in the global GWP network.


Apply by Jan 7th


Media Relations and Content Developer, Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) 

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is offering a position as a Media Relations and Content Developer. The positions plays a significant role in raising worldwide awareness and support for SWA and its priority concerns, as well as in important target nations.

Apply by Dec 31th


Fishery Resources Specialist at The General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM)

The GFCM is looking for a Fishery Resources Specialist to provide technical inputs towards the implementation of the GFCM 2030 Strategy towards the sustainability of Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries. 

Apply by Dec 31th


PepsiCo Greenhouse Accelerator: MENA Sustainability Edition

PepsiCo Greenhouse Collaborative Accelerator MENA is inviting startups and entrepreneurs focused on reducing, recycling, and reinventing packaging materials to apply to their Sustainability program. 


Apply here


New MSc in Water and Sustainable Development

The Institute for Water Education (IHE Delft) has created a new MSc in Water and Sustainable Development. The program is aimed for early and mid-career water professionals who want to improve their knowledge and abilities in order to address water issues and it starts  in November as of 2022.

Register here!


Senior Programme Management Officer

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) in Bonn is looking for a Senior Program Management Officer to take the lead in developing and implementing the vision for strategic direction of GWOPA and leading the development of the GWOPA Secretariat work programme.

More info


Policy Officer for Land and Climate, at European Environmental Bureau (EEB)

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) is looking for a Policy Officer for Land and Climate to work  on the creation and implementation of policies in the nexus of agriculture, nature, and climate, while closely coordinating with the Climate team.

Apply by Jan 4th


Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) Careers & Opportunities

SIWI is recruiting for several positions to join the World Water Week team (Head of Programme, Digital Event Manager & Event Logistics Coordinator) and to join the Water and Sanitation team (Programme Officer & Programme Manager).

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AMWAJ stands for A Mediterranean Water And Journalism platform for sustainable development. We aspire to build an energy and water community around the Mediterranean. An initiative by REVOLVE.
CONTACT: Patricia Carbonell, Communication Coordinator
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