From dissociated approaches towards integrated practices

The second webinar of AIWW 2021 will be based on the topic: Leveraging the power of collaboration and multi-stakeholder engagement: enablers, challenges and way forward.

How do we break from dissociated approaches across sectors and boundaries AND transition towards integrated practices?

Moderator: Henk Ovink (Special Envoy to United Nations for Water, NL)

See speakers profiles below!

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Ambassador for Water, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs
Henk Ovink was appointed by the Cabinet of the Netherlands as the first Special Envoy for International Water Affairs in 2015. As the Ambassador for Water, he is responsible for advocating water awareness around the world, focusing on building institutional capacity and coalitions among governments, multilateral organisations, the private sector and NGOs to address the world’s pressing water needs and help initiate transformative interventions.
Lead Water Programmes
Dennis van Peppen, manager of global issues and water at Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). During trade missions Mr. Van Peppen also functions as Deputy Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of the Government of the Netherlands. He is an experienced project and programme management experience in both public and private sector, who has a passion for water management but also for international development, international politics and international political economy. He holds a master’s degree in International Relations of the University of Amsterdam.
Young Expert
Juliette has a BSc in Civil Engineering and MSc in Integrated Water Resources Management from Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). She works as Project Manager Water & Climate for TU Delft, assisting in setting up collaborations between industry, government and knowledge institutions to co-work on global challenges and bringing innovations and stimulate the technology transfer to society. As part of the Young Experts Programme (YEP), she manages and coordinates the Orange Knowledge Programme (OKP) “Climate Proof Vietnam” project , which aims to improve educational and organizational capacity at partner universities in Vietnam in the fields of water management and climate change. Additionally, the project strives to stimulate entrepreneurship amongst staff and students, and create links with local and international water companies and institutes..
Country Representative and Program Manager
Dr. Annadel S. Cabanban, Country Representative and Program Manager of Wetlands International Philippines Programme. Annadel Salvio Cabanban obtained her Ph. D. in Marine Biology at James Cook University, Australia in 1992. She was in the academe in the Philippines and in Malaysia from 1979 to 2006. Interspersed in her academic career are regional, environmental projects funded by the Australian Government, WorldFish Center, Conservation International, and World Wide Fund for Nature. She has participated in various capacities in regional projects in the South China Sea Large Marine Ecosystem (LME), Sulu-Celebes (Sulawesi) LME, Pacific LME with grants from the Global Environment Fund, International Waters Focal Area since 1995 to the present and implemented by the Asian Development Bank, United Nations Environment Programme, and the United Nations Development Programme. She was the Co-Chair of the Large Marine Ecosystem and Open Oceans Working Group, International Waters Science Project (GEF ID 3343), UNEP and a member of the regional team on the South China Sea Impact Evaluation Study of the GEF. At present, she is engaged in the implementation of the Coral Triangle Initiative Coastal and Marine Resources Management Project in Southeast Asia and Pacific Countries. She is a member of the Commission on Ecosystem Management, International Union for the Conservation of Nature and the International Society for Reef Studies.
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