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Jan
23

Water Futures - Workshop to discuss collaborative opportunities

  1.   Meeting
  2.   Public
  1.   23rd Jan, 2019
As the Yangon city development is continuing at a rapid pace, the management of water is growing to become a key topic. With a wide scale of water management challenges still ahead, now is the tim... As the Yangon city development is continuing at a rapid pace, the management of water is growing to become a key topic.

With a wide scale of water management challenges still ahead, now is the time to get a good understanding of which colleagues and organisations are covering the different areas of the city regarding wise water management this year.

On Wednesday the 23rd of January, 2019, The Water Agency will host a community of practice session, a o workshop to encourage collaboration, for water professionals in Yangon. Led by experienced host Dr Piet Filet, from Brisbane, Australia, participants will explore the collaborative water agenda set for 2019.

The session is organised with the aim to share and bring light to all the water management activities undertaken in Yangon, match the work efforts to make collaborative benefits for the Yangon and the wider region.

The session will be hosted by:

Dr Piet Filet – water management expert from Brisbane, Australia

During this workshop we will explore the Yangon and regional focus and the collaborative opportunities between various water professionals. In small groups participants will develop a roadmap for Yangon water professionals and organisations based on 4-6 key principals that will be introduced by Dr Filet.

The CoP session gives you an opportunity to meet partners, but also make new connections while you learn what 2019 has in store for Yangon regarding water management. The workshop is open to any water professionals.

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Included: light snack.
Location: Aroma Bistro & Tapas on the east side of Kandawgi Lake
Cost: free of charge
Date: Wednesday 23rd of January, 2019
Time: 2.00 PM – 5.00 PM

If you would like to attend this CoP session, please let us know you are coming by registering through the link (https://goo.gl/forms/mlxg1o9cqBZYSyQv1) or give us a call. Please call/email us if you have any questions: +959 7 6930 8008 or send an email to [email protected]
Jan
27

Kawdawgyi Lake Walking Tour

  1.   Education & Training
  2.   Public
  1.   27th Jan, 2019
Kandawgyi, at the heart of Yangon, serves not only recreation purposes. The lake, artificial, plays an important role in the water management of the downtown Yangon area, for example in the provision ... Kandawgyi, at the heart of Yangon, serves not only recreation purposes. The lake, artificial, plays an important role in the water management of the downtown Yangon area, for example in the provision of drinking water. The natural scene of the lake water and large shady trees also are crucial in protecting the urban area from flooding.
Experience and learn more about the different roles of Kandawgyi lake, by joining us on a new Water Walking Tour around Kandawgyi Lake on Sunday 27th of January, 2019. The tour will be led with an experienced host:
Dr Piet Filet – water management expert from Brisbane, Australia

During this Water Walking Tour we take around the beautiful Kandawgyi Lake, passing along the north side of the lake to the U HtaungBo Point. We walk together and along the way, we explore the different functions that the ‘great royal lake’ has to downtown Yangon.
Afterwards, we move to Signature Restaurant, for a light snack/lunch and short presentations on the lake. Water management expert Dr Piet Filet will give you a short introduction on the concept of building resilience, sharing ideas and vision for the managing the water function of Kandawgyi Lake.
Meet new people and make new connections while you learn more on this iconic place. The Kandawgyi lake tour is an interesting fun tour for everyone interested.

Inclusions: Burmese and English speaking guide/expert on water management, light snack.
Starting point: Japan Embassy, Kandawgyi Lake. After the tour we have a short presentation in Signature Restaurant.
Cost: 5000 MMK per person
Date: Sunday 27th of January, 2019
Time: 9.00 AM – 12:00 PM

Min: 5 persons, maximum 20 persons. As long as the minimum amount of persons are joining, the tour is guaranteed to start.
To book your spot on this tour, please let us know you are coming through this form. Please call/email us if you have any questions: +959 972075502 or send an email to [email protected]
Feb
26

AVPN Myanmar Social Investment Summit 2019

  1.   General
  2.   Public
  1.   26th Feb, 2019
Now in its 3rd year, the AVPN Myanmar Social Investment Summit 2019 will bring together a diverse group of funders and resource providers from Myanmar and the Asian region to discuss collaborative and... Now in its 3rd year, the AVPN Myanmar Social Investment Summit 2019 will bring together a diverse group of funders and resource providers from Myanmar and the Asian region to discuss collaborative and outcome-focused social investment strategies and opportunities.

From corporate philanthropy to CSR to impact investing, the conference will cover a range of investment approaches, as well as concentrate on selected impact areas and AVPN’s curated selection of Social Purpose Organisations – NGOs and social enterprises – listed on its Deal Share Platform.

Join 250 delegates from Myanmar and other Asian countries for a day-long forum with plenary sessions, workshops, roundtables and Deal Share Live engagements.

Stay tuned for more updates!

Please contact AVPN Myanmar country representative for questions: [email protected]
Mar
04

World Water Day 2019

  1.   General
  2.   Public
  1.   4th Mar, 2019 - 5th Mar, 2019
More Information Coming Soon. Date - TBD.
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