Co-sponsored by IAHR, the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society (CHES), also one of IAHR’s institute members, is organizing an international session during their annual conference on October 20, 2020 that consists of the 3rd Academic Paper (English) Contest for Young Professionals in Water Sector in the morning and academic speeches in the afternoon. Continue reading
Water Watch Penang is an NGO registered with the Registrar of Societies since 1998. Currently, we have a job opening as Project Manager in a project on uplifting the livelihoods of fishermen based in Penang. The person we are looking for would be responsible for planning and overseeing the entire project to ensure various KPIs in the project are completed satisfactorily in a timely fashion and within budget. He/she should plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed throughout the entire project.
Water Watch Penang has successfully organised its very first-ever forum, online via ‘zoom application’ on the 9th of June 2020. Focusing on the topic of water crises, the title of the forum was ‘Averting Future Water Crises: the Way Forward in Malaysia was held from 9.00 pm to 10.00 pm. The online forum attracted more than 50 participants from public and private institutions as well as other NGOs with 4 speakers who were Prof Dr Chan Ngai Weng, a Professor in Universiti Sains Malaysia and President of Water Watch Penang, Prof Dato Dr Mohd Ekhwan Haji Toriman, Professor in Centre for Research in Development, Social and Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Prof Dr Narimah Samat, Professor in Geographic Information System and Dean of School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and Dr Hong Chern Wern, Senior Facilitator and Life Member of Water Watch Penang.
In conjunction with the World Environment Day 2020, the Johor Boy’s Brigade via Mr Ethan Pang, invited Water Watch Penang to present a water education talk via zoom on the 6th of June 2020. The online talk utilising ‘zoom’ was attended by a total of 34 participants from the Boy’s Brigade team ranging from 13 to 17 years old with some of their working officers.