IHE Delft is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world. Since 1957 the Institute has provided water education and training to 23.000 professionals from over 190 countries, the vast majority from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Numerous research and institutional strengthening projects are carried out in partnership to strengthen capacity in the water sector worldwide. Through our overarching work on capacity development, IHE Delft aims to make a tangible contribution to achieving all Sustainable Development Goals in which water is key.
IHE Delft Institute for Water Education envisions a world free of poverty and injustice, in which people manage their water and environmental resources sustainably and equitably.
IHE Delft works in partnership to strengthen capacity in the water sector to achieve global sustainable development
EXHIBITIONS & EXPERIENCES
Water improves life photo exhibition 2021
IHE Delft’s Partnership Programme for Water and Development (DUPC2) facilitates solving water challenges in the Global South. Working with partners is vital to the activities of DUPC as well as those of IHE Delft. This photo exhibition illustrates one picture from a DUPC2 project on a weekly basis. It showcases each picture with a caption telling the story of people depicted and the way the project impacted their lives and improved water security.
Water improves life – a photo exhibition | IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (un-ihe.org)
Photo exhibition Alumni in Action
Alumni photo exhibition and interview with three alumni from Bangladesh, Colombia and Kenya (2017 on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of IHE Delft)
Photo exhibition Alumni in Action | IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (un-ihe.org)
Turning up the voice of youth
Interview with alumna Tatiana dos Santos Silva about entrepreneurship in the slums of Brazil (2018)
Turning up the voice of youth | IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (un-ihe.org)
Explorations on gender in the world of water
Interview with professor of water governance Margreet Zwarteveen and two female hydrologists from India, on the occasion of international day of women and girls in science, 2021.
Explorations on gender in the world of water | IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (un-ihe.org)
Sanitation alumni leave no one behind
Article on the occasion of world toilet day 2019 dedicated to SDG 6.2 on access to sanitation.
Sanitation alumni leave no one behind | IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (un-ihe.org)
#EverydayNile: photos and journalism in water conflict and cooperation
IHE Delft water governance blog ‘Flows’. Blog on water conflict and cooperation on the occasion of Nile Day, February 2021. Photos and journalism.
#EverydayNile: photos and journalism in water conflict and cooperation – FLOWs (hypotheses.org)
Water is Key photo exhibition by Gil Garcetti, photographer and former cultural ambassador of UNESCO-IHE (now IHE Delft) in 2014
Water is Key tells the story of how clean water in villages in West Africa changes the lives, health, education, and destiny of the people there, especially that of women and girls. The photo series led to the Women, Water and Wells exhibition, organized at UNESCO-IHE in Delft, the Netherlands, in collaboration with the Fowler Museum of the University of California, Los Angeles.
UNESCO-IHE designates Gil Garcetti Cultural Ambassador | IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (un-ihe.org)