MALAYSIA-UNESCO COOPERATION PROGRAMME

Day 1 – 27 November 2017

Time Activity
08:30-09:00 Registration Day 1
09:00-09:30 Opening session

·        Prof. Dr. Shahbaz Khan, Director, Regional Bureau for Science, Asia and the Pacific Region, UNESCO Office Jakarta

·        Prof. Dr. Nor Azazi Zakaria, Director of River Engineering and Urban Drainage Research Centre (REDAC), Universiti Sains Malaysia

·        Dato’ Ir. Hj. Nor Hisham bin Mohd Ghazali, UNESCO-IHP Malaysia

09:30-10:00 Setting the scene:

–        Hans Dencker Thulstrup, UNESCO Office Jakarta

Keynote presentations:

Water Management Curricula and Pathway towards Improved Water Education Curricula – Asian perspective

Ir. Rohani Ahmad, HTCKL

10:00  – 10:30 Coffee Break & Photo Session for the launching of “Water Management Curricula using Ecohydrology and IWRM” and “Customizing IWRM at the River Basin Level” by Prof Shahbaz Khan
10:30 – 13:00 Session 1 – Water Management Curricula using Ecohydrology and IWRM

Volume 1 topic:

“Freshwater Ecosystem, River Ecosystem, Lake Eco System”

Dr Nur Asmaliza Mohd Nor, Fakulti Kejuruteraan Awam, Universiti Teknologi MARA Pahang

Volume 2 topics:

“Understanding Lake Environmental Management and Expert System Monitoring”

Dr Arien Heryansyah, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Ibn Khaldun Bogor (UIKA Bogor), Indonesia

“Phytoremediation Technique in Water Quality Improvement”

Dr Norlida Mohd Dom, Deputy Director, HTCKL

“Highland Drainage, Debris and Mudflow, Sediment Erosion and Landslide Control”

Dr Nur Asmaliza Mohd Nor, Fakulti Kejuruteraan Awam, Universiti Teknologi MARA Pahang

“Erosion and its Effect”

Dr Mohd Sofiyan Sulaiman, School of Ocean Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

Co-author: Prof Roslan Zainal Abidin, President, Infrastructure University of Kuala Lumpur

Volume 3 topics :

Water Management Curricula using Ecohydrology and Integrated Water Resources Management- Volume 3 Topics: 8-13

Prof Adj. Dr. Mohd Roseli Zainal Abidin, Former Director of HTC KL

“Sustainable Science for Secondary School Teacher”

Prof Dr. Munirah Ghazali, Coordinator, RCE ESD Penang, USM

Q&A

Reviewers:

Associate Professor Dr Nabsiah Abdul Wahid, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Prof Ismail Abustan, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Prof Dr. Junaidah Ariffin, University Technology Mara (UiTM)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 16:00 Session 2 – IWRM Customization and IWRM integration into education curricula

“Customising IWRM at the River Basin level”

Dr. Norlida Mohd Dom, HTCKL, Malaysia

“IWRM Guidelines at river basin level: an appropriate and applicable approach”

Tadashige Kawasaki, NARBO Secretariat (skype)

“Integrating IWRM into education curricula in Cambodia”

Dr. Ly Sarann, Dean of the Faculty of Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, Institute of Technology of Cambodia

Q&A

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 17:45 Session 3 – Implementation of water education throughout the region: lessons learned and recommendations

“Integrating ecohydrology into syllabus in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia: lessons learned, impacts and recommendations”

by Maria Yustiningsih, Universitas Timor, Indonesia

“Water education in Timor Leste”

by Ms. Zulmira Ximenes da Costa, Universidade Nacional Timor Lorosa’e, Timor Leste

“Co-learning methodology applied to water governance”

by Susana Neto, Research Member, Civil Engineering, Research and Innovation for Sustainability, University of Lisbon

“Current ecohydrology initiatives at the Putrajaya lake and wetland towards a global reference site”

by Ahmad Zubir Sapian, Director (Environment, Lake and Wetland), Perbadanan Putrajaya

“Community education for Langat River Basin and Langkawi Geopark”

By Dr Rahmah Elfithri, LESTARI UKM, Malaysia

Q&A

17:45 – 18:00 Conclusion

 

Day 2 – 28 November 2017

Time Activity
08:30-09:00 Registration Day 2
09:00-10.30 Session 4 –  Promoting Ecohydrology and Integration into Education Curricula In the Region

Keynote presentation: “Synthesis Report and Guideline for Strengthening Collaboration between Asian and African Category-2 Water Centres and Chairs for Upscaling Water Security to Meet Local, Regional, and Global Challenges”

by Adj./Prof Jeffrey Keith Camkin, University of Western Australia

Panel discussion: “The strategic role of regional centres, institutes and chairs in promoting ecohydrology and integration into education curricula in the region”

 

Humid Tropics Centre Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Asia-Pacific Centre for Ecohydrology, Indonesia

Regional Centre for Integrated River Basin, Nigeria

10.30-10.45 Coffee break
10.45–11.45 Session 5 – Pulling it all together: way forward for integrating IWRM into curriculum

Chaired by: Hans Dencker Thulstrup

 

All participants: Universities, Category 2 Centres and Chairs and other stakeholders – Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Timor Leste

11.45-12.00 Closing Remarks

 

·        Ir. Rohani Ahmad, Director, HTCKL

·        Prof. Dr. Nor Azazi Zakaria, Director, REDAC

·        Prof. Dr. Shahbaz Khan, Director, Regional Bureau for Science, Asia and the Pacific Region, UNESCO Office Jakarta

12:00–13:00 Lunch
13:30–17:00 Optional site visit to UNESCO World Heritage George Town