Kirsten de Vette

Learning & Capacity Development Officer
  Kirsten is Learning and Capacity Development officer responsible for mainstreaming of learning and professional updating throughout IWA’s member activities, the IWA Young Water Professional activities, and leading on IWA’s work on assessme... Read full biography
April 3, 2017
Young talent is critical to solving the global water crisis South Africa has been suffering through one of the most severe droughts in living memory. In Cape Town, it is the worst drought the city has experienced in over 100 year...
October 10, 2016
In September 2015 world leaders adopted an ambitious and challenging agenda for sustainable development: 17 goals and 169 targets to be achieved by 2030 without leaving anyone behind. This agenda provides an unprecedented opportun...
August 11, 2016
The shortage of skilled labour in the water sector severely hampers our ability to meet current water and sanitation needs, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Addressing the future needs of growing populations, and ...
March 21, 2016
The launch of the UN World Water Development Report, with a theme of Water and Jobs, on World Water Day allows me to reflect on the contributions the IWA made to the report. It’s interesting that a majority of the organisations ...