SMIRES Training Course

The SMIRES training course on Economics of Sustainable Water Management of Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams in accordance to the Water Framework Directive (WFD), the Millennium Ecosystems Assessment (MEA) and Sustainable Development Goals of the UN Agenda 2030 will take place in Athens, Greece on the 4th-6th of February 2018.  The training course will be under the auspices of the UN SDSN Greece ( and will draw on practical examples from the water-related projects of ICRE8 ( and EIT-Climate KIC Greece ( Participants will be able to understand in depth the economics of IRES management and implications for sustainable development with the help of the lecturers and application to case studies. The workshop is envisioned for postgraduate students, researchers at any stage in their professional career, as well as professionals interested in the economics of IRES management and sustainable development. The course is coordinated by Prof. Phoebe Koundouri.  Application deadline for the training course is December 15th, 2018, 17:00. Applicants need to register by signing up here: Selected trainees will receive a fixed grant amounting to 390 Euros.

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