Focusing on Key Partner Education Requirements

Monday, 25 May, 2009

ICE WaRM is staying closely in touch with the continuing needs of its partners and stakeholders across the Asia Pacific region with a series of consultation visits.

In the latest, Chief Executive Richard Hopkins and International Partnerships Manager Mike Seager spent 10 days meeting key partners in China and Indonesia.They travelled to Beijing, Zhengzhou, Nanjing, and Wuhan in China and Jakarta and Bandung in Indonesia, meeting government agencies, major river conservancy commissions, universities, other higher education and specialised research institutions, AusAid, Australian Education International and other partner organisations, as well as taking part in a series of field visits with the Yellow River Conservancy Commission in China.

Discussions focused on higher education and professional development for early and mid-career professional staff and future leaders in both countries and identified ways ICE WaRM can continue to effectively meet the needs of its international partners.