November 03, 2019 Video Conference with the GITC Board of Directors: Review of future plans for the German-Iranian Training Center (inter 3)

October 27, 2019 Meeting at the Ministry of Energy: Discussion of project approaches for the IWRM Zayandeh Rud project implementation phase with the advisor to the Deputy Minister of Energy, Dr. Zarghami. (inter 3)

October 21, 2019 Kick-off Meeting German-Iranian Training Centre (GITC) at the Ministry of Energy: Discussion of future activities and plans for the GITC, including with the Deputy Minister of Energy, the Head of the GITC, representatives of the Iran Water and Wastewater Engineering Company and Water and Wastewater Companies (inter 3)

April 7-13, 2019 Organisation and support of Iranian delegation of water and wastewater companies (8 persons) in Germany: Berliner Wasserbetriebe, Dresdner Stadtentwässerung and Hamburg Wasser (inter 3)

January 26-30, 2019 Training-of-Trainers (ToT): „Operation & Maintenance“, Didactical ToT: Adaption of a training module to Iranian conditions based on practical example (DWA); meeting with GITC Management (DWA, inter 3)

Events 2015-2018

December 10-12, 2018 Training of Trainers: “Decentralised Wastewater treatment plants” (inter 3), Coaching & didactical training (DWA)

December 11, 2018: Official Opening Ceremony of the German-Iranian Training Center in Isfahan (click here for a short video on the national TV channel TW)

December 9-10, 2018: Closing Conference at the Technical University of Isfahan

May 15, 2018: Moderation of the Country Special Iran, a joint event of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Coservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and German Water Partnership (GWP), at the IFAT 2018 (inter 3)

May 15, 2018: Presentation of the project module Capacity Development at the Innovation Forum Water Management, a joint event of DWA, DVGW, BMBF and DBU at the IFAT fair in Munich (inter 3)

May 13-20, 2018: Organisation and realization of a delegation's trip to Germany on the topic of industrial wastewater treatment, visit of various German companies and the IFAT Fair in Munich (TU Berlin)

April 30-May 6, 2018: Organisation and realization of a delegation's trip (17 people, 4 of them invited by the IWRM project) to Germany on the topic of non-revenue water and transfer of project results to other catchments (inter 3)

April 23-28, 2018: Organisation and realization of the trip of a delegation from the Agricultural Organization and the Agricultural Research Center Isfahan to Germany, presentation and discussion of project results at inter 3 and ATB offices (inter 3)

February 27- March 1, 2018: Presentation of the project at the BMBF German Science Day in Tehran (inter 3)

December 12-15, 2017: Presentation of the project at the "Isfahan Water" exhibition (inter 3 / Isfahan Regional Water and Wastewater Co.)

November 28, 2017: Reception of a delegation of the Foreign Office with represeantatives from different Iranian ministries, authorities and universities on the topic of "water management"; presentation of the IWRM project (inter 3)

November 17, 2017: Reception of a delegation from the Iranian Ministry of Roads and Urban Development and its subordinated New Towns Development Companies on the topic of "rain and grey water reuse" (inter 3)

November 14, 2017: Presentation “Integrated Water Resources Management using the example of selected large industries in Iran” at the 6th IndustrieTage Wassertechnik in Dortmund (TU Berlin)

October 16-19, 2017: Project presentation at the GWP joint stand in the German Pavillon at the WATEX 2017 exhibition in Tehran, signing of the Memorandum of Understanding for the Iranian-German Training Center for Water and Wastewater Management (inter 3)

September 20, 2017: Organisation and moderation of the session “Combating Water-related Causes of Migration and Flight” at the Water Security and Climate Change Conference, Cologne (inter 3)

August 26-30, 2017: Didactical training and Training-of-Trainers on the modules "Operation and Maintenance of Wastewater Treatment Plants", "Sensors and Automation of Sewage Treatment Plants", "Hydrological Modelling of River Basins Using the SWAT Model" in preparation of the GICC (DWA, inter 3)

August 14/16, 2017: Strategy Workshop on Agricultural Transformation with agricultural experts (administration, academia, farmers) at the Agricultural Training Center Isfahan (inter 3, ATB)

July 18/19, 2017: Participation in the Water Crisis Symposium organized by Tehran Urban Innovation Center (TUIC) in collaboration with Iran Knowledge, Sharif Energy Research Institute, Tehran (inter 3)

July 12/14, 2017: Presentation and panel discussions on successful German-Iranian research projects at the Iran Week 2017, TU Dresden (inter 3)

May 3, 2017: MIKE Basin / FEFLOW Workshops with Working Groups and other participants like stundets from the TU Isfahan (DHI WASY)
May 3, 2017: Meeting with experts from the Isfahan Regional Water Co. and Agricultural Organization, presentation and validation of the AgroHyd Farm Model (ATB)
May 2, 2017: Meeting with representatives of the Isfahan Regional Water Co. and Agricultural Organization, Mirab and farmers associations, preparation of the 2nd agricultural workshop (inter 3, ATB)
May 2, 2017: Expert meeting at the Isfahan Center for Research of Agricultural Science and Research (ATB)
May 1-2, 2017: SIMBA-Workshop at the Isfahan Regional Water Co. (TU Berlin)
April 30-May 2, 2017: Didactical training-of-trainers “Competency-based knowledge transfer in adult education and lifelong learning activities and best practice transfer” at the Institute for Higher Education and Research Isfahan (IHEARI) (DWA)
April 29-May 1, 2017: Meetings of MIKE Basin and FEFLOW working groups at the Isfahan Regional Water Co. (DHI WASY)
May 17, 2017:  Presentation of the Eco Industrial Park concept at the Dresden NEXUS Conference (inter 3);
May 16, 2017: Presentation of the German-Iranian Competence Center for Water and Wastewater Management at the 10th Annual German Water Partnership Conference (inter 3);
May 6 – 11, 2017: Pilot sewer rehabilitation with CIPP in Alame Amini Street in Isfahan (p2m, Frisch&Faust, inter 3);
March 29, 2017: Visit of Iran’s Vice Minister of Energy, Rahim Meidani, and his delegation at inter 3 offices, presentation of current project activities
March 28, 2017: Iran Conference at the WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL
February 21-23, 2017: Reception of an international student delegation in Isfahan in frame of an Iran excursion with the focus Water-Food-Energy Nexus, organized by the University of Bonn (ARTS Agriculture Sciences and Resources Management Master Program), the ITT of TH Köln (Integrated Water Resources Master Program, Renewable Energies Management Master Program, Natural Resources Management Program) and University of Tehran: project presentation IWRM Zayandehrud and field trips in the catchment area, experts’ talks and discussion (inter 3)
February 18-22,2017: German delegation of Industry experts in Isfahan under the direction of Prof. Geißen, visit steel companies Mobarake and ESCO and Energy company Esfahan Power Plant: presentation of results, cooperation possibilities (TU Berlin, EnviroChemie GmbH, SMS Group GmbH, LAR Process Analysers AG, DECHEMA ev.)
January 19, 2017: Presentation and panel discussion at the BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues: Sustainable solutions for Water and Food Production, Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) (inter 3)
December 10-11, 2016: Workshop “Citizens’ Juries for Agricultural Transformation” with around 60 farmers from the Zayandeh Rud catchment, Agricultural Research Center, Isfahan
December 07, 2016: Meeting Iranian working group Capacity Development (MoE, NWWEC) with the German partners in Ministry of Energy, Tehran: agreements for German-Iranian Competence Center, roadmap development of training modules; next steps (inter 3, DWA)
November, 13-16, 2016: Workshop pilot project optimizing WWTP Isfahan North; revision control technology; troubleshooting, training of the staff; Workshop pilot plant: presentation and discussion of the results, definition of further tests (Passavant & Watec)
November 9, 2016: Project leader meeting Capacity Development with representatives of the Iranian Ministry of Energy and the National Water & Wastewater Company in Tehran , presentation and discussion of the results and of the concept for the German-Iranian Competence Center, definition of the next steps (inter 3)
October 30 – November 2, 2016: Workshop pilot project Wastewater Treatment Plant Moorche Khort (p2m)
October 20,2016: Reception of an Iranian delegation at Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB); results and discussion modelling; site visit: test fields of ATB
October 14,2016: Reception of an Iranian delegation at inter 3; IWRM Zayandeh Rud - project presentation and results discussion
September 28-29, 2016: WILO conference in Tehran: Intelligent Infrastructure and Systems for the Water Sector in Iran. (inter 3)
September 25-28,2016: International Water and Wastewater Exhibition (WATEX) in Tehran, joint stand of German Water Partnership (GWP)
August 4,2016: Meeting with UNDP-Carbon Sequencing Project in Isfahan (inter 3)
August 3,2016: Meeting data collection for satelite monitoring with experts from Isfahan Agricultural Organization, presentation Optimizing the Ground survey and discussion (inter 3)
August 3, 2016: Project leader meeting with the Governor General of Isfahan Province: decision financing agricultural subprojects (inter 3)
August 1, 2016: Project leader meeting with RBO Zayandeh Rud in Tehran (inter 3)
July 30-August 3,2016: Workshop „Reducing industrial water use“ in Isfahan, site visits on industrial settlement Morcheh Khort, expert interviews, presentation Eco Industrial Parc Approach for Industrial settlements in Isfahan and discussion (inter 3)
July 24,2016: Workshop well services led by pigadi with different Iranian water & wastewater Companies in Tehran (pigadi, inter 3, other German companies)
July 23, 2016: Project leader meeting for German-Iranian Competence Center with the National Water & Wastewater Company in Teheran (inter 3)
May 30-June 3,2016: Iranian delegation in Germany: Mr. Sattar Mahnoodi (Vice Minister of Energy), Mr. Ali Asghar Ghane and Mr. Sayed Hamid Reza Kashfi (National Water and Wastewater Engineering Company); initiating conversations on IFAT and visits of German companies (inter 3)
May 31,2016: Country Special Iran auf der IFAT München: Moderation Dr. Shahrooz Mohajeri; Key Notes Gunther Adler, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for the Environment Nature Conservation, Buidling and Nuclear Safety, Germany, H.E. Sattar Mahmoodi, Vice Minister of Energy, Iran; "Investment opportunities in the Water and Wastewater Sector of Iran in the new era of international relations"
May 30,2016: German-Iranian Workshop on IFAT München: situation of water supply and wastewater disposal in Iran and potential of cooperation, presentation of managing directors from different Iranian water & wastecompanies (Isfahan, Golestan and Zanjan); Moderation Dr. Shahrooz Mohajeri (inter 3)
May 25,2016: Meeting steering committee of IWRM: presentation results Industry report from Dr. Mohajeri, discussion (inter 3)
May 25,2016: Meeting with Management of industrial settlement and Wastewater Treatment Plant Moorche Khort in Isfahan: presentation of interim results, discussion and next steps (inter 3, p2m)
May 24,2016: Visit of the pilot membrane wastewater treatment plant at wastewater treatment plant Isfahan North with Gunther Adler, State Secretary of the German Environmental Ministry (BMUB)
May 22-26,2016: Workshop process evaluation desalination plant at Moorche Khort (p2m berlin)
May 24,2016: Workshop pilot projects agricultere in Isfahan (abc)
April 23-26,2016: Workshop subproject reducing industrial water consumption, case study industrial settlement Morcheh Khort in Isfahan (inter 3)
April 23-28,2016: Workshop on further WMT development in Isfahan and in Chaharmal & Baktiari(DHI WASY)
April 23-24,2016: Workshop on Dam management rules and allocation rules at the Esfahan Regional Water Co., Isfahan (DHI-WASY)
April 22-28,2016: Workshop pilot projects optimizing operation of waste water treatment plant Isfahan North: installation of further instrumentation and electrical engineering, implementation of controller, training of employees in operation of the control system and data capture (Passavant & Watec)
April 22,2016: reception of managing director from the Iranian Water Resources Management Company at DHI WASY, presentation WMT and discussion
March 5-8,2016: workshop at wastewater treatment plant Moorche Khort: installation of online measurement; process evaluation of desalination plant(p2m berlin)
March 05-06,2016: “The first workshop on river basin management and river basin organizations“ (funded by BMUB, organized by GWP, GIZ, Iranian Ministry of Energy, Iran Water Resources Management Co.), Welcoming remarks, presentation, support of working groups (inter 3)
March 05 and 07, 2016: Workshop on measures for improving the vocational educational system in Iran’s water sector at the National Water and Wastewater Co., Tehran (inter 3)
January 23-27, 2016: Site visits and presentation of interim results at various industrial companies in Isfahan (TU Berlin)
January 23, 2016: Workshop „Sustainable Groundwater Management“ (BMUB, GIZ, GWP, Iranian Ministry of Energy) in Tehran, Welcoming speech by Dr. Mohajeri (inter 3)
January 17-20, 2016: Workshop on further WMT development in Isfahan and in Chaharmal & Baktiari(DHI WASY)
January 17-18, 2016: Workshop Comprehensive Management of Gavkhouni Wetland Project conducted by Isfahan environmental organization in Isfahan
January 9,2016: Meeting steering committee IWRM in Isfahan with the governor of province Isfahan and decision makers of Agriculture and Industry, presentation Dr. Mohajeri subproject "Transformation in Agriculture and Industrial Development(inter 3)
December 8, 2015: Reception of an Iranian delegation (invited by the Foreign Office) at inter 3 offices, presentation and discussion of the project
December 8, 2015: Reception of an Iranian delegation (invited by the Foreign Office) at Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering, presentation and discussion of the AgroHyd model
December 6-9,2016: Workshop pilot projects optimizing operation of waste water treatment plant Isfahan North: installation of automatic control system, electrical engineering and training of employees (Passavant & Watec)
November 16-18, 2015: Project presentation at Agriculture Research Center in Isfahan, expert interviews at Environmental Authority Isfahan, site visits greenhouses and Aquacultures in Isfahan (inter 3, ATB)
November 15, 2015: Expert Workshop Agriculture in Isfahan (inter 3, ATB)
November 14, 2015: Kick-Off meeting of the subproject "Development of concrete actions for agricultural transformation" in Isfahan (ATB, inter 3)
November 10, 2015: 1st Iranian-German Water Partnership Day in Teheran
September 30, 2015: Presentation and discussion of the results of the subproject "Water consumption in households in Kashan" in Teheran (inter 3).
September 30, 2015: Workshop on demand assessment and evaluation in the Iranian vocational training sector in Tehran (inter 3, DWA).
September 29, 2015: Kick-off meeting of the Capacity Development module in Tehran (inter 3, DWA).
September 26-28, 2015: Kick-off meeting of German-Iranian Competence Centrum for Water & Wastewater Management in Isfahan (inter 3, DWA).
September 26-29, 2015: 11. International Water and Wastewater Exhibition (WATEX) in Tehran, joint stand of German Water Partnership (GWP).
Septermber 8, 2015: Presentation of the project at the "2nd International Conference on Advanced Science and Technologies for Sustainable Development in Iran (STSD)" at Freie Universität Berlin (Wolf Raber, inter 3).
August 14-20, 2015: Workshop at WWTP Isfahan North and workshop „Reducing industrial water use“, survey Moorche Khort WWTP (p2m berlin).
August 14-20, 2015: Workshop on further WMT development (DHI WASY).
August 14-20, 2015: Data collection for satellite monitoring in Isfahan (TU Berlin, inter 3).
August 2 / 3, 2015: Moderation of a workshop on behalf of BDZ e.V. at Water and Wastewater Co. Tehran on the topic decentralized wastewater treatment (Dr. Shahrooz Mohajeri, inter 3 GmbH).
June 14-17, 2015: Kick-off meeting for the pilot projects “Reduction of agricultural water consumption through innovative irrigation technologies and through innovative soil conditioner” (abc GmbH).
June 2, 2015: GWP annual conference: Presentation of the German-Iranian Competence Center for Water and Wastewater at the Capacity Development Forum (Tamara Nuñez von Voigt, inter 3).
May 29, 2015: Humboldt University Berlin, Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Agricultural and Horticultural Sciences, “Land and Water Management” seminar: Presentation of the project (Lena Horlemann, inter 3).
May 09-12, 2015: Kick-off meeting for the Water Management Tool (WMT) module in Isfahan, planning of next steps of the current project phase (DHI-WASY).
May 09-12, 2015: Kick-off meeting Industrial Development module in Isfahan, determination of possible cooperation partners (TU Berlin, p2mberlin, inter 3 GmbH).
March 09-11, 2015: Kick-off meeting for the Agricultural Transformation module, agreement on specific workshop contents in Isfahan (inter 3 GmbH).
March 09-11, 2015: Preliminary meetings for the establishment of a German-Iranian Competence Center for Water and Wastewater in Isfahan (inter 3 GmbH).