SUMERNET Annual Meeting 2021 begins with partners' meeting followed by research and policy forums
SUMERNET Annual Meeting 2021 begins in October with a series of online events.
A key highlight is the SUMERNET Partners' Meeting on 12th October. This is followed by the SUMERNET research and policy forums from 27 to 28 October.
The events are expected to bring together more than 100 participants including SUMERNET researchers, representatives from the Embassy of Sweden, SUMERNET Steering Committee (SSC), Secretariat, thematic advisors, project mentors and project boundary partners as well as grantees.
The Partners' Meeting on 12th October aims to:
1. Strengthen partnerships among SUMERNET grantees, Steering Committee, Secretariat, thematic advisors, project mentors, project boundary partners and donor.
2. Exchange knowledge and lessons learned from research and policy engagement on water insecurity in the Mekong Region.
3. Gather feedback and suggestions to support the implementation of grant activities on topics including, but not limited to, conducting research and policy engagement during COVID-19, data analysis, and integrating gender, human rights-based approach, conflict sensitivity and ethics in research.
4. Seek synergies and cooperation among the grantees and boundary partners from different grant projects.
Agenda and more details coming soon!