UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre
Welcome to the UNEP GEMS/Water CDC at UCC
The UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre was founded in 2015 to provide global capacity development in water quality monitoring and assessment. The importance of good quality freshwater for health and development have recently been highlighted by the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the associated Sustainable Development Goals. The Centre is working on a programme of activities that will support this Agenda.
News and Events
Special MSc project feature: Jeremiah Asumbere’s research into freshwater quality in Accra, Ghana.
The first run of our Postgraduate diploma in freshwater quality monitoring and assessment, 2017-2019 led some of the graduates to continue their studies and enter a final year to obtain an MSc. Thirteen students are currently carrying out research projects in their home countries on a wide range of projects.Read Article