Training to NGO’s Active in Africa

“Contributing to the development of necessary means and tools to enhance sustainable water policies and address global water challenges” and “organizing... Read More

Short Course for Syrian Experts

A group of 13 experts originally from Syria residing in Turkey attended a short course program at the Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) between 16-19 July 2019. Under the ma... Read More

Training to Palestine Water Authority

Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) carries on the training programs delivered in the form of short courses and study tours. A delegation of 8 experts were at SUEN between 8-1... Read More

Water Issues and Solutions in Africa” meeting held at SUEN.

With the aim to address water issues and develop solutions and evaluate aid activities in Africa with a holistic perspective, representatives of non-governmental organiza... Read More

The 1st Meeting of the Managing Committee of Blue Peace in The Middle East held in SUEN

Pursuant to the decision taken last year on SUEN’s Coordination Office role under the Blue Peace in the Middle East Initiative, the 1st Managing Committee Meeting o... Read More

The 2019 edition of the UN World Water Development Report entitled “Leaving no one behind” which was also contributed by SUEN was published.

The 2019 World Water Development Report (WWDR) focusing on "Leaving no one behind" was recently published. The report argues that fulfilling the human rights to safe drin... Read More

Water JPI, National Workshop for Updating Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA)

March 7, 2019   Water JPI, National Workshop for Updating Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) was hosted by SUEN on 7 March 2019. 18 participants repre... Read More

Training Program for Sudan Water Authority

1 March 2019 | Istanbul     Organizing national and international capacity building programs to contribute to the addressing of global water problems is on... Read More

SUEN hosted the UNESCO-IHP Sub-regional Workshop on Water Cooperation

A 2-day workshop on Water Cooperation SDG 6 indicators 6.5.1. and 6.5.2 was held in Istanbul on 19-20 February 2019, particularly focusing on sharing experiences with reg... Read More

SUEN Coordination Office of “Blue Peace in the Middle East Initiative”

With the long-term vision of transforming water from a potential source of crisis into a potential instrument of cooperation and peace through concrete actions, a new str... Read More

Syrian Experts Attended Course at SUEN

  A group of 15 engineers originally from Syria residing in Turkey attended a short course and study tour program at the Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) between 14... Read More

President of SUEN elected WWC Bureau

  Turkey maintains its prominent position in the water sphere. SUEN President Prof. Dr. Ahmet Mete SAATÇI, has been re-elected as Governor of World Water C... Read More

4th Turkey - Iran Forum

The 4th Turkey - Iran Forum was jointly organized by TASAM and IPIS (Institute for Political and International Studies) between 5-6 November 2018 in the city of Tabriz in... Read More

Amwaj Forum Held in Barcelona

  AMWAJ Forum was organized on 29-30 October 2018 in Barcelona in which private sector, international organizations and media cooperation were discussed for the s... Read More

2nd Meeting of UfM Water-Employment-Migration Task Force

The Water-Employment-Migration Task Force, together with food-energy-ecosystems nexus, climate change, water and finance, sanitation-hygiene task forces, was adopted as p... Read More

Agrinupes User Network Group Meeting and General Assembly Meeting Took Place in Konya

Funded under WaterWorks 2015 ERA-NET Co-fund call, AGRINUPES (Integrated Monitoring and Control of Water, Nutrients and Plant Protection Products towards a Sustainable Ag... Read More


  Representatives of the National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM) which works under the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources of Malaysi... Read More

SUEN Attended the Blue Peace in the Middle East Meeting

Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) attended the Blue Peace in the Middle East Meeting on 30-31 August 2018 in the Swedish capital, Stockholm. The Blue Peace Initiative coordi... Read More

Short Course Program for African Countries

  Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) continues to organise training programs to African countries in the field of water and sanitation. In cooperation with the Turkis... Read More

Wastewater Training to Administrations in the Ergene Basin

  As part of the Ergene Basin Conservation Action Plan, the organization of 12 domestic wastewater treatment facilities built by the Ministry of Forestry and Wate... Read More

Climate Summit 2018

  As part of the “Climate Summit 2018” co-organised by Marmara University and TÜMBİAD on 4 May 2018 in Istanbul, SUEN Project Development and Imp... Read More

Workshop of Water Sector Benchmarking Project Organized

The workshop for the project "Benchmarking Study among Water and Sewerage Administrations" implemented by Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) was organized on 2 May 2018 in Is... Read More

Experts from Iraq at SUEN

  A delegation of 10 experts from the Ministries of Water Resources and Foreign Affairs from the Republic of Iraq attended a short course and study tour program a... Read More

SUEN in the 8th World Water Forum

Prof. Ahmet Mete Saatçı (SUEN President), Assoc. Prof. Aslıhan Kerc (Project Development and Implementation Coordinator), Burcu Çallı (Expert) and Dr. Tuğba... Read More

SUEN Hosted the Blue Peace in the Middle East Meeting

  Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) hosted the Management Committee meeting of the Blue Peace in the Middle East Initiative on 26-27 February 2018 in Istanbul. High-... Read More

Training on Hydrological Modelling to Iraqi Engineers

  23 February 2018, A 1-week training program was organized to the benefit of engineers from the Ministry of Water Resources from Iraq. The hands-on training... Read More

UNEP Remote Training Program

By the "Nütrient Management Global Partnership (GPTM)" and "Global Wastewater Initiative (Gw2ı)", which is under the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP), "from Source ... Read More

First Meeting of the OIC Water Council

15-16 November 2017 | Istanbul   The Water Vision Implementation Plan was adopted as a result of the First OIC Water Council Meeting which was held in Istanbul Swi... Read More

Short Course in Water Management and Diplomacy to Diplomats from Ethiopia

Short Course in Water Management and Diplomacy to Diplomats from Ethiopia   In cooperation with the Diplomacy Academy under the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affai... Read More

SUEN attended Stockholm Water Week

SUEN participated in Stockholm World Water Week     World Water Week 2017 was held between 27 August – 1 September in Stockholm under the main theme ... Read More

Prof. Veysel Eroğlu held a press conference about dust and sandstorms.

Minister of Forestry and Water Affairs Prof. Dr. Veysel Eroglu reviews on the sand and dust storms that have been raised recently.     Stressing that the i... Read More

9th World Water Forum will be held in Senegal

The World Water Council elected the capital city of Dakar and the country of Senegal to host the 9th World Water Forum in 2021.   The 9th World Water Forum theme w... Read More

4. Istanbul International Water Forum Has Started

The main theme of the WATER and PEACE 4. International Water Forum began at İstanbul Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Palace.   &nbs... Read More

Experts from Iraq at SUEN

A delegation of 10 experts from the Ministry of Water Resources from the Republic of Iraq attended a short course at the Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) between 27-31 Marc... Read More

Short Course Program to Somalia

Turkish Water Institute (SUEN) carries on to deliver trainings in the form of 1-week short course to African countries in the field of water and sanitation.   &n... Read More

Assessment of Drinking Water Resources and Treatment Plants Project

The concept meeting of the "Assessment of Drinking Water Resources and Treatment Plants Project" project was held in SUEN.   The meeting discussed alternative solu... Read More

Joint Working Group Meeting held with SYGM

 A Joint Working Group Meeting between the General Directorate of Water Management (SYGM) and SUEN was held on January 26, 2017.     The meeting aimed... Read More

Bangladeshi experts at SUEN for a short course

A delegation of nine experts from the Public Health Department of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh were at SUEN between 19-21 December 2016. The prog... Read More

Treatment training delivered to water administrations

As a part of the cooperation among Turkish Water Institute (SUEN), Union of Municipalities (TBB) and Istanbul Water and Sewerage Administration (İSKİ), SUEN gave a series... Read More

Ceylanpınar Basin groundwater project presented

The closing meeting of SUEN’s first project "Ceylanpınar Region Groundwater Modeling and Preparation of Management Plan” was held at SUEN.   Within the... Read More

SUEN President given “Outstanding Director in Health” award

President of SUEN Prof. Ahmet Mete Saatci was given Outstanding Director in Health” award by the Health and Social Aid Foundation.   Prof. Saatci was granted... Read More

Stakeholder Analysis Workshop for the Beyşehir Lake Sub-Basin

Within the scope of the "Gap Analysis Study for Water Resources Management in the Beyşehir Lake Sub-Basin" project jointly performed by SUEN and Selçuk University,... Read More

Netherlands-Turkey Water Cooperation Platform has kicked off

 Netherlands-Turkey Water Cooperation Platform Kick-Off Meeting and Cooperation Network Meeting on Water and Energy Efficiency in WWTPs and Irrigation were held on N... Read More

10th ICOLD European Club Symposium, October 25-30, 2016

After having hosted the Annual Meeting of International Commission of Large Dams (ICOLD) in Antalya in 1999 and the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul in 2009, Turkey is h... Read More

Korea International Water Week, October 19-22, 2016

The Republic of Korea is continuing the achievements of the 7th World Water Forum with Korea International Water Week.    Co-hosted by the Ministry of Land, I... Read More

SUEN and Selcuk University continue to cooperate on Lake Beyşehir project

Jointly implemented by SUEN and Selcuk University, the "Gap Analysis for Water Resources Management in the Beyşehir Lake Sub-Basin” project continues with face-to-f... Read More

4th IWA International Symposium on Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations

Organized by International Water Association (IWA) and the University of Coimbra, the 4th IWA International Symposium on Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civi... Read More

IWE Istanbul Water Expo opened

 The Istanbul Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies Exhibition and Conference (IWE Istanbul Water Expo) was held between 1-3 September 2016 at Istanbul Expo Ce... Read More

Technical Experts Meeting between Turkey and Iraq

Water experts from Turkey and Iraq met on August 18-19, 2016 at DSI 14th Regional Directorate in Istanbul.     Organized with the participation of Iraqi Mi... Read More

Learning journey to the Nile River Basin

  August 10, 2016 – Water experts from the Nile River Basin and the Middle East met in the “Water Experts Meeting and Technical Tour” organ... Read More

Training on Hydro-meteorological Modelling

SUEN team received training on “Theoretical and Applied Hydrometeorological Modelling” from Prof. Yurdanur Ünal and Dr. Elçin Tan of the Istanbul ... Read More

Nature Iraq’s CEO Azzam Alwash visited SUEN

Azzam Alwash, founder and CEO of Nature Iraq (a nongovernmental agency that works to protect, restore and preserve Iraq’s natural environment and is the recipient o... Read More

OIC Ministers Responsible for Water met in Istanbul

17-19 may 2016 Conrad İstanbul Bosphorus held at the organisation of Islamic cooperation (OIC) third Ministerial Conference responsible for Sudan has been completed. SUEN... Read More

World Water Council Board of Governors gathered in Jodhpur, India

World Water Council 58. Meeting of the Board of Governors, held on March 17-19, 2016 Jodhpur water resources. the more than 50 participants at the meeting, World Wat... Read More

Women, Water and Peace Conference

Co-hosted by the India-based Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) and MEF University in co-operation with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, the Women, ... Read More

Technical training to Tigris Basin municipalities

A training program on treatment and management of wastewater, critical to the implementation of River Basin Protection Actions Plans, was organized by SUEN from February ... Read More

EEA Scientific Committee Meeting held in Copenhagen

24-25 February 2016 in Copenhagen in Denmark in the European Environment Agency (EEA) Science Committee meeting, SUEN Chairman Prof. Ahmet Mete Watchmaker attended as an ... Read More

IWRA Board Meeting held in Paris

February 18, 2016 – International water resources Association (IWRA) Board meeting was held on 15-17 February 2016, was held in Paris. SUEN Chairman Prof.... Read More

Capacity building delivered to water and sewerage administrations

February 11, 2016 – A three-day training program was organized on 8-10 February 2016 by the Union of Municipalities (TBB) with the support of SUEN and Ist... Read More

SUEN President elected as member of UNESCO-IHE Governing Board

November 21, 2015 – UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education Steering Committee meeting 19-20 November, 2015 has been edited in the city of Delft in the N... Read More

SUEN to give training support to water experts from Sri Lanka

SUEN to give training support to water experts from Sri Lanka August 23, 2014 – Among them the President of the Republic of Turkey, including SUEN Ministr... Read More
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