The Institute of Environment International Program works in partnership with several nonprofits, governmental institutions, and private organizations on water and environmental initiatives across the globe. The International Program views water as an essential and critical resource for a healthy and sustainable future. The Program strives to ensure that clean and potable water is accessible and available to everyone on our planet.
About the Program
Following the mission of the Institute of Environment, the International Program brings together academic, researcher, private, intergovernmental, governmental and non-governmental entities in the US and abroad to tackle regional, national and global water and environmental issues, through interdisciplinary research, education, capacity building and public engagement.
The International Program has been working for years with other interested organizations on initiatives in the water and environmental sectors.
UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Water Security
FIU has established a UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Water Security at the Institute of Environment. The Chair focuses efforts in advancing the knowledge needed to address complex water security issues, both locally and globally, through interdisciplinary research, education, capacity building and public engagement, by linking academics, students, researchers and water professionals with local, regional, and international programs and stakeholders to foster water sustainability.