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Do you seek to know where to go for training? The following links can provide you with an array of training courses and more (please note that while we hope you might find the links below of interest, the World Bank is not responsible for the content of the external websites):

  • ISWA: International Solid Waste Association. The mission of this association is to promote sustainable waste management nationwide.

  • SWANA: The Solid Waste Association of North America has been the leading professional association in the solid waste field for over 40 years. Its core functions are to educate, innovate and communicate.

  • WEDC: The Water, Engineering and Development Centre is part of Loughborough University in the UK. It is one of the world's leading institutions concerned with education, training, research, and consultancy relating to the planning, provision, and management of infrastructure for development.

Online Training Kits:

Orange Bullet Square The Chartered Institute of Waste Management training and events.

Orange Bullet Square McMaster J. "Urban Financial Management: A Training Manual". WBI Technical Materials. World Bank Institute of the World Bank, Washington, DC, 1991.

Orange Bullet Square UNEP/FIDIC/ICLEI Urban Environmental Management Training Resources Kit offers local authorities a systematic approach to integrate environmental considerations into all aspects of their activities.

Orange Bullet Square  UNEP/ISWA Hazardous Waste Management Training Resource Pack, available free. To access presentations, documents, and manuals be sure to click on top horizontal tabs, then chose from row topics that appear, and contents will then be displayed as links to the left of the screen.

Orange Bullet Square  United Nations Environment Programme. Hazardous Waste Management Training Resources.

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