Global Handwashing Day, a selection of videos

Global Handwashing Day, a selection of videos

Today is Global Handwashing Day! A special day to raise awareness about the benefits of handwashing with soap. Because, yes, cleaning your hands with water is not enough to remove germs effectively, using soap is. And ...

Call for the Citizens Forum

Call for the Citizens Forum

  The call for proposals for the Citizen’s Forum is now open! You can download the forms below, and send them in before the deadline of 30 September 2014. Please contact us if you need more ...

World Water Forum – What is going on there, and what can you do?

World Water Forum - What is going on there, and what can you do?

  Youth are becoming increasingly important in international processes. This is key for us, because it means young people can get more chances to learn, discuss, and meet each other - and more importantly, live shared ...

Upcoming event: Conferencia IWA Agua, Energía y Clima 2014

Upcoming event: Conferencia IWA Agua, Energía y Clima 2014

Young Water Professionals (YWP) from IWA together with Water Youth Network are co-organizing a session titled 'An entrepreneur approach to ensure water security in peri-urban zones." This discussion panel is being held as part of the ...

Latest Blog Posts

Workshop at the Gender, Water and Development conference in South Africa

October 30, 2014 in Events

The Water Youth Network and IWA Young Water Professionals would like to invite you to be a part of our workshop on the 5th November from 2pm till 4pm. The workshop is entitled Bridge builders: gender perspectives of bridging the inter-generational gap in the water sector.  The issue of the inter-generational gap, we believe, is a significant challenge both internationally and nationally, as […]

The Water Youth Network at 112 Dag in Delft, Netherlands

October 21, 2014 in Events

  On 4th October 2014, Deltares represented the Dutch water sector together with the Water Youth Network and the World Youth Parliament for Water during the public event “112 Dag” in Delft, the Netherlands. The 112 Dag was organized by the Delft police, firefighters and ambulance service in their capacity as the national emergency team. […]

The WYN at the 57th international congress on Water, Sanitation, Environment and Renewable Energy in Colombia

October 19, 2014 in Events

En la histórica ciudad costera de Santa Marta, Colombia tuvo lugar el congreso anual de Agua, residuos, ambiente y energías renovables organizado por ACODAL (asociación colombiana de ingeniería ambiental y saneamiento). En tres días el evento reunió a más de 1,200 participantes quienes compartieron los avances tecnológicos, técnicos e innovadores en el campo del agua. […]

International Day for Disaster Reduction

October 15, 2014 in Events

2014 will be the final year in the four-year “Step-Up” Campaign, part of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR), which raises awareness and advocates for inclusive disaster risk reduction, each year focusing on the role of important factors such as – Children and Young People (2011), Women and Girls (2012), People living with Disability […]