Public Utilities Board Singapore, equipping youth with the necessary knowledge

Public Utilities Board Singapore, equipping youth with the necessary knowledge

  Interview with Shengwei Yeo, Assistant Managing Director at Singapore International Water Week for the Public Utilities Board Singapore 1. Can you briefly tell us about yourself and your organization? About myself I joined PUB in 2008, and my ...

World Water Forum 7: An overview

World Water Forum 7: An overview

The 7th edition of the world’s largest water event will gather participants from the international water community: academics, research institutions, enterprises, professional networks, governments and policy-makers, IGOs and NGOs, as well as representatives from various ...

Guest Blog: Dr. Aida Karazhanova (UNESCAP) on WASH and Shared Accountability

Guest Blog: Dr. Aida Karazhanova (UNESCAP) on WASH and Shared Accountability

  The following guest blog post is an excerpt of the recorded remarks made by Dr. Aida Karazhanova during the Sharing Innovative Practices session at Youth Forum on April 15th during the 7th World Water Forum. ...

The Politics and Proof of Global Interconnections: A Young Professional’s Account of the Dresden Nexus Conference 2015

The Politics and Proof of Global Interconnections: A Young Professional’s Account of the Dresden Nexus Conference 2015

  By Marielle Velander The Dresden Nexus Conference 2015 was very much defined – and challenged – by the term “nexus”. Over 300 attendees from approximately 65 different countries came from a variety of disciplines, ranging from ...

Sharing Innovative Practices

Sharing Innovative Practices

Young people and water innovations Water is one of the most pressing needs in the world today with approximately 700 million people without access to a clean water source. The lack of access to safe water ...

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Youth Participation in Water Issues

June 25, 2015 in Asia, DRR, Events, WWF

  By Marikris Guzman – Youth Beyond Disasters   “Water is life.”   I have never really given this phrase much thought until I attended the 7th World Water Forum last April 2015 in South Korea. I attended to share our project related to disaster risk reduction called the Sustainable Development Youth Corps (SDYC). The […]

Gender Equity for a Water-Secure Future – the outcomes of Women’s participation in the Forum

June 15, 2015 in Events, WWF

By Ilse Mijnhart, Women for Water Partnership, Junior Communication and Project Officer It was an eventful, exciting and above all successful Forum for women. Gender equality; the empowerment of all women and girls; the role of women as agents of change; and equitable access to water and sanitation for all uses was emphasised. These thematic areas were specifically highlighted […]

Public Utilities Board Singapore, equipping youth with the necessary knowledge

June 7, 2015 in Events, WWF

  Interview with Shengwei Yeo, Assistant Managing Director at Singapore International Water Week for the Public Utilities Board Singapore 1. Can you briefly tell us about yourself and your organization? About myself I joined PUB in 2008, and my first role was to promote more activities and attract more visitors to the Marina Barrage, a […]

Declarations from the APYPW and WYPW at the World Water Forum

May 19, 2015 in Events, WWF

  The World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) and Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) have created targets and commitments to be achieved in future keeping in view global water issues and potential solutions related to those water problems. After intensive discussion and plenary sessions organized by both Parliaments, we came about to recognize […]