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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GWP launches Youth Engagement Strategy at SWWW

August 28, 2015 in Alix Lerebours

  On the 25th of August 2015, during the Stockholm World Water Week, the Global Water Partnership (GWP) launched its Youth Engagement Strategy. This event brought together many people and young people from diverse horizons. Several short presentations focused on the need to involve more youth in the water sector and showcased interesting youth initiatives. […]

Sneak Peek of Thursday’s Youth Engagement Session @ #WWWeek

August 24, 2015 in Natalija Fisher

  Here is your sneak peek in to “Key successful practices for youth engagement in water for development”. A session brought to you by the Swedish Water House together with the Water Youth Network and the World Youth Parliament for Water. We asked our speakers to share the challenges and successes they have encountered as […]

Article: Youth Participation at the 3rd UN World Conference on DRR

August 24, 2015 in Uncategorized

  The Water Youth Network is very happy to announce the publication of an open access journal article entitled “Youth Participation at the 3rd UN World Conference on DRR (WCDRR)” by the Children and Youth Forum organisers (including Water Youth Network member Lydia Cumiskey) with contributions from facilitators and participants. The young participants of WCDRR […]

Connecting You(th) at Stockholm World Water Week

August 18, 2015 in Natalija Fisher

  Attending Stockholm World Water Week? This year, the Water Youth Network (WYN) is hosting a booth full of activities that empower youth to be agents of change in solving water problems at home and abroad. The Water Youth Network is a global and inclusive connector in the water sector, consisting of a vibrant community […]