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 ...

Workshop video on: How to write quality proposals?

Workshop video on: How to write quality proposals?

Many of you will encounter this question in your working life: Can you write a proposal for funding for that great project that you are working on?   Where would you start?   The Water Youth Network noticed that ...

OECD Water Governance Initiative – Day 1

OECD Water Governance Initiative - Day 1

OECD Water Governance Meeting - Day 1 More than 9 hours, over 80 participants and organisations came together in Madrid for the meeting on the OECD Water Governance Initiative.. And they are not done yet. Tomorrow, ...

Contribute to the OECD water governance inititative

Contribute to the OECD water governance inititative

As you might know, the OECD has started the Water Governance Initiative. Water Youth Network is contributing to this initiative, and would like to ask you and your organizations to contribute too.  There are 3 ways ...

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Entrepreneurial approaches to increase water security in peri-urban areas: a workshop report

July 16, 2014 in Events

The workshop “Entrepreneurial approaches to increase water security in peri-urban areas” organized by the Young Water Professionals (YWP) in co-coordination with the Water Youth Network (WYN) during the IWA Water, Energy and Climate Conference in Mexico City (21 May, 2014) was a successful event, with almost 40 participants. The theme was selected because the water […]

Welcome to the Surface! A Report From The IWA European Utility Management Conference

July 8, 2014 in Events

Every second year the International Water Association (IWA) organizes the European Utility Management Conference (EUC). This year the three-day event was held in Oslo, Norway. The 120 conference delegates represented a concentration of leading expertise, knowledge and experience from the European utility management sector. Approximately 50 invite-only speakers presented and discussed the future of the utility industries with topics such as: energy and carbon, adaptation to climate change, consumer confidence, urban transitions and innovation.  The main plenary session that rounded off the conference was about innovation. Here the water sector was literally invited ‘to […]

Meet Jeeban Panthi from Nepal

July 5, 2014 in Water Youth Leader of the Month

Biography Born in a remote place of western Nepal, Mr. Jeeban Panthi completed his school level education from the village. Mr. Panthi has completed Master’s Degree in Environmental Science from Tribhuvan University and has already taken two short courses from UNESCO-IHE, Netherland and KU Leuven, Belgium. Mr. Panthi has been working at a research based […]

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

June 27, 2014 in Events, WWF

  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 experiences that we can all take back to our communities and exchange them with our local youth networks (with […]