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 ...

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, ...

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57th international congress on Water, Sanitation, Environment and Renewable Energy, Colombia

September 18, 2014 in Events, Sanitation

    Water Youth Network attends… The 57 th ACODAL (Colombian association of sanitation and environmental engineers) International congress in Water and Sanitation, Environment and Renewable Energy that will take place in Santa Marta, Colombia in September 17th. The event unites goverment representatives and entities, private sector, companies, civil society and many more agents whose […]

Workshop in the Gender, Water and Development Conference

September 14, 2014 in Events

    The WYN is working in collaboration with IWA Young Water Professionals South Africa (IWA YWP-SA) and their local branch in Easter Cape to prepare a workshop in the Gender, Water and Development Conference that will be held in East London (South Africa) from the 3th to 7th of November. The workshop called “Bridge-builders: […]

Stockholm World Water Week: Students’ perspectives: Part 1

September 11, 2014 in Events

As part of their extracurricular activities, UNESCO-IHE students visited the World Water Week in Stockholm. As founding members of the Water Youth Network they convened the morning sessions of the Young Professionals workshop on Wednesday September 3rd and visited sessions of their particular interest. During the week they reported their views on what was presented […]

Meet Mr Simon Damkjaer from Denmark

September 1, 2014 in Water Youth Leader of the Month

  Biography Simon is a Doctoral Researcher of Water Resources and Policy at University College London Institute for Sustainable Resources where he researches on the role of surface and groundwater stores in water scarcity assessments in Eastern Africa. With degrees from UCL and the School of Oriental and African Studies, Simon’s career focuses on the […]