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 ...

Commemorating World Wetlands Day in ondiri swamp (Kenya)

Commemorating World Wetlands Day in ondiri swamp (Kenya)

On the 2nd of February 2015, Ecopro Initiative CBO successfully held an event at the Ondiri swamp in Kikuyu to commemorate the worlds wetland day for  the  year 2015.The theme of the day was ‘wetlands ...

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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 […]

Water Governance for Increased Security

May 11, 2015 in Europe, Governance, OSCE

  Every year more than 400 representatives from the 57 Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe-States, civil society, business, and international organizations participate in the OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum. The Forum is the main and highest level annual meeting of the OSCE dealing with economic, environmental and security questions and provides a platform […]

Meet Jason Wong from Singapore

May 4, 2015 in Water Youth Leader of the Month

  Brief introduction of your organization As the national water agency, PUB manages Singapore’s water supply, water catchment and used water in an integrated way. PUB has ensured a diversified and sustainable supply of water for Singapore with the Four National Taps: 1. Local catchment water, 2. Imported water, 3. NEWater (ultra-clean, high-grade recycled water), 4. […]

World Water Forum 7: An overview

May 2, 2015 in Events

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 fields such as agriculture, food or energy. The 7th World Water Forum will focus on the implementation of the solutions […]