World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day

Today is world toilet days and we are trying to understand Why is sanitation (still) an issue, and how do we knock the obstacles down? Why are we promoting access to toilets today? Because we need to ...

Merel’s internship at WYN

Merel's internship at WYN

Deltares supported the Water Youth Network (WYN, an organisation which aims to encourage quality youth participation in the water sector)  by allowing Merel van de Most to complete WYN related work as part of her ...

Workshop at the Gender, Water and Development conference in South Africa

Workshop at the Gender, Water and Development conference in South Africa

The Water Youth Network and IWA Young Water Professionals would like to invite you to be a part of our workshop on the 5th November from 2pm till 4pm. The workshop is entitled Bridge builders: gender perspectives of bridging the inter-generational gap in the ...

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 ...

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World Toilet Day

November 19, 2014 in Global, Sanitation, Uncategorized

Today is world toilet days and we are trying to understand Why is sanitation (still) an issue, and how do we knock the obstacles down? Why are we promoting access to toilets today? Because we need to remind the world about one of the biggest child killers. Every day, around 1400 children, die of diarrhoeal […]

Bridge-builders: Gender perspectives of bridging the inter-generational gap in the water sector

November 14, 2014 in Events

Author:Louise Bryson from YWP-EC Young people have a key role to play in addressing current and future water challenges whilst working hand in hand with senior water practitioners. Based on this premise a collaborative workshop entitled “Bridge-builders: Gender perspectives of bridging the inter-generational gap in the water sector” with IWA Young Water Professionals and the […]

Merel’s internship at WYN

November 8, 2014 in Capacity Development

Deltares supported the Water Youth Network (WYN, an organisation which aims to encourage quality youth participation in the water sector)  by allowing Merel van de Most to complete WYN related work as part of her internship at Deltares. Her help was much needed as the young organisation is growing fast, and ambitions are high. At […]

Meet Fernando Mora from Costa Rica

November 2, 2014 in Water Youth Leader of the Month

  Biography Fernando Mora is current Vice minister of Water, Seas, Coasts and Wetlands at the Ministry of Environment of Costa Rica. He is the third youngest member of the Cabinet at 27 years. Professionally he is a geographer with a Masters Degree in Integrated Coastal Management from the University of Costa Rica. He has […]