Call speakers and facilitators Young Scientist Platform @ Understanding Risk Conference- deadline 27 March

Call speakers and facilitators Young Scientist Platform @ Understanding Risk Conference- deadline 27 March

We are excited to announce the open call for speakers and facilitators at the Young Scientists Platform on DRR Focus day event at the Understanding Risk conference in Istanbul this May. This is a great opportunity for you to ...

Irrigation Special

Irrigation Special

          From 20 to 22 January, the Asian Irrigation Forum took place. The Water Youth Network could be present, and we worked with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Young Professionals for Agriculture Development (YPARD), Plan ...

First International Day of Women and Girls in Science

First International Day of Women and Girls in Science

  The 11th of February 2016 was the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The United Nations General Assembly decided to establish this International Day to recognize the contribution of women and girls ...

Call for participants ! Singapore International Water Week, an opportunities’ incubator

Call for participants ! Singapore International Water Week, an opportunities' incubator

Innovative, inspiring, connected, engaging – here are just few keywords that could define the experience of Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). Since 2008, the event has become a landmark for water professionals, gathering over 20,000 ...

Critical agents of change’ in the 2030 Agenda: Youth-inclusive governance indicators for national-level monitoring

Critical agents of change’ in the 2030 Agenda: Youth-inclusive governance indicators for national-level monitoring

  Download here the document: Critical Agents of Change - Youth-Inclusive Governance Indicators for National-Level SDG Monitoring In September 2015, all 193 countries of the United Nations (UN) agreed on a new set of development goals that will ...

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Call speakers and facilitators Young Scientist Platform @ Understanding Risk Conference- deadline 27 March

March 23, 2016 in DRR

We are excited to announce the open call for speakers and facilitators at the Young Scientists Platform on DRR Focus day event at the Understanding Risk conference in Istanbul this May. This is a great opportunity for you to share your experiences on DRR with other young scientists, practitioners and experts in thematic areas such as risk modelling, […]

First International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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  The 11th of February 2016 was the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The United Nations General Assembly decided to establish this International Day to recognize the contribution of women and girls and encourage their engagement in the field. According to them, “Science and gender equality are both vital for the […]

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