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Advancing Towards the Water Security Agenda

Lessons from the workshop by UNICEF, WHO/PAHO with the support of the Colombian government and facilitated by CAWST By Juanita Ayala The 7th, 8th and 9th of March I attended “Advancing Towards the Water Security Agenda” workshop in Bogotá, Colombia to discuss how to achieve SDG 6.1: universal and equitable access to safe and affordable […]

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#WWF8 Diaries: Experiences of a young water professional from Cameroon

By Younoussa Abbosouka About a month ago, I was in Brasilia attending the World Water Forum. It was an absolutely enriching experience for me. As a young water professional from Cameroon, it was the first time I ever participated in an international water event. I met with many young water professionals – both from Water Youth […]

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WYN participation at the ISDR-Asia Partnership Forum

WYN participation at the ISDR-Asia Partnership Forum 14-15 December 2017, Bangkok organized by UNISDR Written by Dewi Dimyati (d.dimyati@wateryouthnetwork.org)   The Water Youth Network (WYN) alongside UN MGCY joined the ISDR Asia Partnership (IAP) forum organized by UNISDR in Bangkok, Thailand from 14-15 December 2017. It is a multi-stakeholder platform of over 100 officials from […]

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IWRM Knowledge Links Repository IWRM-KL Rep

The IWRM Knowledge Links Repository (IWRM-KL Rep) is an initiative originated within IWRM group of WYN. It has been designed as a tool that should enable users to identify, store and enable quick access to useful data and knowledge regarding IWRM subjects and themes. Starting from IWRM, now it quickly grows to more general water […]

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WYN at the 7th United Nations Economic and Social (ECOSOC) Youth Forum

What is the ECOSOC Youth Forum? The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum is one avenue for youth participation in the international development agenda. Held each year since 2012, the Forum provides an opportunity for students and young professionals to voice their opinions and ideas, share their challenges and lessons learned, and collaborate […]

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Regional Partners Forum @Quito+1 Strategies and Priorities for the Implementation of the NUA in Asia and the Pacific

28-29 November 2017, Bangkok, Thailand Hosted by UNESCAP and UN-Habitat during 2017 SDG Week by Prapti Verma (p.verma@wateryouthnetwork.org) The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) jointly convened the Forum as a regional contribution to the Follow-up and Review of the New […]

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Water Youth Network at the Young Amsterdam International Water Week (YAIWW)

WYN at the Young Amsterdam International Water Week (YAIWW)  Oct 30th– Nov 3rd , 2017 The Water Youth Network participated in the Young Amsterdam International Water Week which ran in parallel to the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) and the Aquatech Trade Exhibition from October 30th to Nov 3rd, 2017. AIWW brings together many water […]

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Youth participation at ISW workshop in Astana

by Daud Hamidi (d.hamidi@wateryouthnetwork.org) Central Asia Youth Workshop has been organized by the International Secretariat for Water and is part of its Youth Strategy #WaterGeneration for future water leaders as an opportunity to learn, share ideas and develop cooperation among youth in the region (Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan). Daud Hamidi, member of Water […]

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MONITORING AND BASIC BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION WITH CITIZEN PARTICIPATION OF THE ROCHA RIVER, WITH THE COLLABORATION OF WATER YOUTH NETWORK

MONITORING AND BASIC BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION WITH CITIZEN PARTICIPATION OF THE ROCHA RIVER, WITH THE COLLABORATION OF WATER YOUTH NETWORK By Vivian Camacho (v.camacho@wateryouthnetwork.org) and Rodrigo Meruvia (rodrigo.meruvia@gaiapacha.org) A few weeks ago the Gaia Pacha Foundation, supported by the WYN, applied for a call for projects managed by the Autonomous Departmental Government of Cochabamba with the funding […]

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INTERDISCIPLINARY PRESSURE COOKER: RISK COMMUNICATION

Apply to join the Pressure Cooker event on Risk Communication at the 2018 Understanding Risk Forum in Mexico City, 14 – 18th May 2018, organized by The Water Youth Network and GFDRR with support from FM Global, The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and NASA.                           […]

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