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What we learned at the UfM Regional Dialogue “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean”

What we learned at the UfM Regional Dialogue “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” In the face of shared environmental and economic challenges for countries on the Mediterranean Sea, Water Youth Network members Kelly Fouchy and Malek Abualfailat reflect on youth participation and inter-generational knowledge exchange for building sustainable development models for the region. By: Kelly […]

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SWWW19: 4 Sessions You Don’t Wanna Miss!

Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is about bringing together professionals, scholars, organizations, and leaders to come up with and inspire innovative approaches to tackle water issues. What better way to do that than to bring in the Water Youth Network? A growing network of young water professionals, scholars, and activists, we are eager to inspire […]

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Connecting Youth on Water and Peace

Connecting Youth on Water and Peace Water Youth Network member Natalija Vojno discusses youth inclusion in water diplomacy and reflects on contributions from youth across the globe in the recent WYN Governance webinar on Youth in Water and Peace. By: Natalija Vojno (n.vojno@wateryouthnetwork.org)   What do SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation) and SDG 16 (peace, […]

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Water supply in Emergencies: Dam rupture case in Brumadinho, Brazil

Water supply in emergencies: Dam rupture case in Brumadinho, Brazil Water Youth Network member Sofia Corradi looks at the recent dam rupture disaster in Brazil and the response of authorities and the public to the resultant WASH emergencies. By: Sofia Corradi (s.corradi@wateryouthnetwork.org)   January 25th, 2018. Announced tragedy. The mining sector was once again responsible for an […]

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100 Days Until SWWW19

The preparations for Stockholm World Water Week are underway! SIWI recently published the incredible program and we are getting very excited for the conference and our role as key collaborating partners. With the Gold Standard, young professionals days, and sessions especially targeted at youth, the World Water Week is a great event for young water […]

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Youth capacity building: Jokolu Community, Nigeria

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES/ RESILIENCE BUILDING FOR ENHANCED LIVELIHOOD TO MITIGATE CLIMATE CHANGE FOR WOMEN AND YOUTH OF JOKOLU COMMUNITY, MORO LGA, KWARA STATE, NIGERIA. Written by: Tosin Victoria Apiriola, Women and Youth Development Initiative-WOYODEV, Nigeria   Between 2017 and 2018, WOYODEV worked with young people at the grassroots in […]

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Water Youth Network at the First International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture

The First International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture held from March 19th  to 22nd 2019 in Praia (Capo Verde) at National Assembly was the opportunity to gather 200 scientists, politicians, academics, engineers, entrepreneurs, civil society members, NGOs, associations, and citizens to discuss and exchange practical, innovative, and collaborative solutions to water scarcity in agriculture […]

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Water Youth Network Annual Member Awards 2018 Winners

Water Youth Network recognises top volunteers in Annual Member Awards 2018 WYN members voted for the ‘Fresh Water, Fresh Minds’, ‘Watershed’ and ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award winners of 2018 By: Sofia Corradi (s.corradi@wateryouthnetwork.org)   The initiative led by the Water Youth Network (WYN) Human Resources team is on its first edition and aims to value […]

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WYN Key Collaborating Partner for Stockholm Water Week 2019

We are excited to inform you that the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has welcomed Water Youth Network (WYN) as one of the Key Collaborating Partners for the Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) 2019. What does this mean? We are glad you asked! SWWW is an annual, week-long event focused on tackling the world’s water […]

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Water and Youth at COP24 in Katowice, Poland

Water and Youth at COP24 in Katowice, Poland – October, 2018 Water Youth Network representatives Miguel Trejo and Niel de Jong recount their experiences at COP24 and consider the politics of climate change By: Miguel Trejo (m.trejo@wateryouthnetwork.org) and Niel de Jong (n.dejong@wateryouthnetwork.org)   In dark and cold wintery Katowice one would almost welcome a change of climate. […]

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