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Valuing Water: WYN participation inside the Under30 Changemakers Summit in NY

By Donya Danesh  I was asked to facilitate a session on Valuing Water and Climate Change mitigation with young social entrepreneurs at the Under 30 Changemakers Summit in NYC. I’m in the last year of my PhD and have studied long-term climate impacts on freshwater for the whole of my academic career, so I was […]

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WYN participation in the COY13

What is the COY 13? The 13th Conference of Youth (COY13) will take place in Bonn, Germany in November 2-4, 2017 and welcomes young activists and other interested individuals from all around the world. COY13 is organised by young volunteers and intends to empower youth with regard to climate justice, climate policy and sustainability through […]

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We are looking for a web developer!

The Water Youth Network is looking for a committed and professional web developer that help us make the most out of our YouKnoW! platform. If you have no idea what YouKnoW (Youth-driven Knowledge in Water) is, then click here to find more information about it. If you are interested in working with us, find the Terms […]

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Water: Challenges and Opportunities, a workshop of young people

With an aim to offer a platform to exchange ideas and offer solutions for water challenges in rural and indigenous communities in Canada and across the globe, the students of the University of Alberta in partnership with IC-IMPACTS, Alberta Innovates, and the Faculty of Science of the University of Alberta organized a two-day workshop in […]

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Your input for Valuing Water initiative

The Water Youth Network (WYN) has joined forces with the Netherlands IHP-HWRP Committee, the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW), and the Young AIWW (YWP Amsterdam International Water Week), to create the above animation and show why it is especially important for young people to give input to the #valuingwater process. Your input and action As young […]

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Water Youth Network Back at Stockholm World Water Week 2017

This year again Water Youth Network (WYN) will be at the World Water Week in Stockholm (from 27 to 31 August). The team is smaller compared to previous years but is a very enthusiastic one. WYN will join about 3000+ global water professionals, who will be attending this year’s Water Week. We have multiple objectives […]

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Water Youth Network in the XVI World Water Congress

From May 29 to June 3, the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) XVI World Water Congress took place in Cancun, Mexico. The overarching topic of the Congress was ‘Bridging Science and Policy’, and it presented the research and professional water community with an opportunity to get involved in the discussion on how science and policy […]

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Interactive workshop on Flood Risk Management planning at the Youth Forum – Global Platform on DRR

During the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2017 held from 22nd to 26th May in Cancun, Mexico  some members of the WYN DRR team assisted and participated in many activities. One of the main activities of our team was organising an interactive Flood Risk Management (FRM) Planning workshop. This  workshop was part of […]

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Updates from the World Water Forum – Youth Secure Formal Seats at the Table during the 2nd Stakeholder Consultation Meeting in Brasilia

Last month, outgoing Board Member and Board Member elect, Natalija and Tatiana attended the 2nd Stakeholders Consultation Meeting tp prepare the World Water Forum in Brasilia which took place April 26 – 27 April, as well as the World Water Forum’s preparatory meetings on April 25th, 2017. The World Water Forum takes place every three […]

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Supporting and connecting young professionals on Multi Hazard Early Warning Systems: Publication and poster launched!

The Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference was held this week in Cancun Mexico along side the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction. Experts and young professionals from across the globe joined together to discuss and evaluate how we can collectively reach the Target G of the Sendai Framework to: Substantially increase the availability of and access […]

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