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Stockholm World Water Week 2016

Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is an international conference on water which attracts prominent people from the sector from all over the world to come together every year to present their work, collaborate and exchange ideas. The WYN has been involved with SWWW for many years and contributed to the growth of the contributions of […]

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6th meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative (WGI)

Once again the WGI, a multi-stakeholder platform of +100 organizations gathered together for sharing on-going reforms, projects, lessons and good practices in support of better governance in water sector. 2015 was a turning point for the WGI. The 34 Ministries of OECD countries backed the Principles on Water Governance developed by WGI members, in an […]

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Water Youth Network partners for new Erasmus+ project ‘Youth in action for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’

Izola, Slovenia: The kick off meeting of the new ‘Youth in action for Sustainable Development Goals (YiA4SDGs)’ project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union took place from May 3rd to 5th, 2016 in the beautiful city of Izola in Slovenia.  Water Youth Network (WYN), as one of the nine project partners from […]

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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 share your experiences on DRR with other young scientists, practitioners and experts in thematic areas such as risk modelling, […]

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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 and encourage their engagement in the field. According to them, “Science and gender equality are both vital for the […]

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YouKnoW! and the link with the IWRM team/actions

YouKnoW! and the link with the IWRM team/actions YouKnoW! is a new virtual space for collaboration founded on collective wisdom working towards solving today’s water challenges. It’s an online centralized dynamic database where youth-led organizations and project leaders in various water-related domains/topics are able to connect with a vibrant community, get support and  also promote […]

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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 participants from 133 countries (SIWW 2014), bringing together the government, industry, academia and international organizations sectors. For a young professional, […]

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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 follow up on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which end in 2015.These new Sustainable Development Goals form a […]

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Voice of the youth: sustainable urban future

On 22 January 2016, the Water Youth Network, with support from IAHT Young Professionals Network, organized a youth consultation: inviting the voice of the youth for a sustainable urban future. The consultation was done in order to support the work of United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY), which is in charge […]

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Water Youth Network and the World Toilet Day 2015

Author: Diana Oradei “Happy World Toilet Day!   The World Toilet Day was celebrated at UN headquarter in New York, where the The UN High-Level Water and Sanitation Days, a set of coordinated events, are taking place to reflect on the recent transition from the 2015 Millennium Development Goals to the new adopted 2030 Sustainable […]

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