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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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Ready for Amsterdam International Water Week 2015?

  As Water Youth Network were are enthusiastic about the coming event, Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) 2015 held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in the coming week. We encourage you to attend the Young-IWW special program for young water professionals. This program is integrated with the conferences of IWW and the Aquatech and comprises a […]

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Youth Science Policy Interface Platform on DRR

Are you ready to contribute to the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) with your scientific knowledge?    There is currently a great opportunity for young students and professionals to share their knowledge on DRR and contribute to the science-policy interface during the upcoming UNISDR Science and Technology Conference by attending, submitting a poster and/or applying to […]

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International Day for Disaster Reduction 2015

  The Theme for the International Day for Disaster Reduction in 2015 is: Knowledge for Life. In these terms UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stresses: “Traditional and indigenous knowledge is the indispensable information base for many societies seeking to live in harmony with nature and adapt to disruptive weather events, a warming globe and rising seas.” For […]

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Hope Mwanake “Think big, start small and start now!”

Hope Mwanake was one of the vision speakers of the World Water Week 2015 held in Stockholm. Get to know this inspiring young entrepreneur from Kenya, her experiences from working with her youth led community based organisation, Trace Kenya Group, and her impressions from the World Water Week in Stockholm 2015.   Hope Mwanake is the co-founder […]

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[Video] GWP Youth Strategy – Stockholm World Water Week

Global Water Partnership launched their Youth Strategy during Stockholm World Water Week. As partners, The Water Youth Network was consulted on the preparation of this document. Here are some thoughts of some WYN members during the World Water Week about this strategy and the importance of meaningful youth participation. Video by GWP. [http://www.gwp.org/en/gwp-in-action/News-and-Activities/Meet-Water-Youth-Network–a-GWP-Partner/ ]

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