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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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GWP launches Youth Engagement Strategy at SWWW

  On the 25th of August 2015, during the Stockholm World Water Week, the Global Water Partnership (GWP) launched its Youth Engagement Strategy. This event brought together many people and young people from diverse horizons. Several short presentations focused on the need to involve more youth in the water sector and showcased interesting youth initiatives. […]

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Sneak Peek of Thursday’s Youth Engagement Session @ #WWWeek

  Here is your sneak peek in to “Key successful practices for youth engagement in water for development”. A session brought to you by the Swedish Water House together with the Water Youth Network and the World Youth Parliament for Water. We asked our speakers to share the challenges and successes they have encountered as […]

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Article: Youth Participation at the 3rd UN World Conference on DRR

  The Water Youth Network is very happy to announce the publication of an open access journal article entitled “Youth Participation at the 3rd UN World Conference on DRR (WCDRR)” by the Children and Youth Forum organisers (including Water Youth Network member Lydia Cumiskey) with contributions from facilitators and participants. The young participants of WCDRR […]

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Connecting You(th) at Stockholm World Water Week

  Attending Stockholm World Water Week? This year, the Water Youth Network (WYN) is hosting a booth full of activities that empower youth to be agents of change in solving water problems at home and abroad. The Water Youth Network is a global and inclusive connector in the water sector, consisting of a vibrant community […]

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Message from Global Water Partnership

  Rudolph Cleveringa, Acting Executive Secretary form Global Water Partnership shares a message to the Water Youth Network and all youth involved in the water sector.

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Stockholm World Water Week 2015 Event: Key successful practices for youth engagement in water for development.

By: Alejandra Molina and Shabana Abbas The Water Youth Network together with the World Youth Parliament for Water and the Swedish Water House are organizing a session on “Key successful practices for youth engagement in water for development”. The session will be held on August 27th during the global event of Stockholm World Water Week. What […]

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