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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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Youth Participation in Water Issues

  By Marikris Guzman – Youth Beyond Disasters   “Water is life.”   I have never really given this phrase much thought until I attended the 7th World Water Forum last April 2015 in South Korea. I attended to share our project related to disaster risk reduction called the Sustainable Development Youth Corps (SDYC). The […]

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Gender Equity for a Water-Secure Future – the outcomes of Women’s participation in the Forum

By Ilse Mijnhart, Women for Water Partnership, Junior Communication and Project Officer It was an eventful, exciting and above all successful Forum for women. Gender equality; the empowerment of all women and girls; the role of women as agents of change; and equitable access to water and sanitation for all uses was emphasised. These thematic areas were specifically highlighted […]

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Public Utilities Board Singapore, equipping youth with the necessary knowledge

  Interview with Shengwei Yeo, Assistant Managing Director at Singapore International Water Week for the Public Utilities Board Singapore 1. Can you briefly tell us about yourself and your organization? About myself I joined PUB in 2008, and my first role was to promote more activities and attract more visitors to the Marina Barrage, a […]

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Declarations from the APYPW and WYPW at the World Water Forum

  The World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) and Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) have created targets and commitments to be achieved in future keeping in view global water issues and potential solutions related to those water problems. After intensive discussion and plenary sessions organized by both Parliaments, we came about to recognize […]

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Water Governance for Increased Security

  Every year more than 400 representatives from the 57 Organisation of Security and Cooperation in Europe-States, civil society, business, and international organizations participate in the OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum. The Forum is the main and highest level annual meeting of the OSCE dealing with economic, environmental and security questions and provides a platform […]

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Meet Jason Wong from Singapore

  Brief introduction of your organization As the national water agency, PUB manages Singapore’s water supply, water catchment and used water in an integrated way. PUB has ensured a diversified and sustainable supply of water for Singapore with the Four National Taps: 1. Local catchment water, 2. Imported water, 3. NEWater (ultra-clean, high-grade recycled water), 4. […]

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World Water Forum 7: An overview

The 7th edition of the world’s largest water event will gather participants from the international water community: academics, research institutions, enterprises, professional networks, governments and policy-makers, IGOs and NGOs, as well as representatives from various fields such as agriculture, food or energy. The 7th World Water Forum will focus on the implementation of the solutions […]

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Guest Blog: Dr. Aida Karazhanova (UNESCAP) on WASH and Shared Accountability

  The following guest blog post is an excerpt of the recorded remarks made by Dr. Aida Karazhanova during the Sharing Innovative Practices session at Youth Forum on April 15th during the 7th World Water Forum. She is among the professionals who took the time to share their personal experiences and career advice with youth […]

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