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WYN Present @ Geology for Global Development

What is the role of geoscientists in Sustainable Development? How can they make the difference? And what are the limits of a purely technical approach to the problem? These were some of the questions discussed during the “4th GfGD Annual Conference – Geology and the Sustainable Development Goals”. The event took place on November 4th, […]

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Budapest Water Summit 2016

The Budapest Water Summit will take place from 28 to 30 November, and brings together representatives of the water sector to discuss how the water sector can support the implementation of the water related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs – read more about what they are below). Important stakeholders are invited to join the discussion, and […]

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WYN @FLOODrisk 2016 in Lyon

The FLOODrisk 2016 conference in Lyon came at a pivotal moment for Flood Risk not only in Europe but also internationally. As this meeting only happens every four years there was a lot to cover! Two Water Youth Network (WYN) members involved with the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) team were in attendance, Aashish Bhardwaj and […]

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WYN @ Habitat III

The role of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) for building resilience in urban settings On the morning of October 15, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development kicked off with the Children and Youth Assembly (C&YA), organized by the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UNMGCY). […]

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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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