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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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The Politics and Proof of Global Interconnections: A Young Professional’s Account of the Dresden Nexus Conference 2015

  By Marielle Velander The Dresden Nexus Conference 2015 was very much defined – and challenged – by the term “nexus”. Over 300 attendees from approximately 65 different countries came from a variety of disciplines, ranging from engineering and hydrology to political ecology and demography. The interdisciplinary combination of accomplished intellectuals at various stages of […]

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Meet Cailin Hillier from Canada

  Brief introduction of your organization Canadian Water Network (CWN) is Canada’s expert advisor and trusted manager of knowledge and innovation for water management. CWN acts as a catalyst to connect the right people with the best evidence to address the practical realities of water management. CWN’s Students and Young Professionals Committee (SYPC) is a […]

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Youth Programme World Water Forum

    Please keep an eye on this page. The programme will be uploaded shortly. We’ve got something nice for you!   On behalf of the IYSC: Water Youth Network, World Youth Parliament for Water, World Water Council Youth Representative, South African Young Water Professionals, Asian Youth Parliament for Water, Projection network

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Overview of Sessions which requested rapporteurs – World Water Forum

Are you attending the World Water Forum, and would like to report on a session and enlarge your network? Please indicate your preferences here: https://wateryouthnetwork.typeform.com/to/PE4PGQ Please find an overview of sessions here: Sessions for youth rapporteurs

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Discussing Water, Soil and Waste in Dresden

  A blog by Marielle Velander. Masters student in Anthropology and Development at the London School of Economics. She is writing her dissertation on the politics of water technologies in the Thar Desert. She will be attending the the first annual Dresden Nexus Conference this March as a Water Youth Network Representative. Three buzzwords seem to […]

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The World Water Forum: A circus where youth don’t belong?

    “It is a circus, only used for people to network”. “I don’t want to join this carrousel anymore, it is not useful for me”. “Why are we still organising these things?” Listening to actors in the water sector, the World Water Forum might often sound like the last event you would want to […]

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Commemorating World Wetlands Day in ondiri swamp (Kenya)

On the 2nd of February 2015, Ecopro Initiative CBO successfully held an event at the Ondiri swamp in Kikuyu to commemorate the worlds wetland day for  the  year 2015.The theme of the day was ‘wetlands for our future’. Ecopro Initiative CBO worked in conjunction with Small Axe Environmental group from githurai, Chiromo Environmental Awareness Club […]

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