Hack the Risk! Smart Solutions on Water Issues and Floods
Hack the Risk! Smart Solutions on Water Issues and Floods Water Youth Network representatives explore innovative solutions to Disaster Risk Reduction and the creative input of youth in risk management at the Hack the Risk! hackathon held in Colombia from 5-7 April, 2019. By: Camilo Fernandez (email@example.com), Nhilce Esquivel (firstname.lastname@example.org) & Miguel Trejo (email@example.com) It […]Read More
WYN members’ leadership at SWWW19
The Water Youth Network is made up of enthusiastic, hardworking, talented young professionals and students, a group who enjoy learning and jumping on opportunities to represent youth in the water sector. This has earned us many exciting positions and our members will be very involved during the Stockholm World Water Week 2019 (SWWW19). One of […]Read More
Toolkit developed by Winners of GWP-WMO Competition on Youth-led projects
Preparing Our Home: Lessons from Lil’wat Nation, British Columbia Canada By Lilia Yumagulova and Casey Gabriel “Preparing our Home” is a community-based program that enables Indigenous youth to reach their potential in becoming resilience leaders in their communities. Experiences and research around the world show that youth programs can help build, sustain, and improve community […]Read More
Side events at SWWW19!
Whether you are a young professional or experienced senior, we’d love to connect with you during the Stockholm World Water Week 2019. Therefore, the WYN is organizing three side events during the week. Come see us and network! 2nd Intergenerational Coffee Club Monday, 8-9:00 The WYN is repeating last year’s success and organizing an […]Read More
The 2nd Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference (MHEWC-II) & GPDRR 2019 : The participation of two young professionals from West Africa (13-17 May, 2019 Geneva, Switzerland)
By: Rollis Jiofack (firstname.lastname@example.org) In May 2019, the city of Geneva in Switzerland hosted two major events in the context of disaster risk reduction. On the one hand, the 2nd Multi-hazard Early Warning Conference (MHEWC-II), which took place from May 13 to 14, at WMO headquarters and the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR […]Read More
WYN in the Young Professionals’ Booth!
With less than two weeks left before the annual Stockholm World Water Week, we are thrilled to share all the activities we have planned to the Young Professionals’ booth. Make sure to stop by! Connecting the Dots: The Idea Sharing Platform for Youth Across the Globe via Virtual Platform Monday: 12-13:00 The session gathers talented […]Read More
Early Warning System Young Professionals Network at the 2nd Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference (MHEWC-II): 13th-14th May, 2019 Geneva, Switzerland
Members of the Early Warning System Young Professional Network recap their involvement and experiences from MHEWC-II By: Adele Young (email@example.com) and Erika Roxana Meléndez Landaverde (firstname.lastname@example.org) The MHEWC Event Early warning systems have been at the forefront of helping countries and communities to prepare for and respond to all types of disasters. The second […]Read More
Youth & Transboundary Water Cooperation: What we learned from the Youth in Water Diplomacy Workshop in Cairo
Youth & Transboundary Water Cooperation: What we learned from the Youth in Water Diplomacy Workshop in Cairo Young leaders from across the world gather in Cairo, Egypt, from 24 -28 June 2019 to present on and discuss the impact of Youth in transboundary water cooperation. Representatives from WYN Water Governance thematic working group reflect on […]Read More
What we learned at the UfM Regional Dialogue “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean”
What we learned at the UfM Regional Dialogue “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” In the face of shared environmental and economic challenges for countries on the Mediterranean Sea, Water Youth Network members Kelly Fouchy and Malek Abualfailat reflect on youth participation and inter-generational knowledge exchange for building sustainable development models for the region. By: Kelly […]Read More
SWWW19: 4 Sessions You Don’t Wanna Miss!
Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is about bringing together professionals, scholars, organizations, and leaders to come up with and inspire innovative approaches to tackle water issues. What better way to do that than to bring in the Water Youth Network? A growing network of young water professionals, scholars, and activists, we are eager to inspire […]Read More