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Meet Mr Sajid Iqbal from Bangladesh

Biography: I am founder of a youth led development organization called CHANGE in Bangladesh. This organization focuses on water and sanitation issues, renewable energy, and social business development particularly for the slums and off-grid areas. I am also working on Research Framework as a part of Emerging Academic Program (EAP) scholarship from the World Water […]

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Summary and report of outcomes: World Water Week Inter-generational Dialogue

Session summary and conclusions: This interactive session addressed the need for trans-generational cooperation through a senior/junior panel dialogue and audience participation around the theme of the water-food and energy nexus. Reflections were presented on how to integrate the nexus into development interventions, however panellists had different views on whether ‘problems and needs’ should drive the […]

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ADB Youth Partnership is required to solve water problems in Asia Region

by Prabin Rokaya, Student at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Netherlands I was one of the lucky youth participants who had the opportunity to participate at Stockholm World Water Week. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Water Team made participation possible for five Asian youth participants and I thank them for accepting me as part of the […]

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Youth initiatives towards the 7th World Water Forum

The meeting of hundreds of young people at Stockholm World Water Week is the perfect opportunity to discuss how we can improve our global cooperation and networking. It is also a chance to discuss our involvement in the preparatory process for the 7th World Water Forum in Korea. (Yes it is already time to start […]

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Water Youth Network at Stockholm World Water Week 2013

Water Youth Network, together with the Water Youth Parliament for Water and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) are organizing an innovative dialogue called ‘Facilitating Cooperation between Generations to Solve “Wicked Water Problems” at the 2013 Stockholm World Water Week. This unique session will include a panel of senior professionals and a panel of young water professionals who will discuss ways […]

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Contribute your thoughts to the Budapest Youth Statement

Help the Water Youth Network grow by contributing your thoughts and experience to the : Budapest Youth Statement. A draft statement for the Budapest Water Summit is open for your input from 23 August until 15 September 2013 via www.meetingwords.com/BWSyouthstatement . Please add to it where you think it needs additions, share your own experience, place comments and […]

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Budapest Water Summit: An opportunity not to be missed!

by Prabin Rokaya, Student at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Netherlands “Youth need space! Youth need forum! Youth voice should be heard. Youth should be involved in decision making process!” These are the some of the most common arguments that we hear these days during youth conversations. There is active youth participation in many high level […]

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Looking forward and beyond Asia-Pacific Youth Parliament on Water – part 2

By Prabin Rokaya, Asia Pacific Youth Parliament on Water.  The 2nd Asia-Pacific Youth Parliament on Water (APYPW)[1] concluded on June 6, 2013 with one final declaration and four independent declarations from four different commissions[2] which were presented at National Assembly in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The final declaration is an outcome document of four days long […]

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Global Power Shift 2013

Nine climate activists from Bangladesh attended the Global Power Shift (GPS) which is a mass movement buildup program against the fossil fuel industries and climate crisis organized by 350.org, Greenpeace, TEMA foundation, Istanbul Technical University and a series of international organizations. The meet was held in Istanbul, Turkey from 24th to 30th June 2013 where […]

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Contribute to the 2013 Budapest Water Summit youth forum !

!The registration for applying for funding for the Youth Forum of the Budapest Water Summit closes this Friday, 26 July!   From 8 to 11 October 2013, the Budapest Water Summit will take place with the participation of UN Member States, competent UN agencies and bodies as well as all concerned economic and social partners […]

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