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Regional Partners Forum @Quito+1 Strategies and Priorities for the Implementation of the NUA in Asia and the Pacific

28-29 November 2017, Bangkok, Thailand Hosted by UNESCAP and UN-Habitat during 2017 SDG Week by Prapti Verma (p.verma@wateryouthnetwork.org) The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) jointly convened the Forum as a regional contribution to the Follow-up and Review of the New […]

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Water Youth Network at the Young Amsterdam International Water Week (YAIWW)

WYN at the Young Amsterdam International Water Week (YAIWW)  Oct 30th– Nov 3rd , 2017 The Water Youth Network participated in the Young Amsterdam International Water Week which ran in parallel to the Amsterdam International Water Week (AIWW) and the Aquatech Trade Exhibition from October 30th to Nov 3rd, 2017. AIWW brings together many water […]

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Youth participation at ISW workshop in Astana

by Daud Hamidi (d.hamidi@wateryouthnetwork.org) Central Asia Youth Workshop has been organized by the International Secretariat for Water and is part of its Youth Strategy #WaterGeneration for future water leaders as an opportunity to learn, share ideas and develop cooperation among youth in the region (Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan). Daud Hamidi, member of Water […]

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MONITORING AND BASIC BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION WITH CITIZEN PARTICIPATION OF THE ROCHA RIVER, WITH THE COLLABORATION OF WATER YOUTH NETWORK

MONITORING AND BASIC BIOLOGICAL EVALUATION WITH CITIZEN PARTICIPATION OF THE ROCHA RIVER, WITH THE COLLABORATION OF WATER YOUTH NETWORK By Vivian Camacho (v.camacho@wateryouthnetwork.org) and Rodrigo Meruvia (rodrigo.meruvia@gaiapacha.org) A few weeks ago the Gaia Pacha Foundation, supported by the WYN, applied for a call for projects managed by the Autonomous Departmental Government of Cochabamba with the funding […]

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INTERDISCIPLINARY PRESSURE COOKER: RISK COMMUNICATION

Apply to join the Pressure Cooker event on Risk Communication at the 2018 Understanding Risk Forum in Mexico City, 14 – 18th May 2018, organized by The Water Youth Network and GFDRR with support from FM Global, The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and NASA.                           […]

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Water Innovation Lab (WIL) Brazil 2017

WILBrazil 2017: connecting youth to innovate in water projects By Marina Horta (m.horta@wateryouthnetwork.org) and Camilla Hellen de Lima (c.lima@wateryouthnetwork.org) Imagine getting immerse in a 6-day experience 24/7 with 70 water young leaders of Brazil and South America with the aim of modeling an existing or new innovation project in water? Get to know: the Water Innovation […]

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Water Youth Network at the Global Science and Technology Conference (G-STIC)

Water Youth Network at the Global Science and Technology Conference (G-STIC) Brussels, 23rd– 25th of November, 2017 Written by Jenny Hagen and Sara Alonso   What is G-STIC? The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 globally agreed ambitious goals to move the world to a more sustainable future by 2030. G-STIC, the Global Science, Technology […]

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Risk Knowledge-Action Network (KAN) and the Global Forum on Science and Technology for Disaster Resilience 2017

Water Youth Network participating in the first workshop of the Risk Knowledge-Action Network (KAN) and the Global Forum on Science and Technology for Disaster Resilience 2017 Blog post prepared by Miguel Trejo, DRR Team Water Youth Network (m.trejo@wateryouthnetwork.org)  Introduction From November 21st to 25th, the city of Tokyo was the venue for the Global Forum […]

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ENHANCING YOUTH PARTICIPATION TO FLOOD AND DROUGHT DISASTER RISK REDUCTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (EYD2R)

Youth Training Workshop on Flood and Drought Risk Prediction and Management Global Water Partnership, Yaoundé, November 03rd and 04th 2017 This blog was prepared by : Lako Stephane (lakostef@yahoo.com) and Yemdji Anne (anneyemdji@yahoo.fr) from Water for Life Cameroon See final report here. Introduction On the 3rd and 4th of November 2017, the training workshop on […]

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COY 13 – How did it go?

By Niel de Jong n.dejong@wateryouthnetwork.org   At the Conference of Youth (COY13) in Bonn, the annual youth climate summit that takes place before COP, Hassan Aboelnga and Amrita Gautam (both from the World Youth Parliament of Water), Puja Doshi, and I organized a session on ‘Youth actions for combating climate change and water challenges’. Prior […]

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