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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 […]

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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 (r.jiofack@wateryouthnetwork.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 […]

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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 […]

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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 (a.young@wateryouthnetwork.org) and Erika Roxana Meléndez Landaverde (e.melendez@wateryouthnetwork.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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Connecting Youth on Water and Peace

Connecting Youth on Water and Peace Water Youth Network member Natalija Vojno discusses youth inclusion in water diplomacy and reflects on contributions from youth across the globe in the recent WYN Governance webinar on Youth in Water and Peace. By: Natalija Vojno (n.vojno@wateryouthnetwork.org)   What do SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation) and SDG 16 (peace, […]

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Water supply in Emergencies: Dam rupture case in Brumadinho, Brazil

Water supply in emergencies: Dam rupture case in Brumadinho, Brazil Water Youth Network member Sofia Corradi looks at the recent dam rupture disaster in Brazil and the response of authorities and the public to the resultant WASH emergencies. By: Sofia Corradi (s.corradi@wateryouthnetwork.org)   January 25th, 2018. Announced tragedy. The mining sector was once again responsible for an […]

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100 Days Until SWWW19

The preparations for Stockholm World Water Week are underway! SIWI recently published the incredible program and we are getting very excited for the conference and our role as key collaborating partners. With the Gold Standard, young professionals days, and sessions especially targeted at youth, the World Water Week is a great event for young water […]

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