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Participant Reflections: the Inter-disciplinary Pressure Cooker on Risk Communication at Understanding Risk 2018

Written by participants, Yaprak Servi, a DRM consultant working for World Bank Group in Washington D.C, and Carlos Rodrigo Garibay Rubio, a social scientist at the National Center for Disaster Prevention, CENAPRED Mexico. The Global Understanding Risk (UR) Community has over 7,000 experts and practitioners interested and active in the creation, communication and use of […]

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YouKnoW! going to Cape Town, WISA conference

YouKnoW! going to Cape Town to engage and connect with youth in Africa at the WISA conference By Anne-Marie Albrecht (a.albrecht@wateryouthnetwork.org)   From 24th to 27th of June the Water Institute of Southern Africa is inviting to attend the biennial conference and exhibition 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. In between the expected 1500 + […]

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Unleashed at UNLEASH: The story of a transformative idea in SDG6

WE CAN  by Yolwin Perales It was last May 29 when I flew to Singapore to attend the UNLEASH Innovation Lab 2018 held from May 30-June 6. I was lucky enough to be one of the 1000 champions, leaders, and innovators from 106 countries across the globe to create projects and innovations in pursuit of the […]

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Advancing Towards the Water Security Agenda

Lessons from the workshop by UNICEF, WHO/PAHO with the support of the Colombian government and facilitated by CAWST By Juanita Ayala The 7th, 8th and 9th of March I attended “Advancing Towards the Water Security Agenda” workshop in Bogotá, Colombia to discuss how to achieve SDG 6.1: universal and equitable access to safe and affordable […]

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#WWF8 Diaries: Experiences of a young water professional from Cameroon

By Younoussa Abbosouka About a month ago, I was in Brasilia attending the World Water Forum. It was an absolutely enriching experience for me. As a young water professional from Cameroon, it was the first time I ever participated in an international water event. I met with many young water professionals – both from Water Youth […]

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WYN participation at the ISDR-Asia Partnership Forum

WYN participation at the ISDR-Asia Partnership Forum 14-15 December 2017, Bangkok organized by UNISDR Written by Dewi Dimyati (d.dimyati@wateryouthnetwork.org)   The Water Youth Network (WYN) alongside UN MGCY joined the ISDR Asia Partnership (IAP) forum organized by UNISDR in Bangkok, Thailand from 14-15 December 2017. It is a multi-stakeholder platform of over 100 officials from […]

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IWRM Knowledge Links Repository IWRM-KL Rep

The IWRM Knowledge Links Repository (IWRM-KL Rep) is an initiative originated within IWRM group of WYN. It has been designed as a tool that should enable users to identify, store and enable quick access to useful data and knowledge regarding IWRM subjects and themes. Starting from IWRM, now it quickly grows to more general water […]

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WYN at the 7th United Nations Economic and Social (ECOSOC) Youth Forum

What is the ECOSOC Youth Forum? The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum is one avenue for youth participation in the international development agenda. Held each year since 2012, the Forum provides an opportunity for students and young professionals to voice their opinions and ideas, share their challenges and lessons learned, and collaborate […]

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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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