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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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World Toilet Day Blog: WHERE DOES MY POO END UP?

WHERE DOES MY POO END UP? By Sembera Simon Member Water Youth Network, WASH and Technologies Working Group. Chairman Tusenvule I personally know the full journey and final destination of my poo, mainly in an urban setting, where I spend most of my time. The wastewater management systems installed in most of the houses in […]

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WYN’s Article Publication: Stakeholder engagement in water governance as social learning

We are happy to announce the publication of another scientific article where the Water Youth Network played a big role! Two members of our former Advisory Board were actively involved in the development of the research and we could not be more proud of them: Laura Basco Carrea and Alix Lerebours. This article was prepared as […]

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Webinar: Youth, Water and Sustainable Development Goals – 28 Nov. 12:45 CET

Tuesday, November 28 at 12:45 CET (click here for local timings). To attend, go to https://metameta.adobeconnect.com/sdg/ Tick “Enter as guest” Write your name Click “Enter Room” That’s it. You are now able to join the discussion. Sometime Adobe Connect takes you on a tour of the program, you can just click those pop-ups away. ———————————— […]

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Young professional participation in a Regional Summit on the Contribution of Earth Observations to Strengthening DRR across the Americas

  Written by Nhilce Esquivel, Crystal Conway and Miguel Trejo Introduction From September 3rd to 8th of 2017, many members of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) community from the Americas region got together to share ideas, make partnerships, strengthen collaboration and overall to learn more about the wider opportunities for Earth Observation Data (EOD) to […]

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Valuing Water: WYN participation inside the Under30 Changemakers Summit in NY

By Donya Danesh  I was asked to facilitate a session on Valuing Water and Climate Change mitigation with young social entrepreneurs at the Under 30 Changemakers Summit in NYC. I’m in the last year of my PhD and have studied long-term climate impacts on freshwater for the whole of my academic career, so I was […]

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WYN participation in the COY13

What is the COY 13? The 13th Conference of Youth (COY13) will take place in Bonn, Germany in November 2-4, 2017 and welcomes young activists and other interested individuals from all around the world. COY13 is organised by young volunteers and intends to empower youth with regard to climate justice, climate policy and sustainability through […]

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