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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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We are looking for a web developer!

The Water Youth Network is looking for a committed and professional web developer that help us make the most out of our YouKnoW! platform. If you have no idea what YouKnoW (Youth-driven Knowledge in Water) is, then click here to find more information about it. If you are interested in working with us, find the Terms […]

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Water: Challenges and Opportunities, a workshop of young people

With an aim to offer a platform to exchange ideas and offer solutions for water challenges in rural and indigenous communities in Canada and across the globe, the students of the University of Alberta in partnership with IC-IMPACTS, Alberta Innovates, and the Faculty of Science of the University of Alberta organized a two-day workshop in […]

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Your input for Valuing Water initiative

The Water Youth Network (WYN) has joined forces with the Netherlands IHP-HWRP Committee, the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW), and the Young AIWW (YWP Amsterdam International Water Week), to create the above animation and show why it is especially important for young people to give input to the #valuingwater process. Your input and action As young […]

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Water Youth Network Back at Stockholm World Water Week 2017

This year again Water Youth Network (WYN) will be at the World Water Week in Stockholm (from 27 to 31 August). The team is smaller compared to previous years but is a very enthusiastic one. WYN will join about 3000+ global water professionals, who will be attending this year’s Water Week. We have multiple objectives […]

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