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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Yemdji Anne (email@example.com) from Water for Life Cameroon See final report here. Introduction On the 3rd and 4th of November 2017, the training workshop on […]Read More
COY 13 – How did it go?
By Niel de Jong firstname.lastname@example.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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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. ———————————— […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More