Events

How might we: build young water professional leaders through volunteering?

How might we: build young water professional leaders through volunteering? Exploring how to foster inclusion through volunteering at conferences By Kimberly McLeod, Natacha Klein, and Diana Yitbarek  from World Water Women sourced from www.worldclouds.com   Introduction  Imagine you are attending a conference and at your fingertips have access to a unique concentration of individuals in your […]

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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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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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Water Youth Network at the First International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture

The First International Forum on Water Scarcity in Agriculture held from March 19th  to 22nd 2019 in Praia (Capo Verde) at National Assembly was the opportunity to gather 200 scientists, politicians, academics, engineers, entrepreneurs, civil society members, NGOs, associations, and citizens to discuss and exchange practical, innovative, and collaborative solutions to water scarcity in agriculture […]

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WYN Key Collaborating Partner for Stockholm Water Week 2019

We are excited to inform you that the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has welcomed Water Youth Network (WYN) as one of the Key Collaborating Partners for the Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) 2019. What does this mean? We are glad you asked! SWWW is an annual, week-long event focused on tackling the world’s water […]

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The Water Youth Network continues to engage in the World Water Council’s Youth Delegates Programme

By Philip Kruse In late November I was invited to participate in the World Water Council’s 8th General Assembly in Marseille, France. These occur once every three years – always at the end of the year when the World Water Forum takes place. With this year’s World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil, being my first […]

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WYN talks peace at World Youth Forum 2018

By Vincy Abraham In November 2018, I was chosen along with over 5000 people from across the world to participate in the second edition of the World Youth Forum in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. The World Youth Forum is an initiative of the Egyptian Government under the auspices of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and […]

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How did World Water Forum 8 turn out?

In March 2018, the 8th World Water Forum (WWF) was organized in Brazil by the World Water Council (WWC), by the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment (MMA), represented by Brazil’s National Water Agency (ANA), and by the Government of the Federal District, represented by the Regulatory Agency for Water, Energy and Basic Sanitation of the […]

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