Events

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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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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#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 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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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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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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Updates from the World Water Forum – Youth Secure Formal Seats at the Table during the 2nd Stakeholder Consultation Meeting in Brasilia

Last month, outgoing Board Member and Board Member elect, Natalija and Tatiana attended the 2nd Stakeholders Consultation Meeting tp prepare the World Water Forum in Brasilia which took place April 26 – 27 April, as well as the World Water Forum’s preparatory meetings on April 25th, 2017. The World Water Forum takes place every three […]

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World Water Day

The 22nd of May is designated by the UN as the international World Water Day. This year’s theme was Waste Water and to gain attention about waste water reduction. This year the Water Youth Network in collaboration with UNESCO-IHE carried out 2 events to celebrate the International World Water Day. You can check all events […]

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