High Level Political Forum

What we learned at the UfM Regional Dialogue “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean”

What we learned at the UfM Regional Dialogue “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” In the face of shared environmental and economic challenges for countries on the Mediterranean Sea, Water Youth Network members Kelly Fouchy and Malek Abualfailat reflect on youth participation and inter-generational knowledge exchange for building sustainable development models for the region. By: Kelly […]

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Water and Youth at COP24 in Katowice, Poland

Water and Youth at COP24 in Katowice, Poland – October, 2018 Water Youth Network representatives Miguel Trejo and Niel de Jong recount their experiences at COP24 and consider the politics of climate change By: Miguel Trejo (m.trejo@wateryouthnetwork.org) and Niel de Jong (n.dejong@wateryouthnetwork.org)   In dark and cold wintery Katowice one would almost welcome a change of climate. […]

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Working Towards Water Security and Safe Sanitation at Africa Water Week 2018 (Libreville, Gabon)

Participant reflection of the 7th Africa Water Week Water Youth Network attended the 7th Africa Water Week with the theme “Toward Achieving Water Security and Safely Managed Sanitation for Africa”, that was celebrated from 29th October to 2nd November, 2018 in Libreville, Gabon. By: Younoussa Abbosouka (y.abbosouka@wateryouthnetwork.org)   The opening of the conference, which took place at […]

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The Water Youth Network at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

By: WYN HPLF Team (Melissa McCracken, Shabana Abbas,  Natalija Fisher, and Dewi Dimyati) What is the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development? The UN established the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) as part of the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. It meets under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council annually […]

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UN High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development: Ensuring Intergenerational Policy Dialogues for Achieving SDG 6

by Melissa McCracken (WYN Governance Group Member) The Water Youth Network, as the Global Focal Point on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 for UN Major Group for Children and Youth, sent representatives to the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development. While HLPF reviewed SDGs 6, 7, 11, 12, 15, and 17, the Water Youth […]

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