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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 supply in Emergencies: Dam rupture case in Brumadinho, Brazil

Water supply in emergencies: Dam rupture case in Brumadinho, Brazil Water Youth Network member Sofia Corradi looks at the recent dam rupture disaster in Brazil and the response of authorities and the public to the resultant WASH emergencies. By: Sofia Corradi (s.corradi@wateryouthnetwork.org)   January 25th, 2018. Announced tragedy. The mining sector was once again responsible for an […]

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Youth capacity building: Jokolu Community, Nigeria

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ON SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES/ RESILIENCE BUILDING FOR ENHANCED LIVELIHOOD TO MITIGATE CLIMATE CHANGE FOR WOMEN AND YOUTH OF JOKOLU COMMUNITY, MORO LGA, KWARA STATE, NIGERIA. Written by: Tosin Victoria Apiriola, Women and Youth Development Initiative-WOYODEV, Nigeria   Between 2017 and 2018, WOYODEV worked with young people at the grassroots in […]

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Water Youth Network Annual Member Awards 2018 Winners

Water Youth Network recognises top volunteers in Annual Member Awards 2018 WYN members voted for the ‘Fresh Water, Fresh Minds’, ‘Watershed’ and ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award winners of 2018 By: Sofia Corradi (s.corradi@wateryouthnetwork.org)   The initiative led by the Water Youth Network (WYN) Human Resources team is on its first edition and aims to value […]

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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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Disaster Resilient Balkans: Empowering Young Professionals Side Event – Participant Reflection

Understanding Risk Balkans 2018  Disaster Resilient Balkans: Empowering Young Professionals Side Event Reflections from participant Vasilije Gajic, a Water Management student from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad, Serbia.   In September 2018, I attended the Understanding Risk Balkans youth side event organised by the Water Youth Network. It was designed as an interdisciplinary […]

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WYN participation at the ISDR-Asia Partnership Forum

WYN participation at the ISDR-Asia Partnership Forum 14-15 December 2017, Bangkok organized by UNISDR Written by Dewi Dimyati (d.dimyati@wateryouthnetwork.org)   The Water Youth Network (WYN) alongside UN MGCY joined the ISDR Asia Partnership (IAP) forum organized by UNISDR in Bangkok, Thailand from 14-15 December 2017. It is a multi-stakeholder platform of over 100 officials from […]

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INTERDISCIPLINARY PRESSURE COOKER: RISK COMMUNICATION

Apply to join the Pressure Cooker event on Risk Communication at the 2018 Understanding Risk Forum in Mexico City, 14 – 18th May 2018, organized by The Water Youth Network and GFDRR with support from FM Global, The UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and NASA.                           […]

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Water Youth Network at the Global Science and Technology Conference (G-STIC)

Water Youth Network at the Global Science and Technology Conference (G-STIC) Brussels, 23rd– 25th of November, 2017 Written by Jenny Hagen and Sara Alonso   What is G-STIC? The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 globally agreed ambitious goals to move the world to a more sustainable future by 2030. G-STIC, the Global Science, Technology […]

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Risk Knowledge-Action Network (KAN) and the Global Forum on Science and Technology for Disaster Resilience 2017

Water Youth Network participating in the first workshop of the Risk Knowledge-Action Network (KAN) and the Global Forum on Science and Technology for Disaster Resilience 2017 Blog post prepared by Miguel Trejo, DRR Team Water Youth Network (m.trejo@wateryouthnetwork.org)  Introduction From November 21st to 25th, the city of Tokyo was the venue for the Global Forum […]

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