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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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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 […]

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Water Youth Network Back at Stockholm World Water Week 2017

This year again Water Youth Network (WYN) will be at the World Water Week in Stockholm (from 27 to 31 August). The team is smaller compared to previous years but is a very enthusiastic one. WYN will join about 3000+ global water professionals, who will be attending this year’s Water Week. We have multiple objectives […]

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Water Youth Network in the XVI World Water Congress

From May 29 to June 3, the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) XVI World Water Congress took place in Cancun, Mexico. The overarching topic of the Congress was ‘Bridging Science and Policy’, and it presented the research and professional water community with an opportunity to get involved in the discussion on how science and policy […]

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Register for the Youth Forum at the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

Will you be attending the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction later this month in Cancun, Mexico? Are you interested in meeting likeminded peers such as yourself and building your capacity to implement the Sendai Framework? JOIN THE GPDRR YOUTH FORUM!!!!   The details are as follows: Date: Monday 22nd May, 2017 Time: 8.30 – 17.00 Venue: Business […]

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