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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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Budapest Water Summit 2016

The Budapest Water Summit will take place from 28 to 30 November, and brings together representatives of the water sector to discuss how the water sector can support the implementation of the water related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs – read more about what they are below). Important stakeholders are invited to join the discussion, and […]

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WYN @FLOODrisk 2016 in Lyon

The FLOODrisk 2016 conference in Lyon came at a pivotal moment for Flood Risk not only in Europe but also internationally. As this meeting only happens every four years there was a lot to cover! Two Water Youth Network (WYN) members involved with the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) team were in attendance, Aashish Bhardwaj and […]

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Stockholm World Water Week 2016

Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is an international conference on water which attracts prominent people from the sector from all over the world to come together every year to present their work, collaborate and exchange ideas. The WYN has been involved with SWWW for many years and contributed to the growth of the contributions of […]

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6th meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative (WGI)

Once again the WGI, a multi-stakeholder platform of +100 organizations gathered together for sharing on-going reforms, projects, lessons and good practices in support of better governance in water sector. 2015 was a turning point for the WGI. The 34 Ministries of OECD countries backed the Principles on Water Governance developed by WGI members, in an […]

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Water Youth Network partners for new Erasmus+ project ‘Youth in action for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’

Izola, Slovenia: The kick off meeting of the new ‘Youth in action for Sustainable Development Goals (YiA4SDGs)’ project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union took place from May 3rd to 5th, 2016 in the beautiful city of Izola in Slovenia.  Water Youth Network (WYN), as one of the nine project partners from […]

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Call speakers and facilitators Young Scientist Platform @ Understanding Risk Conference- deadline 27 March

We are excited to announce the open call for speakers and facilitators at the Young Scientists Platform on DRR Focus day event at the Understanding Risk conference in Istanbul this May. This is a great opportunity for you to share your experiences on DRR with other young scientists, practitioners and experts in thematic areas such as risk modelling, […]

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