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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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First International Day of Women and Girls in Science

  The 11th of February 2016 was the first International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The United Nations General Assembly decided to establish this International Day to recognize the contribution of women and girls and encourage their engagement in the field. According to them, “Science and gender equality are both vital for the […]

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Call for participants ! Singapore International Water Week, an opportunities’ incubator

Innovative, inspiring, connected, engaging – here are just few keywords that could define the experience of Singapore International Water Week (SIWW). Since 2008, the event has become a landmark for water professionals, gathering over 20,000 participants from 133 countries (SIWW 2014), bringing together the government, industry, academia and international organizations sectors. For a young professional, […]

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Critical agents of change’ in the 2030 Agenda: Youth-inclusive governance indicators for national-level monitoring

  Download here the document: Critical Agents of Change – Youth-Inclusive Governance Indicators for National-Level SDG Monitoring In September 2015, all 193 countries of the United Nations (UN) agreed on a new set of development goals that will follow up on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which end in 2015.These new Sustainable Development Goals form a […]

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