• Water & Peace: Participate in the next European Youth Parliament for Water

    Water & Peace: Participate in the next European Youth Parliament for Water

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  • Astana Expo 2017:  the International Secretariat for Water is mobilizing young people from Central Asia for sustainable development

    Astana Expo 2017: the International Secretariat for Water is mobilizing young people from Central Asia for sustainable development

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  • The Swiss Cooperation is supporting the development of our Youth Strategy

    The Swiss Cooperation is supporting the development of our Youth Strategy

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  •  A model for rural water supply in Central Asia

    A model for rural water supply in Central Asia

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The Youth for Water and Climate Initiative

The UN recognizes that youth engagement plays a key role in raising awareness and achieving Sustainable development goals related to poverty eradication, reducing inequalities and combating climate change. Since 2014, the Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse, the Québec International Youth Offices, the Global Water Partnership and the International Water Secretariat have been mobilizing hundreds of … Continue reading The Youth for Water and Climate Initiative

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About ISW and SWE

The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) and Solidarity Water Europe (SWE) bring together citizens and organizations that are committed and active in the cause of water. Their commitment is to ensure the application of the founding texts of the movement (the Montreal Charter and the Declaration of Strasbourg) to ensure access to drinking water and sanitation for all. The ISW is based in Montreal, Canada, and SEE is based in Strasbourg, France.

Building on the evolution of knowledge, the development of innovative partnerships and creativity, ISW-SWE develops initiatives that guarantee the right to water and thus universal access to water and sanitation, while preserving the resource. The ISW-SWE and its partners create bridges and dialogues between all stakeholders (civil society, academic sector, private sector and institutions).

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Participation of the International Secretariat for Water at the World Water Week

From August 27th to September 1st, the International Secretariat for Water (ISW) will participate to the World Water Week (WWW) organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). The ISW occupies a central role in the program, participating in the holding of three events.   Youth for Water and Climate Platform Hannane Sellali | Tuesday 29 … Continue reading Participation of the International Secretariat for Water at the World Water Week

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15 Years of commitment in central Asia on the part of the ISW and partners

Engaging the public and the local actors; the key to making drinking water and hygiene available to everyone. The ISW presents a brief overview of its activities and those of its partners in Central Asia, over 15 years of commitment. The document first describes the impressive Ferghana valley and then presents the approach that guided … Continue reading 15 Years of commitment in central Asia on the part of the ISW and partners

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