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#WaterGeneration Bambey Meetup – Youth in action for water, peace & sustainable development

In collaboration with numerous partners (see below for the list of partners), we organised a #WaterGeneration Meetup in Bambey from 11-14 December 2018 and it was a success! The daily life of many Senegalese remains precarious because of water issues: lack of access to drinking water, pollution and waste accumulation increasing health risks, unsustainable use … Continue reading #WaterGeneration Bambey Meetup – Youth in action for water, peace & sustainable development

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#WATERGENERATION: A MANIFESTO FROM YOUTH AND CLUB OF STRASBOURG MEMBER CITIES ON THE FUTURE OF EUROPE

From November 16 to 21, 2018, Solidarity Water Europe organized, in partnership with the city of Strasbourg and AMSED (migrations, solidarity and exchanges association for development), a #WaterGeneration meeting of young Europeans in the context of the Club of Strasbourg’s 16th Assembly, a European network connecting nearly 60 partner cities and of which Strasbourg plays … Continue reading #WATERGENERATION: A MANIFESTO FROM YOUTH AND CLUB OF STRASBOURG MEMBER CITIES ON THE FUTURE OF EUROPE

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For improved water governance in the Nirnova Basin: 2nd Mayors’ meeting

On November 7, the second mayor’s meeting was held in Nisporeni as part of our project to improve access to drinking water and sanitation in the Nirnova sub-basin, in Moldova. Bringing together all the basin’s elected representatives and with a desire to improve the local and participative governance of the water sector, this meeting was … Continue reading For improved water governance in the Nirnova Basin: 2nd Mayors’ meeting

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Club of Strasbourg – #WaterGeneration Meetup

From November 16 to 21, Solidarity Water Europe organizes, in partnership with the city of Strasbourg, a European Youth Meeting in the context of the Club of Strasbourg’s 16th Assembly. Created in 2003, the Club is a network connecting 60 European cities of which Strasbourg plays the leading role. This network promotes active cooperation between … Continue reading Club of Strasbourg – #WaterGeneration Meetup

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2nd Mayors’ meeting – for a new governance framework in the Nirnova basin in Moldova

Moldova is one of the poorest countries of Eastern Europe. In rural communities, water quality is very poor and far from meeting human rights criteria. Acting on different aspects, especially on inclusive and participative governance, we have implemented with our local and international partners a platform of mayors, which brings together elected Moldovan representatives and … Continue reading 2nd Mayors’ meeting – for a new governance framework in the Nirnova basin in Moldova

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Peru Blue Book – for inclusive and participative water gouvernance

The Blue Book is a precious tool to evaluate a country’s water management – providing us with a citizen’s point of view – and to generate concrete actions of policy reinforcement regarding water and the environment. In Peru, the process of monitoring the implementation of the recommendations of the Blue Book is particularly dynamic and … Continue reading Peru Blue Book – for inclusive and participative water gouvernance

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Roundtable at the peruvian parliament: Towards sustainable water governance

On October 19th, we co-convened a roundtable on water governance at the Parliament of Peru. We can proudly say that we are efficiently mobilizing civil society and key decision-makers at the national level to share various approaches, experiences and proposals that will strengthen the multisectoral nature of sustainable water management in Peru. Many of our … Continue reading Roundtable at the peruvian parliament: Towards sustainable water governance

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Astana Youth Workshop on Water

From June 16–20, 2017, we organized a youth workshop for water during Expo2017 Astana in Kazakhstan. In the framework of the Expo2017, we held a #WaterGeneration Meetup on «Innovative Solutions to Water Issues in Central Asia: Challenges and Young People’s Contributions» with 30 participants aged between 18 and 27 from five Central Asian countries (Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan) … Continue reading Astana Youth Workshop on Water

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Promoting Youth Engagement in Water Governance through Youth-Led Research and Innovation

Youth engagement in water governance is essential for achieving water security and to successfully implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Giving credibility to knowledge and projects induced by youth will dramatically accelerate improvements for a more sustainable world. Unfortunately, there is still a lot to be done to concretely include youth in water governance and … Continue reading Promoting Youth Engagement in Water Governance through Youth-Led Research and Innovation

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