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European Youth Parliament for Water presented to the Club of Strasbourg

The members of the Club of Strasbourg, an international association of EU mayors, learned about the success of the 14th European Youth Parliament for Water last week during their 2017 meeting. This year’s theme was How to Rebuild Trust with European Citizens. Solidarity Water Europe was invited to present the Parliament to the Club members Thursday, … Continue reading European Youth Parliament for Water presented to the Club of Strasbourg

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Your Future, Your Climate gets noticed at COP23

The ISW had a busy week at the COP23 climate change conference, presenting its flagship water and climate initiatives. On November 13, the conference’s final day, we participated in Québec in the francophone sphere: challenges and opportunities for climate cooperation, organized by the government of Quebec, La Francophonie and LOJIQ, and held at the La … Continue reading Your Future, Your Climate gets noticed at COP23

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Water and Peace: Young Water Champions address high-level panel

Water is not just a climate or a development issue. Proper management of water resources is also essential to ensure security.. On September 14, the ISW’s Young Water Champions for Central Asia participated in the launch of the report from the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace, entitled A Matter of Survival. Bota Sharipova … Continue reading Water and Peace: Young Water Champions address high-level panel

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ISW + Quebec at COP23: Taking action for water + climate

This Sunday and Monday at COP23, the ISW will be presenting its initiatives for water and climate to Quebec’s minister of sustainable development, environment and the fight against climate change (MDDELCC). Minister Isabelle Melançon will be present along with the minister responsible for international relations and La Francophonie, and Quebec’s climate change emissary, filmmaker-biologist Jean … Continue reading ISW + Quebec at COP23: Taking action for water + climate

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Peru: ISW drives adoption of OECD Principles on Water Governance

The ISW was present in Peru coordinating the validation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance in the Rimac basin. Home to over 10 million inhabitants and the Peruvian capital of Lima, the basin is the most heavily populated in the country. The Latin American Development Bank (CAF) hosted the meeting, which was attended by … Continue reading Peru: ISW drives adoption of OECD Principles on Water Governance

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Recap: Youth Commit to Water and Peace at the 14th European Youth Parliament for Water

Young delegates from across Europe made a collective commitment to take action for water in a conflict-prone world this October. The 14th European Youth Parliament for Water brought 70 delegates from 14 countries together for a week of discussion and action, culminating in the adoption of a final collective commitment. The event took place from … Continue reading Recap: Youth Commit to Water and Peace at the 14th European Youth Parliament for Water

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Wariperqa on the move

Project Wariperqa has advanced to its next phase. Construction is now underway on a network to bring running water to this remote Peruvian community 4000 metres above sea level. Vladimir Arana, the ISW’s program coordinator for the Americas, just returned from his mission to Peru coordinating the work of project partners. The access to drinking … Continue reading Wariperqa on the move

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