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#BluePeace event at University for peace

On Friday Sept 28, the World Youth Parliament for Water – Central Asia leaders, studying at University for peace (Costa Rica), held a #BluePeace event. The presentation and the workshop were both a success! They had around 40 participants (students from 30 countries) who’s ideas and enthusiasm was very inspiring! The Geneva Water Hub’s Symphony … Continue reading #BluePeace event at University for peace

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Breakthrough for full cost recovery in rural water supply in Tajikistan

Context With its numerous lakes and major glaciers, the largely semi-arid Tajikistan has abundant fresh water resources: about 60% of Central Asian water streams are originating from its mountains. However, due to the rough terrain, population growth and collapse of centrally subsidized drinking water supply and irrigation systems, the delivery of the water to the … Continue reading Breakthrough for full cost recovery in rural water supply in Tajikistan

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The Government of Uzbekistan adopts our community-led approach to water management

We  developped a community-led approach to water management that was officially adopted by Uzbek authorities and will be extending in the whole country. Our project, financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Coooperation, aims at supporting villages in rural areas in Uzbekistan to have access to safe drinking water through a full cost recovery … Continue reading The Government of Uzbekistan adopts our community-led approach to water management

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YWC Call for proposals!

Be Bold. Be Creative. Get Support. The International Secretariat for Water is pleased to announce a call for proposals for youth-led projects, through the Youth for Water and Climate #YWC Platform! Deadline to submit: 16 October 2018. This call for proposals has been designed to identify, encourage and support youth engagement related to water management and climate change … Continue reading YWC Call for proposals!

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Peru Blue Book: Progress of the May 2018 mission

The Blue Book is an international citizens-led initiative we coordinate. In Peru, this process started in 2013 and continues to develop, strengthened with the presence of civil society and authorities. Frequent dialogues take place between partners to insure the implementation of recommendations. Lately, the participants agreed to develop the following aspects: Changes in the organizational … Continue reading Peru Blue Book: Progress of the May 2018 mission

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Global Brief article on the Blue Peace movement

We believe in trans-borders, trans-sectors and trans-generational cooperation to find joint solutions to the challenges our world is facing. That is why we support the #BluePeace movement! We are thrilled to spread this approach around the world… and to mobilize, connect and support civil society, including #young water leaders, for #Water and #Peace. From the … Continue reading Global Brief article on the Blue Peace movement

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Stockholm World Water Week – an involved civil society

For a strong committment of civil society and youth at the Stockholm World Water Week From left to right: Hannane Sellali (ISW), Lindsey Adalco-Manning (WYPW), Sarah Dousse (ISW) and Biljana Rimcheska (YWCCEE) We co-convened these sessions: Youth for Water and Climate Day! Wednesday, August 29th | All day | Room: Young Professionals booth – MV1 Organized … Continue reading Stockholm World Water Week – an involved civil society

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Young parliamentarians for water in action

The World Youth Parliament for Water continues to raise youth voices for further involvement of youth as key partners for SDG 6 achievement and peace. That is what the network advocated for during the International High Level Conference on International decade for Action “Water for Sustainable development” 2018-2028 in Tajikistan last June. It was a … Continue reading Young parliamentarians for water in action

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Since Earth day the community of Wariperqa – in Peru – has drinking water!

The drinking water infrastructure component of the project was completed on April 22, with great satisfaction from the community and local authorities. A crucial element: The drinking water system was built with the active participation of the men and women of the community. In addition, a drinking water management committee has been set up. Now … Continue reading Since Earth day the community of Wariperqa – in Peru – has drinking water!

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