Youth

Call for participation: World Youth Parliament for Water General Assembly

The International Secretariat for Water and the World Youth Parliament for Water invite all young people active in the water sector to apply to the 4th General Assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water. The Parliament will be held during the World Water Forum, on the theme of Water and Peace. WHAT IS THE … Continue reading Call for participation: World Youth Parliament for Water General Assembly

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SWE gives a boost to Eastern European youth thanks to Erasmus+

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Youth Voices → Policy Choices: Giving a boost to Eastern European youth thanks to Erasmus+ Young leaders will meet with policymakers to envision a future in water ahead of COP24  STRASBOURG, Jan. 15, 2018 – Solidarity Water Europe is proud to announce that a new international initiative pairing … Continue reading SWE gives a boost to Eastern European youth thanks to Erasmus+

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#WaterGeneration Meetup Day 1

The first full day of #WaterGeneration Meetup in Ouagadougou got off to an exciting start. Youth from 10 countries in French-speaking Africa have gathered in Burkina Faso’s capital to take action for water. “#WaterGeneration Meetup is coming, I’m ready to work,” tweeted Flamay Ahiafor, a Young Water Champion from Togo. The introduction set the scene … Continue reading #WaterGeneration Meetup Day 1

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#WaterGeneration Meetup Ouagadougou – Nov 30–Dec 4

This Thursday in Burkina Faso, the International Secretariat for Water will unite 30 French-speaking youth from across Africa for #WaterGeneration Meetup – Ouagadougou. Over four days, they will participate in discussions, project workshops, social events and field visits. . The ISW is organizing this event to mobilize young Africans involved in the water sector, in collaboration … Continue reading #WaterGeneration Meetup Ouagadougou – Nov 30–Dec 4

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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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