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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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3rd Forum on France-Moldova Decentralized Cooperation

On October 4 and 5, we took part in the third forum on France-Moldova cooperation for territories attractiveness, organized by the French Embassy in Chisinau. This event, bringing together the main actors of the Franco-Moldavian cooperation, aimed at informing the different stakeholders about projects in progress on the territory and encourage new cooperation actions. This … Continue reading 3rd Forum on France-Moldova Decentralized Cooperation

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Roundtable at the peruvian parliament: Towards sustainable water governance

This page is also available in Spanish On October 19th, we are organising 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 for a total rethinking of water management. For this, we are co-convening a panel … Continue reading Roundtable at the peruvian parliament: Towards sustainable water governance

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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. Its process continues to develop and is strengthened with the presence of civil society and authorities. Lately, the participants agreed to develop the following aspects: Changes in the organizational regulations of Ministries related to water: None of the Peruvian Ministries related to water has protection … 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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