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Your Future, Your Climate consists of three youth-led micro-enterprises to build agricultural capacity and strengthen resilience against climate change. In Burkina Faso, Benin and Togo.

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Blue Book

Blue Books provide independent analysis of a country’s water management environment. They are especially focused on access to water and sanitation and the management of water resources. The Books take a critical look at sector strategy, policies, and stakeholder roles and capacities. The Books are drafted by committed citizens from government, the private sector and … Continue reading Blue Book

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Blue Passport  

The Blue Passport is a recognition of people’s involvement in protecting, using, conserving and managing water. At the same time, it’s a reminder to fulfil one’s duty towards one’s hydrographical basin. The Blue Passport can be used as a tool to facilitate awareness-raising and decision-making regarding basin issues. The Blue Passport can be given to: … Continue reading Blue Passport  

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Butterfly Effect in Quebec

The Butterfly Effect is a public awareness-raising project. By making people realise the importance of every individual gesture, the Butterfly Effect creates a chain of solidarity that gives rise to water projects in Quebec, Argentina, Burkina Faso, Moldova and Peru. This project has taken place over two years in eight regions of Quebec and four … Continue reading Butterfly Effect in Quebec

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European platform for decentralised financing mechanisms and solidarity for water

During the 6th World Water Forum held in Marseille in 2012, SWE was closely involved in promoting the principle of 1% in solidarity for water in Europe. Indeed, the French Oudin-Santini law authorises French local authorities, public inter-district establishments and water or sanitation authorities to mobilise up to 1% of their water and sanitation budget … Continue reading European platform for decentralised financing mechanisms and solidarity for water

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European Youth Parliament for Water

An annual gathering that brings European youth together with experts to take action on a water-related theme. Since 1998, the Parliaments have fostered good citizenship and direct democracy.

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Great-lakes-Saint-Lawrence-Gulf Symphony

The Great-Lakes-Saint-Lawrence-Gulf Symphony is a citizen-led initiative that aims to raise public awareness around the importance of living in the hydrographical basin of the Great Lakes, the Saint Lawrence River and the Saint Lawrence gulf, of protecting that resource and above all, of building cross-border ties among citizens. The Great-Lakes-Saint-Lawrence-Gulf Symphony project envisions: Building a … Continue reading Great-lakes-Saint-Lawrence-Gulf Symphony

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Prosper’eau game for the Congo River

In the context of supporting the water management and development guidelines (French acronym SDAGE) for the River Congo, and in particular the section on “the promotion of non-state stakeholder participation”, a game has been designed that helps to share the issues and disseminate the principles of integrated water resource management. The game, Prosper’eau is the … Continue reading Prosper’eau game for the Congo River

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The Butterfly Effect – NGO coalition

The Butterfly Effect is an international network of both international and local civil society organisations. It recommends and promotes effective local solutions that have a sustainable impact on improving access to water and sanitation and for managing water resources. The Butterfly Effect is made up of more than 100 civil society organisations, NGOs, networks and … Continue reading The Butterfly Effect – NGO coalition

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The Youth for Water and Climate Platform

  A platform to connect young water project leaders with technical and financial support. The UN recognizes that youth engagement plays a key role in raising awareness and achieving Sustainable development goals related to poverty eradication, reducing inequalities and combating climate change. Since 2014, the Office franco-québécois pour la jeunesse, the Québec International Youth Offices, … Continue reading The Youth for Water and Climate Platform

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Water and sanitation programme in Moldova

Solidarity Water Europe has been working in Moldova since 2006, both at a local level in the villages and at national level. Activities include access to safe water, sanitation, building capacities and strengthening governance for better management. It also runs youth activities through the development of a youth awareness-raising platform. More specifically, SWE seeks to … Continue reading Water and sanitation programme in Moldova

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Water and sanitation programme in Peru

The ISW has been active on the ground in Peru for many years. In collaboration with our network of partners, we have brought drinking water and sanitation services to many Peruvian families and communities.

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Water Messengers

Through its Water Messengers campaign, ISW seeks to give everyone the chance to have their voice heard as regards water and sanitation, and thus to encourage decision-makers to realise how important water is for citizens of the world. Anyone can contribute to this campaign: register your message for water on the Website in three simple … Continue reading Water Messengers

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Water Sentinels

Jointly led by the International Secretariat for water, EcoMaris and Wapikoni mobile, the Water Sentinels is a project involving Indigenous youth aged 15 to 30 from the Algonquines, Ilnu and Attikamekw Nations living in five different communities in Quebec. The objective: to raise Indigenous communities’ awareness of local, national and international water issues and to … Continue reading Water Sentinels

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Youth for Water and Peace

An online platform for peace, in collaboration with the Geneva Water Hub On the occasion of the 8th World Water Forum (18-23 March 2018, Brasília, Brazil), the Geneva Water Hub (GWH), the International Secretariat for Water – Solidarity Water Europe (ISW-SWE) and the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) signed a Charter to formalize their collaboration through an Internet platform dedicated … Continue reading Youth for Water and Peace

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Youth Voices Policy Choices

Youth Voices Policy Choices (YVPC) aims at empowering the new generation of water leaders, building trust and motivating them to become agents of change at different levels, starting at their own communities. By providing an open space for discussion, Youth Voices Policy Choices creates synergies between stakeholders, who debate and learn from one another. Emerging … Continue reading Youth Voices Policy Choices

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