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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 ChoicesRead more >
We have had a presence in Central Asia for over 20 years, focused on our field projects in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Youth have always been at the heart of our activities in Central Asia. We are mobilizing and empowering a new generation of water leaders in the region to contribute to a sustainable and peaceful development. … Continue reading Youth empowerment in Central AsiaRead more >
About ISW and SWE
The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) and Solidarity Water Europe (SWE) bring together citizens and organizations that are committed and active in the cause of water. Their commitment is to ensure the application of the founding texts of the movement (the Montreal Charter and the Declaration of Strasbourg) to ensure access to drinking water and sanitation for all. The ISW is based in Montreal, Canada, and SEE is based in Strasbourg, France.
Building on the evolution of knowledge, the development of innovative partnerships and creativity, ISW-SWE develops initiatives that guarantee the right to water and thus universal access to water and sanitation, while preserving the resource. The ISW-SWE and its partners create bridges and dialogues between all stakeholders (civil society, academic sector, private sector and institutions).
December 8, 2023
On December 6, the International Secretariat for Water, through the Butterfly Effect NGO coalition, and in collaboration with SIMAVI, organized an online information workshop entitled “Civil society mobilizing towards the 10th World Water Forum – how to get involved?”. The workshop, held in English with simultaneous interpretation into French and Spanish, aimed to: Take stock … Continue reading Civil society mobilizing towards the 10th World Water ForumRead more
In times of armed conflicts resurgence, for unconditional respect of the human right to water at all times
November 30, 2023
Press release In view of the tragic situations in various parts of the world resulting from conflicts in which water resources are endangered, thus depriving populations of this vital resource, the International Secretariat for Water – Solidarity Water Europe reiterates its commitment to Water and Peace and its firm condemnation of the endangerment of water … Continue reading In times of armed conflicts resurgence, for unconditional respect of the human right to water at all timesRead more
November 13, 2023
The World Water Forum (WWForum) is organized every 3 years by the World Water Council (WWC) and a host country, as a forum for debate and exchange on the issues of access to water and sanitation for all. It is the main international multi-stakeholder event on this issue. The next World Water Forum will be … Continue reading 10th World Water Forum, Indonesia – civil society and youth mobilizedRead more