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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).
October 15, 2021
The year of challenges Our 2020 Annual Report is now available. The year 2020 will remain – for those who lived it and for history – the year of a global health tragedy, of a planetary war against the common enemy that is COVID-19. This disease struck the whole world, spreading death, disease, insecurity, uncertainty. … Continue reading ISW-SWE Annual Report 2020Read more
August 31, 2021
This year, for the Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW2021), the International Secretariat for Water (ISW) and partners committed to promoting greater youth engagement in the water sector. The session “Multidimensional Role of Youth in Building Resilience” brought together a diverse audience to discuss this crucial issue. About the session Expertise comes in all shapes, ages, … Continue reading SWWW 2021 – Multidimensional Role of Youth in Building ResilienceRead more
July 29, 2021
Solidarity Water Europe is forming a group to take part in the 4th edition of the European Youth Event (October 8 and 9 2021, Strasbourg, France) ►What is the European youth event? From October 8-9 2021, the European Parliament of Strasbourg will be hosting the 4th edition of the European Youth Event, bringing together young … Continue reading Join us for the EYE 2021 at the EU Parliament of Strasbourg!Read more