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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).
January 13, 2022
Twenty young water and climate professionals from Hungary, Slovakia, Belgium, France and Sweden form the first cohort of the Youth for Water and Climate Programme. Climate change is disrupting weather patterns, leading to extreme weather events, unpredictable water availability, exacerbating water scarcity and contaminating water supplies. We must act, and supporting young professionals is part … Continue reading Meet the inaugural cohort of the Youth for Water and Climate ProgrammeRead more
November 23, 2021
We were in Moldova within the framework of the project for improving access to drinking water and sanitation in the villages of the Nirnova river basin. On this occasion, representatives of the Artois Picardie and Rhine Meuse Water Agencies (French water agencies), faithful supporters of the project both in its institutional and technical cooperation aspects, … Continue reading Our commitment to water reaffirmed in MoldovaRead more
November 8, 2021
Join the wave and become an ACTOR OF CHANGE! The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) and the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) are excited to launch the call for participation for the second part of the WYPW 5th General Assembly. This event will be held physically in the frame of the 9th World Water … Continue reading World Youth Parliament for Water 5th General Assembly – Call for participationRead more