All posts by Elysa Vaillancourt

A unified #WaterGeneration at the 9th World Water Forum

As key elements of the 9th World Water Forum youth strategy, the General Assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water and the Youth Space of the 9th World Water Forum allowed young people from all over the world the opportunity to work together to strengthen their capacities on major water-related themes,  to develop strong … Continue reading A unified #WaterGeneration at the 9th World Water Forum

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Meet the inaugural cohort of the Youth for Water and Climate Programme

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 Programme

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The Youth for Water and Climate Platform showcased at COP26

From October 31st to November 12th, thousands of world leaders, young people, women, indigenous people, business leaders and scientists from around the world convened in Glasgow for the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference to discuss the future of our planet. Following two weeks of intense negotiations, the Glasgow Climate Pact has been signed by over 200 nations. This … Continue reading The Youth for Water and Climate Platform showcased at COP26

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Youth voices united and mobilized for the 9th World Water Forum

Pre-youth conference of the 2nd Stakeholder Meeting of the 9th World Water Forum October 11 and 13, 2021 The World Water Forum (WWF) to be held from March 21st-28th 2022 in Dakar (Senegal) is a unique opportunity to mobilize youth for water with the aim of influencing decision-makers for a sustainable and inclusive future. The … Continue reading Youth voices united and mobilized for the 9th World Water Forum

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