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Apply for the Second Youth Basin Dialogue – Syr Darya River

Building cooperation across borders and generations in the Syr Darya Basin The Central Asia Youth for Water network (CAY4W), the International Secretariat for Water (ISW), the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and their partners are excited to launch the call for participation for the Second Youth Basin Dialogue on the Syr Darya Basin. … Continue reading Apply for the Second Youth Basin Dialogue – Syr Darya River

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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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Civil society at the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar

The World Water Forum ended on March 25, 2022. On the occasion of this major event of the water sector, the coalition of NGOs and CSOs for water – the Butterfly Effect – were mobilized through its members to support the involvement and active participation of civil society both in the preparatory process and at … Continue reading Civil society at the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar

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CIVIL SOCIETY’S WAKE-UP CALL TO TACKLE THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS

Water is the major social and ecological issue of the 21st century. All stakeholders acknowledge the significant challenges we face in implementing the human rights to water and sanitation and in managing our water resources in an equitable and sustainable way. Although water is primarily managed locally, the water crisis is GLOBAL: the entire international … Continue reading CIVIL SOCIETY’S WAKE-UP CALL TO TACKLE THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS

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Youth for Water and Climate Programme : 1st in- person workshop

Last week, we gathered 20 young Europeans in Budapest (Hungary) for the first mobility of the “Youth for Water and Climate Program“, a capacity building project for young professionals in the water sector. This 8-month program offers, among other things, a mentoring experience, support in finding internships and an online curriculum to support the development … Continue reading Youth for Water and Climate Programme : 1st in- person workshop

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Regional Advocacy Workshops

The international civil society coalition – the Butterfly Effect – co-organized a series of regional advocacy workshops for NGOs and CSOs active in the water sector between November and December 2021. These workshops are part of a broader influencing process carried by the coalition and aiming to enable civil society to speak with a strong … Continue reading Regional Advocacy Workshops

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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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Youth Parliaments for Water at Amsterdam International Water Week 2021

Water acts as a key link between sectors and regions. Including water in climate action and green deals is crucial for sustainable and resilient development. The practical integration and required innovation to facilitate such processes stood at the center of the Amsterdam International Water Week 2021, which took place from 1-5 November 2021 under the … Continue reading Youth Parliaments for Water at Amsterdam International Water Week 2021

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Our commitment to water reaffirmed in Moldova

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 Moldova

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