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Global Youth Take Action 2nd edition: 9 selected projects

In June 2021, the International Secretariat for Water (ISW) launched the “Global Youth Take Action – 2nd edition” call for projects on the Youth for Water and Climate Platform (YWC). We are pleased to announce that 211 projects were submitted from over 70 countries with more than 50% of the projects led by women. This response demonstrates the … Continue reading Global Youth Take Action 2nd edition: 9 selected projects

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SWWW 2021 – Multidimensional Role of Youth in Building Resilience

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 Resilience

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YOUTH ACTION FOR WATER QUALITY: 
LAUNCHING OF A YOUTH WORKSTREAM WITHIN THE WORLD WATER QUALITY ALLIANCE

The Wetskills Foundation together with the European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW) are happy to announce the launch of a Youth workstream of the World Water Quality Alliance (WWQA) under the umbrella of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). What is the WWQA? The World Water Quality Alliance (WWQA) represents a voluntary and flexible global … Continue reading YOUTH ACTION FOR WATER QUALITY: 
LAUNCHING OF A YOUTH WORKSTREAM WITHIN THE WORLD WATER QUALITY ALLIANCE

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The European Youth Parliament for Water joins the World Water Quality Alliance

Since October 2020, the European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW) has joined the World Water Quality Alliance (WWQA), a global expert network launched in September 2019, by the United Nations’ Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission. The WWQA brings together a wide range of expertise in fields of … Continue reading The European Youth Parliament for Water joins the World Water Quality Alliance

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Call for projects: Global Youth Take Action 2nd edition

Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted inequalities worldwide regarding access to water, sanitation, and hygiene services and the capacity of vulnerable populations to respond to a global health emergency (2019 JMP Report, OMS/UNICEF). However, the increasing need for water to comply with hygiene recommendations coincides with the increasing unreliability of water supply … Continue reading Call for projects: Global Youth Take Action 2nd edition

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A stronger partnership with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

For several years, we have been joining forces with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne in North America to advance the issues of environmental leadership and mobilization of the community – particularly indigenous youth – for water and environmental conservation activities. Today, we are pleased to announce that this work is being recognized and rewarded with … Continue reading A stronger partnership with the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne

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5th General Assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water

From March 22 to 26, the World Youth Water Parliament (WYPW) held its 5th General Assembly (GA) – which has been labeled as a preparatory event “Road to Dakar 2022”. With 600 registered participants, 18 interactive sessions, 20 workshops and more than 30 partner organizations – including the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and … Continue reading 5th General Assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water

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Phase 2 of #TFTC has begun

We are one of 15 organizations selected under the Quebec government’s International Climate Cooperation Program (ICCP). This funding will allow us to implement phase 2 (2021-2023) of Your Future, Your Climate (#TonFuturTonClimat)- a project that will help build the capacity of local populations in Benin, Burkina Faso and Togo to develop economic activities that are resilient … Continue reading Phase 2 of #TFTC has begun

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The EYPW holds a workshop on Water Quality at the IUCN Summit

On April 8th 2021, the EYPW coordinated a workshop on “water quality”, in the framework of the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Global Youth Summit. The workshop gathered around 40 participants from around the world and contributed to fostering the understanding of the global water quality challenges, guiding youth to take action locally … Continue reading The EYPW holds a workshop on Water Quality at the IUCN Summit

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