Youth

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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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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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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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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World Youth Parliament for Water 5th General Assembly – Call for participation

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 participation

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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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Youth for Water and Climate Programme

We are pleased to present the Youth for Water and Climate Programme (YWC Programme) financed by Erasmus+. This project is led by the International Secretariat for Water – Solidarity Water Europe in collaboration with Cewas, Global Water Partnership, Global Water Partnership Hungary, Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe, and GoodPlanet Belgium. The YWC Programme is … Continue reading Youth for Water and Climate Programme

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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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