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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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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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Final results of the Global Youth Take Action projects: Stories of impact

During spring 2020, the Secretariat International for Water launched the “Global Youth Take Action” call for solutions to answer the need expressed by youths who wanted to get involved in their communities. Following the call for solutions, 9 projects led by young leaders worldwide were selected to receive technical and financial support. The main goal of this … Continue reading Final results of the Global Youth Take Action projects: Stories of impact

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Global Youth Take Action: 9 selected projects

Our call for solutions “Global Youth Take Action” has ended. Launched in May 2020, we are pleased to announce that 294 projects were submitted from more than 50 countries. This response demonstrates that a growing number of young water leaders are ready to mobilize and propose innovative solutions for a peaceful and sustainable future.  The COVID19 health crisis that has hit the world has … Continue reading Global Youth Take Action: 9 selected projects

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Call for projects

Call for Projects Global Youth Take Action Step up. Innovate. Act. As the world faces a global health emergency, the vital importance of integrated and sustainable water management is emphasized. All over the world, youth have stepped up and mobilized to lend a helping hand to those most in need by proposing inspiring, creative, and … Continue reading Call for projects

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World Water Week 2019 in Review

Reaching new heights for youth and civil-society inclusion during Stockholm World Water Week For Stockholm World Water Week 2019, our team was very busy promoting youth and civil society voices.  Intergenerational Dialogue It is through sustained dialogue between generations that solutions to the challenges of our world can be identified and implemented. Adopting an inclusive approach … Continue reading World Water Week 2019 in Review

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Featuring Youth-Led Solutions at World Water Week

Partnering for Innovation Generation #YouthforWaterandClimate Tuesday, August 27th | 16:00-17:30 | Room: Young Professional Booth – D01 Organized in collaboration with the Global Water Partnership, Young Water Solutions and CEWAS. The Youth for Water and Climate Platform featured an afternoon of activities dedicated to supporting youth-led projects and social businesses. Youth project leaders from around the world, selected and vetted … Continue reading Featuring Youth-Led Solutions at World Water Week

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YWC Call for proposals!

Be Bold. Be Creative. Get Support. The International Secretariat for Water is pleased to announce a call for proposals for youth-led projects, through the Youth for Water and Climate #YWC Platform! Deadline to submit: 16 October 2018. This call for proposals has been designed to identify, encourage and support youth engagement related to water management and climate change … Continue reading YWC Call for proposals!

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