In action

1 MILLION YOUTH ACTIONS CHALLENGE: A NEW MANDATE FROM THE SWISS GOVERNMENT

We are delighted to strengthen our role in the 1 Million Youth Action Challenge (1MYAC). The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the existing project partners have entrusted us with the coordination of the project – a task that we are now undertaking with great enthusiasm.  1 Million Youth Action Challenge, a way … Continue reading 1 MILLION YOUTH ACTIONS CHALLENGE: A NEW MANDATE FROM THE SWISS GOVERNMENT

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INTERACTIONS – 12 INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS WEAVE TOGETHER PEOPLE, BIODIVERSITY, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND WATER-RELATED RISKS

Last October, the world premiere of INTERACTIONS took place at the Rome International Film Festival. This new  anthology of 12 short, unique stories, each 8 minutes long, addresses the relationship between humans and climate change, nature, health, water and much more. This project of the NGO Art for the World – of which the International … Continue reading INTERACTIONS – 12 INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS WEAVE TOGETHER PEOPLE, BIODIVERSITY, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND WATER-RELATED RISKS

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Inauguration of the catchment area protection sites in the village of Vinatori, Nisporeni, Moldova

On May 27, SWE organized an event for the launch of the project “Implementation of protection measures for drinking water catchment points” at the House of Culture in the village of Vinatori, Moldova. A look back at this project which has enabled the rehabilitation and securing of water catchment points supplying water to the 1200 … Continue reading Inauguration of the catchment area protection sites in the village of Vinatori, Nisporeni, Moldova

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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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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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