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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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A new milestone for our Nirnova River Basin project in Moldova

The master plan is part of our water and sanitation program, where we are working with national, regional and local authorities to ensure and sustainably improve access to water and sanitation in the municipalities of the Nirnova Valley in Moldova. The program, which is articulated on three axes, namely infrastructure development, good governance and capitalization, … Continue reading A new milestone for our Nirnova River Basin project in Moldova

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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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The EYPW at the MEP Water Group Online Event on “Valuing Water”

On March 26, the president of the European youth parliament for water (EYPW), Hasmik Barseghyan was one of the key speakers at the conference on the “value of water” held by the  Water Group of the European Parliament (MEP Water Group). The MEP Water Group is the focal point for water issues in the European … Continue reading The EYPW at the MEP Water Group Online Event on “Valuing Water”

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The EYPW makes youth voices heard for the World Water Day 2021

On the occasion of the World water day (WWD), March 22, 2021, the European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW), represented by Hasmik Barseghyan, president, participated in an online discussion on Word Water Day’s official theme: “the Value of Water”. During this discussion, the panelists exchanged on the “Value of Water”  #Water2me, highlighting the crucial role … Continue reading The EYPW makes youth voices heard for the World Water Day 2021

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Strengthening youth involvement in the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar

On the occasion of the 5th General Assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water and one year before the next World Water Forum (WWForum) in Dakar, ISW-SWE is committed to concrete actions in favor of greater participation of young people in the preparation and holding of this flagship event of the water sector. Participation … Continue reading Strengthening youth involvement in the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar

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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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