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Civil society on the road to the 10th World Water Forum in Bali

Every three years, the water community gathers at the World Water Forum (WWF), a major global process co-organized by the World Water Council and a host country. The 10th edition will take place in Bali, Indonesia, from May 18 to 25, 2024, under the theme “Water for Shared Prosperity”. The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) … Continue reading Civil society on the road to the 10th World Water Forum in Bali

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Exchange with Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

Following the International Secretariat for Water’s (ISW) strong commitment to the United Nations Water Conference in March 2023, and with the aim of ensuring a follow-up to the commitments made at the Conference – beyond the main outcome of the latter which consisted of a Water Action Programme, listing to date more than 800 voluntary … Continue reading Exchange with Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

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120 civil society and youth representatives meet in Jakarta to prepare for the Bali World Water Forum

As part of civil society and youth mobilization for the 10th World Water Forum to be held in Bali, Indonesia, from May 18 to 25, 2024, the International Secretariat for Water alongside the WASH Network Indonesia, Muhammadiyah and the Bali Youth Parliament for Water organized a two-day workshop on February 28th and 29th in Jakarta … Continue reading 120 civil society and youth representatives meet in Jakarta to prepare for the Bali World Water Forum

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Regional youth mobilization for water and peace towards the 10th World Water Forum

Organized around the theme of water for cooperation, three regional dialogues led by young people from the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW), will take place between February and March 2024, on the way to the 10th World Water Forum. Supported by the International Secretariat for Water (ISW), these dialogues will raise awareness among young … Continue reading Regional youth mobilization for water and peace towards the 10th World Water Forum

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United Nations 2023 Water Conference – the transformative influence of civil society and youth

From March 22 to 24, 2023, the first UN conference on water in almost 50 years was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York. This conference was an exceptional opportunity to advocate for the advancement of water and sanitation issues. The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) played a key role in mobilizing, catalyzing, … Continue reading United Nations 2023 Water Conference – the transformative influence of civil society and youth

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Bridging the local to the global – How a series of youth-led dialogues contributed to the UN2023 Water Conference

Empowering civil society and youth to influence change has been a central element of the International Secretariat for Water (ISW) strategy for over 30 years. For the UN 2023 Water Conference, ISW mobilized and promoted the voices of changemakers, particularly those most affected by water issues, including women, youth, and indigenous communities. As an integral … Continue reading Bridging the local to the global – How a series of youth-led dialogues contributed to the UN2023 Water Conference

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Civil society’s call to strengthen international water governance

To address urgent water-related challenges and make the human rights to water and sanitation a reality, as well as to ensure the implementation of SDG 6 and all water-related goals of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, one UN intergovernmental conference dedicated to water every 46 years is not enough. At this rate, we … Continue reading Civil society’s call to strengthen international water governance

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A call to action for SDG 6 – A joint letter ahead of UN 2023 Water Conference

A group of Canadian non-governmental organizations have written an Open Letter to the Government of Canada ahead of the United Nations Water Conference asking Canada to -immediately act on the universal need, value and right to water. The UN 2023 Water Conference will take place at UN Headquarters in New York, March 22nd to 24th. … Continue reading A call to action for SDG 6 – A joint letter ahead of UN 2023 Water Conference

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Youth delegates on the Road to the UN2023 Water Decade Conference

On 24th October 2022, leaders of the Global Youth Movement for Water participated in the stakeholder consultation on the preparation of the United Nations 2023 Water Conference, alongside an estimated 1200 other stakeholders from across the water arena, in person and online. Held at the UN Headquarters in New York, the stakeholder dialogue aimed at … Continue reading Youth delegates on the Road to the UN2023 Water Decade Conference

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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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