Publications

Voices of the World Youth Parliament for Water at the 10th World Water Forum

Written by Tuwend Nooma Jean Damase (delegate from Burkina Faso) & Rafaella Espeçoto (delegate from Brazil), Youth of the 6th General Assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water.    From May 18th to 25th, 2024, the voices of the world’s youth resonated in Bali, Indonesia.  Throughout the 10th World Water Forum, and within the framework … Continue reading Voices of the World Youth Parliament for Water at the 10th World Water Forum

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Action for water in Moldova

Present in Moldova since 2006, Solidarité Eau Europe (International Secretariat for Water) has carried out numerous initiatives there, including actions to mobilize civil society and young people. Since 2016, it has been involved in the Nirnova Basin to promote access to drinking water and sanitation for rural populations located in 30 different communes. Find the … Continue reading Action for water in Moldova

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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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International climate cooperation project in Senegal: Youth entrepreneurship for sustainable water resource management

As part of the Programme de Coopération Climatique Internationale (PCCI), initiated by the government of Quebec as part of its Plan for a Green Economy 2030, a project combining economic development through entrepreneurship and integrated water resource management in Senegal has been launched by the International Secretariat for Water (ISW). Conducted in partnership with Senegal’s … Continue reading International climate cooperation project in Senegal: Youth entrepreneurship for sustainable water resource management

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Civil society mobilizing towards the 10th World Water Forum

On December 6, the International Secretariat for Water, through the Butterfly Effect NGO coalition, and in collaboration with SIMAVI, organized an online information workshop entitled “Civil society mobilizing towards the 10th World Water Forum – how to get involved?”. The workshop, held in English with simultaneous interpretation into French and Spanish, aimed to: Take stock … Continue reading Civil society mobilizing towards the 10th World Water Forum

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Catalyzing youth voices at the UN2023 Water Conference

Through the empowerment and amplification of voices of hundreds of civil society groups (CSO) and youth organizations from around the world, the International Secretariat for Water (ISW) catalyzed CSO and youth priorities at the first global summit on water in almost 50 years. Empowering civil society and youth to influence change has been a central … Continue reading Catalyzing youth voices at the UN2023 Water Conference

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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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