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Launch of the COP21 project "Francophone Youth for Water"

20 March 2015

J'ai à coeur ma planète, an environmental campaign organized as part of the 2015 International Day of Francophonie

On the occasion of the International Day of Francophonie, the ISW was present today in Paris for the unveiling of the results of the youth consultation on climate change, launched last month by the International Office of the Francophonie (OIF), in view of the upcoming UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) scheduled for late 2015.

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A water-themed day in Canberra

19 March 2015

Telopea Park School in Canberra

On 20 March 2015, on the occasion of World Water Day, the ISW will co-organize an all-day event to promote sustainable water management in Telopea Park School (Canberra, Australia). Students will be invited to participate in a series of water-themed activities.

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The young parliamentarians for water need your help!

16 March 2015

Logo of the seventh World Water Forum

The next World Water Forum is now fast approaching, and with it the third assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water. A hundred young people are preparing to represent each of their respective countries to bring their voice in the discussions that will take place during this great event, scheduled from 5 to 17 April 2015 in South Korea.

If on-site accommodation and registration costs are supported by the International Secretariat for Water, the young participants must first succeed in getting financial support from a sponsor to pay for their plane ticket to South Korea. Unfortunately, a few of them still do not have a sponsor to date, and therefore need you to help them realize their dream!

Therefore, a page has been created on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, where you can learn more about the involvement of these young people and how they will also be able to add their voices to the negotiations during the World Water Forum. All the WYPW team and the International Secretariat for Water thank you in advance for your generous contribution. Together, let's make access to water and sanitation a crucial part of the new development goals.

 

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