07 March 2014
On the occasion of the celebration of the World Water Day 2014, the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) will organize on March 21 2014, through its representation in Burkina Faso and support by its partners, the Days for Youth Committed for Water (2JE) in Yako (Burkina Faso).
Under the theme "Youth mobilizes its energy for water and sanitation in Burkina Faso", this event aims to educate the youth of Burkina on the universal access to safe water and sanitation.
12 February 2014
The North American Youth Gathering for Water is one of the five continental preparatory meetings for the next World Youth Parliament for Water assembly, to be held in the framework of the 7th World Water Forum in April 2015. 35 youngsters from North America will have the opportunity to participate in five days of workshops, exchanges and field activities on the issues of water and the environment.
To participate, you must be aged from 18 to 25 and live in the Great Lakes/St-Lawrence/Gulf basin. The Gathering will take place in Quebec City from 5 to 9 May 2014.
The deadline for sending your application is 16 March 2014.
11 February 2014
Cooperating beyond borders: successful examples of transboundary water management was held in the Council of Europe in Strasbourg on December 11 2013 (see our previous article). The seminar’s primary objective was to exchange experiences among various countries in implementing transboundary water management policies and programs. A hundred high-level international speakers and experts were present to learn how cooperative agreements can be adapted successfully to specific regional needs.