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First edition of the Global Estuaries Forum (June 30th-July 2nd 2014)

01 July 2014

Logo of the Global Estuaries Forum (Deauville, 30 June-2 July 2014)

The first edition of the Global Estuaries Forum, hosted by the French association Estuaire de la Seine, Territoire de l'Eau, will bring together global leaders and innovators from the business world, governments, research and civil society to explore the opportunities and map out the obstacles that must be overcome to protect and foster flourishing estuarine ecosystems.

The Forum will take place in Deauville (France), in the heart of the largest estuary of Northwestern France, which is also arguably one of the largest European estuaries, between 30 June and 2 July 2014.

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The ISW involved in the Singapore International Water Week

01 July 2014

The Young Water Leaders Summit, organized during the 2014 edition of the Singapore International Water Week

During 5 days, from June 1st to 5th 2014, 20,000 participants contributed to the Singapore International Water Week. The ISW attended for the first time this international event held every two years.

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A first peek at the North American Youth Gathering for Water

07 May 2014

Photograph of the young participants in the North American Youth Gathering for Water (5-9 May 2014, Quebec City)

The North American Youth Gathering for Water is currently taking place in Quebec City (Laval University). The purpose of this continental meeting is to give 35 youngsters aged 18 to 25 and coming from the Great Lakes, the Saint-Laurent and the Gulf regions the opportunity to expand their knowledge of water-related issues and give them proper tools to become better actors for water. During four days, they will meet with experts, engage in workshops and field activities and participate in the next edition of the International Forum on Integrated Water Management, to be held in Quebec on 7 to 9 May 2014.

Their final objective is to define a clear mandate for the youth representatives of the next World Youth Parliament for Water, that will take place in 2015 in South Korea as part of the 7th World Water Forum.

A summary of the first complete day of the Gathering is already available on the WYPW website. Feel free to check out our website in the coming days for more recaps of the event.

 

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