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Youth & water policy, women in 💧 governance & much more
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Communicating the shift towards water resilience

Tayyarat

Mixing Youth and Water: If they don’t give you a seat at the (policy) table, bring a folding chair! 

Should the youth be included in water justice policy decisions? Why is urgent that policy-makers to start facilitating inter-generational dialogue in the water sector? Critically discussing the difference between empowering youth to be “decision-makers” and that of being able to actively participate in the decision-making spaces, the newest Tayyarat article addresses that it is not enough to empower youth to be ‘agents of change and impact’ if their ideas and initiatives keep falling on deaf ears.

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Tayyarat

Sewari Water: the role of women in water governance in Yemen  

Did you know that Yemeni women played a crucial role to alleviate the water crisis in Yemen? Watch the short documentary by Sahar Al Shameri produced in the framework of the Water Journalism Academy and discover more about the impeccable contribution by women in the path towards water resilience. The short video shows how the initiative ‘Communities Make Peace Project’ succeeded in resolving a chronic conflict by organizing discussion groups and seminars in conflict resolution.

Watch it here

Community

The AMWAJ Manifesto

The AMWAJ Manifesto calls on professionals from the mediabusinessresearch and policy to create synergies across and beyond the shores of the Mediterranean to drive coaction towards reliable and sustainable water for all.

The Manifesto calls on to its signatories to commit to protect, restore and enhance the value of ecosystems related to water around Europe, the Mediterranean and Middle East regions, including the sea, mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes.
 
Sign it here!

Tabadul

Restoring river ecosystems around the Mediterranean

Did you miss the first Tabadul session last month? You can now watch the interventions of our five guest speakers and discover a wide variety of initiatives across the Mediterranean aimed towards the restoration of river ecosystems using innovative communication.

Tabadul – which means “exchange” in Arabic- is a space to connect inspiring initiatives and to enhance knowledge exchange on communication best practices. Become a community member to join the following session.

Become a community member!

 

Must read

Irrigation modernization in Egypt

Discover in this REVOLVE Magazine article how that reform can contribute to water and food security.

Read it here!

Events4u

The 4th annual Global #WOPsCongress

The call for expressions of interest for the Global WOPs Congress is open until the 30 April! Don’t miss the opportunity to interact with a global network of actors committed to solidarity and peer support in the water and sanitation space. The Congress – led by UN-Habitat – is a free & open event that will take place online from the 18 to the 29 October 2021. 

More information

Opportunities4u

#ICER Chronicle bi-yearly publication

Are you interested in the international exchange of energy regulatory research and expertise? You can now submit your contribution to the relaunching of the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER) Chronicle.

Apply by the 30th of April

Opportunities4u

#Youth for Sustainable Food Systems: #Youth4SFS

Do you have ideas and projects to share for more sustainable and inclusive food systems in the Mediterranean region? Send your contribution to the CIHEAM Watch Letter publication. Apply by the 4th of May. Don’t miss the opportunity!

Apply by the 4th of May
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AMWAJ stands for A Mediterranean Water And Journalism platform for sustainable development. We aspire to build an energy and water community around the Mediterranean. An initiative by REVOLVE.
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