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The importance of preserving wetlands and plenty of events & opportunities for you🌊
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Communicating the shift towards water resilience

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The ancestral wetlands of Ghar El Melh

Across the Mediterranean, wetlands are under threat. We’ve lost half of their area in the last 50 years and 36% of Mediterranean wetland species are threatened with extinction. Given the vital role wetlands play as a natural habitat and a source for food and freshwater, we must protect them to preserve nature.

Read our community’s choice story by MedWet Off Your Map to discover how protecting wetlands is also about preserving culture.

Read the article

AMWAJ Manifesto

The Invisible Water Short Film selected at MarMostra short films festival

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The Invisible Water Short Film – commisioned by AMWAJ and directed by Momen Nabil – has been selected by the Portuguese short film festival MarMostra will be screened the 21 August at Estação – Esteiro de Canelas. You can check the festival programme here.

The short film aims to evoke a reflection on the water we use and consume without being aware of – the so called virtual water. Commit to protect, restore and enhance the value of ecosystems related to water. Sign the AMWAJ Manifesto.

Sign the AMWAJ Manifesto here!

Must read

Role of indigenous knowledge & innovation in water crisis

How indigenous knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurship can avoid the💧crisis in the MENA region?

Read it here!

Events4u

World Water Week 2021

How can water help us tackle the world’s greatest challenges, such as the climate crisis, poverty, and the loss of biodiversity? Join the World Water Week online on 23-27 August 2021 to find out.

Join the event orgaised by SIWI for an intensive week of learning and collaboration on the theme Building Resilience Faster. Together we can develop solutions to address climate change and other water-related challenges.

Check the agenda

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4th IWA Resource Recovery conference

The 4th IWA Resource Recovery Conference will bring together the scienctists and practicians from all over the world to discuss global best practice, advances in fundamental science, innovative research, successful case studies as well as economic, legislative, and societal opportunities and barriers in relation to resource recovery from water.

Learn more

Opportunities4u

Youth4Ocean Forum advocates

Does your heart beat for the Mediterranean Sea? Are you between 16 and 30 years old and passionate about the ocean or ocean education? The Youth4Ocean Forum is looking for you to become a “Young Ocean Advocate” and develop or support an ongoing ocean-related project.

Apply by the 27th of August!

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Project Officer vacancy in Barcelona

The Partnership on Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) is looking for a full time Project Officer to join their team in Barcelona. Are you interested in the position? Check the job offer description and requirements here!

Apply by the 10th of September!

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Women TechEU funding

Women TechEU is a brand new initiative of the European Union. The scheme offers first-class coaching and mentoring to female founders, as well as targeted funding to help take their business to the next level. The pilot scheme launched on 13 July supports a first cohort of up to 50 promising women-led start-ups, starting from 2022.

More information

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World Bank Utility of the Future Challenge 

Are you a group of 2-3 under 30 years old and you have an innovative vision on how to create water utilities that provide reliable, safe, inclusive, transparent and responsive water supply and sanitation? Be part of the #UtilityofFuture challenge! Check the prizes here!

Apply by the 6th of August!
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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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