The Policy & Practice of Climate Change & Water

Young Professionals

UNESCO-IHP Survey on Youth Employment in the Water Sector

UNESCO-IHP is currently conducting an online survey on “Youth employment and unemployment in the water sector” with the objective of learning more about the employment challenges that affect youth and young professionals within the water sector. The results will inform water-related policy recommendations and programme activities of UNESCO.

This survey is open to anyone aged between 15 and 40, and involved in the water sector. Participation is voluntary and information provided will remain anonymous.

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Young Water Fellowship Call for Applications

The Young Water Fellowship Program aims to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by offering them an intensive training program, seed funding grants for their projects, and mentoring support by senior level experts during one year.

This program will select 10 young community leaders capable of successfully designing and implementing sustainable and inclusive water projects that significantly improve living conditions in their communities, while contributing to the achievement of SDG #6 (water and sanitation for all). Applicants must be 18-30 years old at the time of the applications and come from a list of low and mid income countries. Specific conditions for application can be found on the YWF website.
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