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Events

Local events will also be organized in several cities in the world in 2014 and 2015 in parallel with the online campaign and international events in order to allow the greatest number of people to record their message. 

If you want to organise a local event on the Water Messengers, please, do not hesitate to contact us at info@watermessengers.org. Thank you

During these events, a « Water messengers » photo booth will be installed. Several events have been already identified

12th European Youth Parliament for Water (EYPW), Douai - France, December 2014

During this event in Douai from December 1st to 5th, the youth of the EYPW, the local representatives and the people of Douai participated in the "Bike-Mapping" activity to fund-raise resources for solidarity projects towards water.

Young Parliamentarians for water also promoted the Water Messengers campaign before and during the event.

On this occasion, several personalities as the mayor of Douai, M. Frédéric Chéreau joined the campaign and became water messengers!

Mekong Regional meeting towards Daegu 2015, Vientiane, Laos, October 2014

 

The Mekong's basin young participants worked hard. Around 200 messages have been collected in China, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Thank you

112 Dag, The Netherlands, October 2014

 

 

 

 

Thanks to Deltares and Water Youth Network for this event. it has been a new opportunity to collect message and to promote the campaign.

Read more here

Stockholm World Water Week, Stockholm - Sweden, september 2014

 

 

Bart Devos and Alex Miller from the World Youth Parliament for Water helped to promote the water messengers campaign during the Stockholm Junior Water Prize ceremony. Thank you

2nd International Forum of NGOs, Yamoussoukro - Ivory Coast, July 2014

 

 

During their participation to this Forum, the young Africans parliamentarians helped to gather messages for Water. Here, they are discussing with Mrs. Leila Aicha Ben Barka, under-general director, UNESCO – Africa. 

Africa Water Forum, Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso, June 2014

As a prelude to the 7th World Water Forum in South Korea in April 2015, the Africa Water forum was held in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) from June 12th to June 14th, 2014. Around 650 participants discussed actively on: “How to promote the access to water and sanitation service for all in Africa?”

More than 200 people became Water Messengers. 

Thank you !!!

Singapore World Water Week, Singapore - June 2014

 

From June, 1st to 5th 2014, it took place the Singapore International Water Week, a global platform. The aim of this week was to share and co-create innovative water solutions.

This was another opportunity for the Water messengers to raise awareness people about water and sanitation issues. Many people contributed to our campaign by writing out their messages for Water. Thank you!

European Youth Event 2014, Strasbourg - France, May 2014

 

From May 9 to 11th 2014, Strasbourg hosted at the European Parliament, the European Youth Event (EYE 2014). This event was an opportunity for Solidarity Water Europe to promote our new international awareness-raising campaign, the Water Messengers. Some well-known personalities like M. Roland RIES (Mayor of Strasbourg) and Mrs. Catherine Trautmann (former Mayor of Strasbourg, former Minister of culture and European deputy) posted their message. 

3rd IWRM Meeting, Québec - Canada, May 2014

 

 

The 3rd edition of the international forum on Integrated Water Management was held in Quebec City from May 7 to 9th 2014. The opportunity for the water messengers to promote their campaign and also to collect citizens’ voices.

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