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Online Youth Water Congress: Emerging water challenges since COVID-19

MINUSMA meets university students of Bamako

The online Water Youth Congress is co-organized by UNESCO Centre on Integrated and Multidisciplinary Water Resources Management (CIMWRM), hosted by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), in Greece, in collaboration with UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme (IHP), the Youth Delegates to the World Water Council (YDWWC) and the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR).

During the Congress, young water professionals will present their projects/research and also promote new innovative ideas for action. The interactive event will explore and discuss themes around:

  • Water-related disasters and climate crisis.
  • The job market in the COVID-19 era.
  • Resilience of societies and digital communication and cooperation.
  • Management of groundwater resources.
  • Water-related issues of inclusivity (culture/gender/indigenous peoples).

The Water Youth Congress takes place online from 6-8 April 2022, and registration is open to all. For full joining details and guidance on how to submit an abstract (before 14 February 2022), please click here.

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