Preparatory process to the youth initiative for the 6th World Water Forum:
The project is coordinated by the 6th World Water Forum Secretariat. All of the major project leaders as well as major network representatives are involved in this process.
A first coordination meeting was held in Douai early November 2011, another one will be organized in Marseille late january 2012.
This team will come up with a synthesis on the participation of the youth to the Forum.
First target: Gathering and wrapping up contributions thematic contributions of the Forum from the youth in general and students in particular - enable them to be heard during the Forum.
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Target 2 : Launch a permanent World Youth Parliament on Water
Solidarity Water Europe, Agence de l’Eau Artois-Picardie, Société du Canal de Provence.
Open to young people age 18-23 (application closed), 85 delegates including 5 French (one from the PACA regional council), then 20 for each continental region of the Forum.
Young delegates will then be based in Marseille to attend the Forum week (12-17 March 2012)
Target: Enable the participation of children and teenagers (6-18) to the 6th World Water Forum through longer term learning projects in order to share experiences, discover water related problems and solutions, meet and dialog with other children/teenagers
Participants (list being updated):
High schools: 10+ Local high schools, network of French agricultural high schools, PACA region Youth Regional Council, River & Watershed Environment Management (Japan based NGO)
Middle schools: 5+ Local high schools, Gers provincial council, Japanese ministry of environment, Seine Saint-Denis regional council
Elementary schools: around 40 schools from the Marseille area through a series of networks, noteworthy Mars’Eco (local network of environmental education for schools)
In Marseille on March 2012:
Coordinated by the Projection Network, international network of young environment professionals, focusing on North-South cooperation actions, helped by the partners listed for the “students” priority
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