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Opportunity to attend the Budapest Water Summit

Are you a YPARD member working with or interested in Water issues? This will interest you. From 8 to 11 October 2013, the Budapest Water Summit will take place with the participation of UN Member States, competent UN agencies and bodies as well as all concerned economic and social partners. The Summit aims to contribute to the elaboration of the water-related Sustainable Development Goals and provide concrete guidance on the most pressing water issues – drinking water, sanitation, waste water treatment, integrated water management, international water cooperation, innovative water technologies – with a view to defining the priorities of global development policy post 2015.During the summit, a Youth Forum will be organised, clearly contributing to the aims to provide a space for future decision-makers to develop, collect and exchange ideas and opinions during the Budapest Water Summit as well as to engage in the longer-term process involved in outlining the Budapest Recommendations.Application form for joining the youth forumWould you like to contribute to the youth forum by attending the Youth Forum in Budapest? Please fill in this form to apply for one of the limited places for the Youth Forum. On 1 August you will be informed about the outcome of the selection procedure.You can also contribute online, by contributing to the youth statement, and tweeting with us during the summit. We are still working hard to make the youth summit available via a livestream.Criteria to join the Youth Forum:- Every person between the ages of 15 and 35 years- Engaged in water issues and the post 2015 agenda- Willing to engage other young people and young organisations- With the clear aim to follow up on the outcomesFinancial supportThere is limited financial support for some participants to join the summit in Hungary (Travel and accommodation). Lunch is provided for everyone during the summit.You can apply for this financial support by indicating this in the form.We look forward to seeing you at the summit. Successful application will be notified by August 2013.
Budapest Water Summit Website