- Celebrating World Water Day 2016 in Tunisia with a workshop on “Water, Youth and Employment”
Celebrating World Water Day 2016 in Tunisia with a workshop on “Water, Youth and Employment”
Upon finalisation of the campaign ÔVI (eau=vie / water=life) that has been running throughout February and March in primary schools around Tunisia to raise awareness on water scarcity and the importance of water saving, the Global Water Partnership - Mediterranean (GWP-Med) celebrated the World Water Day by organising a workshop on “Water, Youth and Employment” on Saturday, 19 March 2016, in Hammamet.
The workshop, as well as the whole campaign itself, have been held in cooperation with the partner organisation International Association of Lions Clubs, within the framework of GWP’s “Youth for Water and Climate” Initiative, the BeWater Project and their joint efforts in raising the Tunisian youth's voice on water resources management.
The workshop gathered about 80 participants, mainly representing civil society, but also public administration from the water, employment and youth fields, as well as media.