Launch meeting of the youth process

February 15th, 2012 - Visioconference

The Roots & Citizenship Committee in partnership with the Mediterranean Union of Young Water Ambassadors organized a videoconference connecting various universities around the world, federated the young who are mobilizing for the Forum.

The contributions of this conference will be compiled and aggregated by the Youth Task Force already in place ( to be shared in Marseilles during different sessions of the Forum sessions dedicated to young people but also technical sessions.

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Speech by Jeannette PRETOT


On the website of the 6th Forum (source)

In the Framework of the Youth Initiative of the Grassroots and Citizenship Commission, numerous students from 12 universities across the world (France, Tunisia, United Kingdom, Algeria, Lebanon, Brazil, Palestine, Spain, Morroco, Cameroun and Portugal) will be gathered at the occasion of a worldwide visioconference. From each universities, students will share their solutions and present their projects  around the priority for action “Contribute to cooperation and peace through water”.  The session will be opened by Ben Braga (President of the international Forum Committee), Jeannetter Pretot (head of the Water Embassy) and Martine Vassal (chair of the Grassroots and Citizenship Commission).

The outputs of this event will be presented in a Forum session on Tuesday, March 13.

To participate in the visioconference form the Marseille focal point :

More information on the youth initiatives