Inspire youth to become water and development ambassadors

Thursday 27 August | 14.00-15.30 | Room: FH Little Theatre

The Young Professionals’ Day is about inspiring, motivating and empowering young people who want to engage in development and water related work. But how is this done? What paths exist and what can be done to help them find their way?

In the spirit of the Young Professionals’ Day, this seminar will showcase innovative ways to engage and encourage young people to make a difference in this world.
 
Whether you are currently working with youth, or a teacher in the making, welcome to this 90 minutes session which we hope will inspire and empower you to help create a water wise world, through young people.

Join thought-leaders, network with other teachers and discover new ways to engage. Young professional are also welcome to join this session, meet our speakers and ask your questions!

Inspiration guaranteed – for both you, and those you teach!

Programme

Moderator: Julia Hector, Government Offices of Sweden.
Speakers: Dr. Paula Owen, Eco Action Games. Ann Åkerman and Anna-Karin Wickström, Think H2O!, Hanna Woodburn, “Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing”, Nicoline Blokzeijl, Football for Water


Schedule:
14:00 – Opening and welcome remarks
Moderator: Julia Hector, Government Offices of Sweden.
14:10 -14:50 – Short Presentations:
14:10 - Hanna Woodburn, “Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing”
14:20- Ann Åkerman and Anna-Karin Wickström, "Think H2O!” Think H2O! – Highlight the value of water!
14:30 – Dr. Paula Owen ”Eco Action Games” How games and play can change people’s water using behaviours?
14:40 – Nicoline Blokzeijl, Football for Water “Powerful tools for game changers.”
14:50-15:25 – “Round Robin” (2 sets x 15min each)
1) Hanna Woodburn, “Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing”.
2) Ann Åkerman and Anna-Karin Wickström, "Think H2O!”.
3) Dr. Paula Owen ”Eco Action Games”.
4) Nicoline Blokzeijl, “Football for Water”.
15:25-15:30 –Conclusion.