March 10, 2022 Membership

Call for volunteers – Emerging Water Leaders Forum

IWA Secretariat is seeking Young Water Professionals (YWP) with active IWA membership to volunteer as part of the 2022 IWA Emerging Water Leader (EWL) Forum Organising Committee (OC).

The primary responsibility and duties of the OC are to develop and ensure the quality of the scientific and technical programme for the IWA EWL Forum (13-14 September 2022) which will be held during the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition (Copenhagen, Denmark). Volunteers will benefit from this experience by being able to apply their water industry knowledge and shape one of the major events in the sector dedicated to young water professionals.

The OC shall have 10 members, plus the Chair of the IWA YWP Steering Committee (Emerging Water Leaders) and the IWA Secretariat representative. Additional members may be added as required to fulfil specific tasks.

Members of the OC will be selected based on the following diversity principles:

  • a balance of geographical representation, endeavouring to have each major continental area represented;
  • a balance between research and practice, science, technology and management;
  • a balance of interest/expertise between advanced and developing country interests and technologies;
  • a balance of technical expertise to represent the full range of subject matter addressed by the Association and discussed during the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition;
  • a balance of gender;

If you want to apply for this volunteer position, fill out the form available here.

Deadline to fill the form: April 4, 2022 (successful applicants will be notified by mid-April).

This is a volunteer position and does not include any form of work agreement. If you have any questions regarding this volunteer opportunity, please contact Isabela Espindola, IWA Membership Engagement Officer.


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