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General assembly 2022

Our general assembly is coming up – and we need you! There will be four open positions in the board, and one position as regional representative in the Central Denmark region (Aarhus). Without a board and regional representatives, no network. We are therefore in dire need of new and dedicated young professionals to help run the network. Board members are elected for a 2 year period besides the alternate who is elected for a 1 year […]

YWPDK Interview Series – Leaving members

After 3 years in the YWPDK network, we depart from Anja and Freya’s contribution! In December 2021, Anja and Freya left the network, due to the age limit required to be a YWPDK member. They have covered leading roles in the Regional Group of Northern Denmark (Aalborg), taking care of its birth and early development. Their contribution has been fundamental for the local group, so the new leading members recently paid homage to Anja and […]


YWPDK and Danish Water Forum (DWF) has gone together to create a new award specifically aimed at young water professionals in Denmark. Read more about the award and make a nomination here.

Next Generation Water Action – insights from Francisca Braga

“It was four months ago that I received an invitation in my mailbox, which sounded like a great challenge and an amazing opportunity, but at the same time a little scary. I decided to accept and join the Next Generation Water Action as mentor representing YWPDK. Next Generation Water Action is a global initiative that encourages students and entrepreneurs from Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, South Korea, India and Denmark to be the future of the water […]

General Assembly And New Leadership

As it was announced at the end of April, the 7th edition of the YWPDK national conference was cancelled and postponed to the fall. The organising committee made this decision because the uncertain covid-19 situation in Denmark prevented us from creating the experience we wanted to provide our members. We will update you within the next months when we have more information about the postponed conference. The online version of the annual general assemby took […]

Wetskills Water Challenge in Copenhagen in late August 2021

The Wetskills Water Challenge is a two-weeks pressure-cooker programme for students and young professionals with a passion for water from all over the world. YWPDK are co-organizing this event so come and join us for this first-ever Water Challenge in Denmark, late August 2021 and work in transdisciplinary and transcultural teams with water-related topics. The main challenge: develop as a team your own innovative and out-of-the-box solution for water challenges in a changing world. The […]