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Hosted by the United Nations, Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is a global alliance of over 300 governments, donors, civil society organizations, and other development partners. We work together to catalyze political leadership and action towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 6 – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

A new generation of champions is already making a difference in making SDG 6 a reality, using new technologies and networks to demand the prioritization of water and sanitation, and calling for the end of inequalities in access.


  • 2.500$/year, plus travel expenses
  • Opportunity to advocate for youth participation in SWA’s high-level advocacy work
  • Networking with a wide range of water and sanitation stakeholders

To support this work, and also increase the ‘youth voice’ within the partnership, SWA is looking for a Champion to collaborate with our Secretariat throughout 2021 in key activities.

  • Around 1 day of work per month (or 2 hours per week), adapted you your schedule
  • Report on SWA 2021 Sector Ministers’ Meeting from a youth perspective
  • Monthly recorded interviews with youth leaders and SWA leadership
  • Use your networks and connections to support SWA campaigns (e.g. gender, climate change, and human rights)
  • Moderate information webinar about with key youth organizations and representatives
  • Work with SWA on the launch of the partnership’s youth strategy
  • Advise SWA on content and opportunities for youth engagement and advocacy throughout the year


  • Between 18-24 years of age
  • Fluency in English, working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an asset
  • Working or being involved in an SWA partner organizations is an asset
  • Knowledge of water, sanitation and hygiene topics
  • Experience in youth mobilization and engagement

How to apply

Send your application to [email protected] with the subject line “Application for SWA youth scholarship” by 19 February 2020 before midnight CET, including your CV and a motivation letter.

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