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"Climate change, migration & me" Challenge


Part of the Young Water Professional programme of the Amsterdam International Water Week, was the "Climate change, migration & me" Challenge. Five teams have researched five different cases on the relationships between water, climate and migration. On November 1st, they presented their results to a jury consisting of:

  • Jan Busstra – Head of Unit Marine and International Water Policy – Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
  • Marcel Beukeboom – Climate Envoy of the Netherlands
  • Louise van Schaik – Head Clingendael Sustainability & Senior Research Fellow – Clingendael Institute


All participants of the challenge

Their research resulted into two different outputs; a research poster and a short video. The results can be found here

The winners of the challenge are: Karin Bremer, Leslie Ford, Maya Velis and Marieke Hagg from the Case: Zika In Paradise: Climate Change, Migration, and Disease. The case was offered by Tatiana Acevedo Guerrero, lecturer and researcher in the Politics of Sanitation and Wastewater Governance at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, and Leslie Ford, a MSc candidate in Water Services Management.


The winning group

The second price is for Elisa Perpignan, Derrick Agyapong, Rollis Jiofack, Oluwasegun Seriki (participating online out of respectively Ghana, Burkina Faso and Ireland), from the case: European Pact for Water. The case was offered by the European Pact for Water & Women for Water Partnership by Lesha Witmer and Annemiek Jenniskens.

Congratulations to the price winners!

Click here to learn more about this event and its results.


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