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North American Youth Parliament for Water

A chapter of the World Youth Parliament for Water uniting young water professionals in the USA and Canada working to help achieve SDG 6

We are the chapter of the World Youth Parliament for Water operating in the USA and Canada.

The NAYPW is a primarily remote organization that exists without an official office or location, and connects youth water activists, professionals and researchers from across the continent. As a  nonprofit, the NAYPW is officially registered on the traditional territory of the Chemapho, the Chepenefa, and the Kalapuya, as an organization in Corvallis, Oregon, USA. We are also registered on land taken from the Anishinaabeg, the Haudenosaunee, the Wendat, and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, and in the ‘Dish with One Spoon Territory’, through our registration in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Please click the button below to read our expanded Land Acknowledgement statement.

How we work

Our Team

We are led by a team of inspiring young water leaders from the USA and Canada. Learn more about our leadership HERE.

Our Goals

NAYPW works toward Sustainable Development Goal 6 in the USA and Canada while empowering communities and youth.

Our Actions

We have several key actions to work towards our five-year strategic plan and program goals. See here for more details!

We do not work in isolation

Our partners help us in our work across the USA and Canada

About Us

We are USA and Canadian local leaders making waves for youth-inclusive global development.

More About Us

Get In Touch

Or, fill out our CONTACT FORM for interested potential members and partners.