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EU Water Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Forum 2015

27
Aug
27 August 2015,
11:00 to 12:30

The Seminar is organised as the annual Multistakeholder Forum of the EU Water Initiative (EUWI), and constitutes a contribution to the 2015 'EU Year of Development'. The Seminar will present and discuss the new initiatives being launched and developed in the different partnerships established in the EUWI framework, enhancing the role of water as a driver for sustainable development, with a special focus on the water-energy-food security nexus. It will present experience and good practice from the ongoing work and debate on further actions

EU Water Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Forum 2015

Stockholm, Thursday, 27 August 2015

11:00 – 12:30

Room NL Auditorium/Aulan

Co-convened by European Commission and SIWI

Draft agenda

Opening Remarks

11.00 – 11.10

Co-hosts - European Commission

Ms. Marta Moren Abat, DG Environment and Mr. André Liebaert, DG Development and Cooperation

SIWI

Ms. Marianne Kjellen

Keynote address

11.10 – 11.20

Lessons from the China-EU Water Platform (CEWP), with a focus on the ‘Business component’

Mr. Henrik Dissing, CEWP representative

New developments of the EUWI Regional components

11:20 – 11:40

Africa region – Strategy under a renewed Africa-EU Partnership

Executive Secretary of AMCOW (Mr Bai-Mass Taal), and associated programmes (Mr. Nico Elema, Centres of Excellence)

11:40– 12.00

EECCA, Mediterranean and Latin American (tbc) components : Opportunities for the future – EU regional programmes and Nexus regional dialogues

EUWI-EECCA (Mr. Bo Libert - UNECE),

EUWI-MED (Mr. Vangelis Constantianos, GWP-Med)

Concluding multi-stakeholder dialogue

12.00 – 12:30
  • Interactive comments on the future orientations for EUWI
  • Concluding remarks

Reflections from Civil Society (Mr. Stefan Reuter, BORDA) and

EU Member States

  • Ms. Maria Pilar Gonzalez, General Directorate of Water, Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment
  • Representative of Sweden (tbc)
  • Dr. Ulrike Pokorski, Germany-GIZ – Complementarity with Nexus dialogues)

Documents

Additional

Luca Busetto uploaded a new Document 20 August 2015

This document is the draft agenda of the EU Water Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Forum 2015

This event is taking place in Stockholm, on Thursday, 27 August 2015

Luca Busetto uploaded a new Document 27 October 2015

This report summarizes the notes of the EU Water Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Forum 2015, held in Stockholm last August.
Some of the presentation and initiatives presented on the conference will also be uploaded into the group.

Luca Busetto uploaded a new Document 27 October 2015

Presentation given on the occasion of the EUWI Multi-stakeholder Forum 2015 in Stockholm, under the panel: Africa region – Strategy under a renewed Africa-EU  partnership.

Presented by: Mr. Nico Elema, Centres of Excellence

Luca Busetto uploaded a new Document 27 October 2015

Presentation given on the occasion of the EUWI Multi-stakeholder Forum 2015 in Stockholm.

Presented by: Mr. Henrik Dissing, CEWP representative

Luca Busetto uploaded a new Document 27 October 2015

In order to address specific water challenges and help achieve solutions to
problems of regional concern with a focus on sustainability, an Action Plan will be
developed and followed-up. The Action Plan will assist in the successful

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EU Water Initiative

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Location

City Conference Centre - Room NL Auditorium/Aulan (Sweden)