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EU Water Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Forum 2015


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


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)

This event is of the type External event.
This event is organised by: EU Water Initiative