CEWP conducted two tecnical sessoins November 2016 regarding the focus areas and the horizontal activities
The two sessions took place during the 8th CEWP steering group meeting. The sessions addressed the status of CEWP co-operation and how to benefit from the EU Partnership Instrument. The objective is to expand and strengthen future cooperation.
Session 1 dealt with the status and plans of CEWP focus areas, including group discussions on inclusion of additional Chinese stakeholders in the cooperation. The topics which were discussed during the session were: River Basin Management, Rural Water and Food Security, Water and Urbanisation and Water and Energy Security. One of the outcomes of the sessions was an expressed intrest by Chinese agencies and institutions to join the focus areas.
Session 2 was initiated by five presentations on current Chinese policy development followed by a discussion on, how to incorporate the development into the CEWP Focus Area and Horizontal Activities. The Chinese Ministry of Water Resources shared perspectives on China Water Exchange, Double Control Action, The River Keeper System, Irrigation Reform, Groundwater Policy and Legislation.
Read the summery, written by Lars Skov Andersen, for the two sessions here.
Here you can find an overview of the presentation from the sessions: