CEWP Joint Steering Committee Meeting


On 24th April 2019 CEWP held a Joint Steering Committee Meeting in Budapest, Hungary. This meeting gathered together the European and Chinese partners of CEWP. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Kai Kaatra, Deputy director general from the Ministry of agriculture and forestry of Finland and Mr. Li Ge, Deputy director general from the Ministry of Water Resources of China.



* Estonia and Hungary were approved as members in CEWP

* CEWP is actively promoting alignment of EU and Chinese research funding mechanisms for the water sector and finding opportunities for joint research projects

* Next CEWP High-Level Meeting will be held in the spring of 2020 in Portugal


A thematic workshop ”Alignment of EU and Chinese Research Funds on Water” was organized in the afternoon of 24th April. One objective of the workshop was to identify potential EU-China water research Flagship projects for Horizon Europe 2021-2027 and the Chinese co-funding mechanisms.

On Thursday 25th April a site visit was organized to Budapest Waterworks Kőbánya.

Material and Presentations

Thematic Workshop – Alignment of EU and Chinese Research Funds on Water

The European Coordination Meeting of the China Europe Platform was held on April 23, 2019 in Budapest back-to-back to the CEWP Joint Steering Committee Meeting.




Budapest, Hungary