The 2017 China Europe Water Platform (CEWP) Annual High-Level Dialogue Conference and High-level Business Conference will be held in Turku, Finland, on 21 and 22 September 2017. During the high-level part of the conference, the ministers are invited to discuss the future development of the CEWP towards a strategic partnership between China and EU to promote water security and green development in China, EU and beyond.
Objectives of the High-Level Dialogue Conference
The discussion is envisaged to lead to a joint declaration that will guide the future activities of the CEWP. The discussion will include issues such as:
- lessons learned and future perspectives on the role of water in green development and circular economy in China and Europe
- implementation of water-related 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including the role of business cooperation and the financial organizations in their implementation of water related SDG goals
- promotion of coherent policies and measures, including improved legislation, integrated management, research and development, water savings and economic instruments such as water pricing
Objectives of the High-level Business Conference
Business Event will enhance information exchange and business sector cooperation in water sector between China and EU.
Objectives of the Research & Innovation Event
Purpose of the Research and Innovation (R&I) Event is to create value and new opportunities in water sector by bringing together R&I from China and Europe.
Thursday, 21 September, 2017 –
Friday, 22 September 2017
Linnankatu 80, 20100 Turku and
Radisson Blu Marina Palace
Linnankatu 32, 20100 Turku