The China Europe Water Platform (CEWP) is a cooperation forum between the European Union and the People’s Republic of China with the objective of “promoting a political dialogue, joint research and business development in the water sector between People’s Republic of China and the European Union and its Member States”.
This Platform was officially launched in Marseille in 2012 at the margins of the 6th World Water Forum in a high-level political event co-chaired by the Minister of Water Resources of China and the Minister of Environment of Denmark, who was currently taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union
The 7th High Level Conference Dialogue of the China Europe Water Platform will take place in Portugal (City of Guimarães) on the 8th of november. This meeting will count with the presence of the Ministers responsible for water issues in China and some European Countries. During this day high level representantives will have the opportunity to share experiences and case studies on water management in both regions. This year the theme under discussion will be water innovation and ecology. Water is a key element for achieving sustainable development goals and business-as-usual solutions are not longer the righ path to achieve sustainable development. Innovative policy, scientific and business solutions and models will be under discussion in a unique occasion to sthrenghent policial dialogue on water issues