The EU Water Blueprint Conference, 26 and 27 November 2012 in Nicosia, Cyprus, held a debate between different stakeholders, Member States, and the European Commission on the implementation of the policy proposals of the Blueprint to Safeguard Europe’s Water Resources. A summary report as well es key findings in different languages are available for download.
EU water policy has successfully...Read more
The European Union-funded project DEMEAU kicked off on 8 and 9 November 2012 at Dunea, the water utility of The Hague and its surrounding area. This event marked the beginning of a three-year demonstration of promising technologies that tackle emerging pollutants in water and wastewater. DEMEAU promotes the uptake of prototypes and practices from previous EU research projects, including promoting...Read more
On 27 August 2012, the German Federal Minister for the Environment Peter Altmaier opened the conference at which the insights gleaned from the three-year evaluation of the National Climate Initiative (NKI) were presented. It was moderated by Dagmar Dehmer (Der Tagesspiegel), and Susanne Weber-Mosdorf (Deputy General Director (retired) of the World Health Organisation (WHO), formerly of the Council for Sustainable...Read more
The 18-month ICITE project culminated with a conference in Brussels from 30 May to 1 June 2012. The conference included 16 Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy (ELEEP) Network members and several participants from the previous ICITE study tours. Conference participants from the US and the EU included several elected officials from the US, as well as representatives from industry, think tanks and academia. Ecologic Institute and the Atlantic Council of the United States conceived of and organized both the ICITE tours and the ELEEP network.
On 24 and 25 May, the 3rd European Water Conference brought together 230 participants representing stakeholders, Member States, and the European Commission to promote consultation and debate on the policy options of the Blueprint to Safeguard Europe's Water Resources and related assessments.
This conference served to discuss the concept of 'smart city' using an integrated approach that encompasses the innovative, sustainable and inclusive dimensions of an intelligent city. A number of smart city case studies and solutions were presented, with a view to sharing knowledge and insights across different domains: energy, mobility, buildings, citizenship, financing, etc.
Co-hosted by Ecologic Institute.Read more