Side session: Water resources for sustainable development: an overview of the international dimension of EC research results from Johannesburg to Rio+20
In partnership with DG R&I

24 May - 11.30 - 13.00

Salon Rouge

Over the past ten years, EU research has enabled considerable advances in the water sector in terms of technology development, impact assessments and its governance. The knowledge created so far is an important basis for the future sustainable development agenda. As the Rio+20 conference approaches, this session will present the main outcomes of water-related research funded by EU programmes, highlighting the role of international collaboration and innovative partnerships. The event will offer an opportunity to discuss achievements to date and remaining gaps in water research in the future sustainability agenda.