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Agenda

9:30-Welcome. Timo Ranta. Finland’s Ambassador in Belgium. Team Finland.

9:40-Towards a Roadmap to Reach the Sustainable Development Goal on Water

  • Csaba Körösi. Office of the President of the Republic of Hungary.
  • Heidi Hautala. European Parliament.
  • Pavel Misiga. European Commission.
  • Raymond van Ermen. European Partners for the Environment.

11:00-Coffee break

11:30-Multi-Stakeholder Perspectives on Delivering SDG 6

  • Árni Snævarr. United Nations Regional Information Centre (UNRIC).
  • Csaba Körösi. Office of the President of the Republic of Hungary.
  • Marjon Verkleij. Women for Water Partnership.
  • Pavel Misiga. European Commission.
  • Raymond van Ermen. European Partners for the Environment.
  • Soili Hietanen. Metsä Board.

12:30-Lunch Break

13:30-Trends in Water Stewardship. Suvi Sojamo. Aalto University Water & Development Research Group.

    14:00-Breakout Sessions

    Breakout Session 1: Strengthening Water Governance in Cities

    • City of Leeuwarden Initiative. Pieter de Jong. Wetsus.
    • ICLEI. Peter Defranceschi.
    • City Blueprint. Peter Easton.

    Breakout Session 2: Building Collective Action in Agriculture

    • River Restoration in UK. Kathy Hughes & Ulrike Sapiro, WWF-UK & The Coca-Cola Company.
    • Soil and Water in Ségala. Gerard Rass. APAD.
    • Nutrient Recovery and Reuse. Elisabet Nadeu. RISE.

    15:00-Coffee Break

    15:30-Reporting back and adoption of key messages

    15:50-Remarks from Presidency of the European Council. Jeroen Steeghs, Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Brussels.

    16:00-Conference Closing

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