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WssTP-ERRIN RIS3 Water Workshop

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 Posted in Events, News, BeWater News

WssTP-ERRIN-RIS3-Workshop-300x200How can a region develop a water cluster whilst integrating all actors within the regional water sector?

How can we tackle waste water issues efficiently, using innovative water technologies?

How can existing regional water cluster foster international collaboration?

This and much more will be addressed at the the joint WssTP-ERRIN RIS3 Workshop, which is organised on 25th of March in Brussels.

Registrations are now open!!

WaterWorks2014 Cofunded Call is now OPEN

Monday, 09 March 2015 Posted in News, BeWater News

WaterWorks 2014 300The ERA-NET Cofund WaterWorks2014 was launched in 2014 in support of the Water JPI. It is funded by the EC under Horizon 2020.

WaterWorks2014 aims at tackling European water challenges through the development of transnational and trans-disciplinary research and innovation actions.

WaterWorks2014 addresses the specific challenge of integrating the efforts and Strategic Agendas of many European Water Research and Innovation Funding Organisations.

Sustainable Cities for Water

Monday, 09 March 2015 Posted in News, BeWater News

SustainableCities Water BCN 350High-profile speakers from the United States, the Middle East, and Europe featured in an International Conference on Sustainable Cites for Water, which took place in Barcelona on 20 February 2015.

The aim was to promote and develop sustainable practices related to water management and exchange knowledge and experiences concerning water management within different varying regions.

Climate Change and Policy for Youth

Wednesday, 04 March 2015 Posted in Events, News, BeWater News

Belge parliament 350A one-day seminar for young people aged 15 - 19 will be held at the Brussels Regional Parliament on 20 March 2015. The seminar will include a workshop session on Climate Change and Policy where BeWater Consortium partner Murray Biedler will lead activities based the EU Policy evaluation work carried out in the frame of the BeWater project.

BeWater partners present progress in identifying Water Management Options

Monday, 09 February 2015 Posted in News, BeWater News, Pedieos Society, Cyprus, Rmel Society, Tunisia

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Članek v slovenščini

Talk of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps, Gantt Charts and Mental Modelling might have you reaching rapidly for your project dictionary but behind the terminology lies some significant progress in the BeWater project over the recent months.

These and other elements of the project were presented and discussed at the BeWater Steering Committee meeting, which took place in Brussels from 4 – 6 February 2015.

BeWater News, Edition 2, January 2015

Friday, 30 January 2015 Posted in News, BeWater News, Newsletter

BeWaterNews2 tb 300The second edition of BeWater News brings you a round-up of recent news and project views from the end of a very busy 2014.

The Awareness Campaigns kicked off in each of the four Case Study River Basins, following the Consortium General Meeting, held in Cyprus in October. Also this edition we focus on WP6's Policy Review work.

BeWater News, Edition 2, January 2015



Water & Energy Around the Mediterranean

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 Posted in News, BeWater News

RevolveArticle tb 300The BeWater project was featured in a special edition of Revolve magazine "Water & Energy Around the Mediterranean". The article, "Adapting to Climate Change in River Basins" was written based on research carried out in BeWater's Policy Watch work package.

Raising Awareness in the Regions

Monday, 26 January 2015 Posted in News, BeWater News

RmelA challenge, but also an opportunity, of the BeWater Project is how to promote the adaptive water management approach for water basins. This involves integrating scientific thinking with sociological considerations to tackle the alarming global change projections pointing to increasing water scarcity and drought in the Mediterranean.

BeWater promotes dialogue and collaboration between science and society, aiming for adaptation to the global change impacts; it is putting into process a transition from a technologically-focused river basin management approach to a stakeholder driven, bottom-up process ensuring social empowerment and joint responsibility.

Citizens and scientists discuss water management challenges in Tordera

Thursday, 15 January 2015 Posted in News, BeWater News

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December 12th in the afternoon, at the Domus Sent Soví in Hostalric BeWater held a new workshop.

This session applied an innovative methodology proposed by this European project, which is also implemented in other 3 different Mediterranean countries: Slovenia, Cyprus and Tunisia. BeWater project uses an iterative process for mutual learning in order to guarantee that local actors have an active role in the definition of suitable strategies for river basin management.

Open Call to participate in the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2015

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 Posted in Events, News, BeWater News

ECCA logo 250BeWater partner Ecologic Institute's Water Team is chairing a session at the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 which will take place in Copenhagen from May 12 – 14, 2015.

The session is entitled: Governance of Drought Adaptation in Europe: Different Regions, same Challenges?

Pedieos partners featured on Sigma TV

Monday, 15 December 2014 Posted in News, BeWater News, Pedieos Society, Cyprus

Dr. Elias Giannakis from the Pedieos River Basin talks on the subject of Climate Change and BeWater project outcomes on Sigma TV.

Video of first BeWater meeting in Sant Celoni

Monday, 15 December 2014 Posted in Tordera Society, Spain , News, BeWater News

Watch the video of first BeWater Stakeholder meeting in Sant Celoni (in Catalan, subtitled).

GEP - BeWater meeting

Tuesday, 09 December 2014 Posted in News, Vipava Society, Slovenia , BeWater News

GEP meeting Sept2014Članek v slovenščini

The objective of the GEP - BeWater meeting, held on 26 September 2014, was the presentation of hydrogeological and spatial surveys on the Slovenian border area.

Mapping the Challenges of Global Change in Tordera

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 Posted in Events, News, BeWater News

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The BeWater project team will meet stakeholders in Tordera on 12 December for a workshop to share ideas and work together to address the challenges of global change in the River Basin.

Science, Innovation & Society International Conference

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 Posted in Events, News, BeWater News

SIS Rome 250Rome hosted an international event on science, innovation and society from 19 - 21 November, to promote dialogue and close cooperation between science and society stakeholders.

Participants had the opportunity to engage with high-level speakers on issues revolving around 6 key areas: public engagement, gender equality, science education, ethics, open science and governance.

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