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News EU Water Policy and Dialogue with China launched

On October 17th, during the 3rd IYRF, EU Water Policy and Dialogue with China was launched. Related officials and experts from EU and China exchanged the successful experience of water resources management in Europe and status quo of that in China from decision-making and technique aspects.

Vice Commissioner Su Maolin of YRCC introduced the challenges of water resources management in the Yellow River Basin, as well as the exploration and practice implemented by YRCC in recent years. Dr Stefan Agne, First Secretary, European Union, EC Delegation in China, introduced the Framework Directive of European laws related to water. Meanwhile, Integrated Planning of the Water Resources Protection in China, Role of Rhine and Danube River Basin Commissions, State Planning on the Water Pollution Control in China, Impacts of Climate Change on River Systems in the North Countries, Trans-boundary Water Management, Improve Early Warning Procedures for Serious Water Pollution Incidents, etc., were introduced and discussed during the Dialogue. More exchange on technical predominance and knowledge, as well as participation in actions are expected.

Contact information International Yellow River Forum Secertariat, YRCC (email: iyrf@yellowriver.gov.cn)
Phone: +86-371-66022479/66028570/66028571 Fax: +86-371-66024477
News type Inbrief
File link http://www.yellowriver.gov.cn/zhuanti/iyrf3/eng/news/200710/t20071019_30767.htm
Source of information The 3rd International Yellow River Forum (IYRF) on sustainable water resources management and Delta Ecosystem Maintenance
Keyword(s) EU-WFD, water scarcity, water quality degradation
Subject(s) POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , RIGHT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY , WATER QUALITY
Relation http://www.emwis.org/initiatives/dce
Geographical coverage EU, China
News date 30/10/2007
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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