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EUROPEAN COMMISSION

DIRECTORATE-GENERAL

ENVIRONMENT

Directorate C - Quality of Life, Water & Air

ENV.C.1 - Water

 

 

Kick-off meeting of the 2013 Halting Desertification in Europe Pilot projects
DG Environment, ROOM C, Beaulieu 5,
Brussels

         

Agenda

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 (from 10:00 to 16:00)

Timing

Agenda items

Speakers

10:00 – 10:10

Welcome and introduction

  • Tour de table

DG ENV C.1

10:10 – 10:40

Presentation of the work on water accounts at EU level, including the work of the European Environment Agency (EEA) and Ecofys

DG ENV C.1

EEA

Ecofys

10:40 – 11:00

Comments and discussion

 

11:00 – 11:30

Lessons learnt from the 2011 pilot projects

  • System of Economic and Environmental Accounts for Water in Guadiana River Basin (GuaSEEAW)
  • Halting desertification in the Jucar River Basin (Halt-Jucar-Des)
  • Assessment of water balances and optimization based target setting across EU River Basins (ABOT)

 

  • SM Consultores S.L. (ES)

 

  • EVREN (ES)

 

  • Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological protection, Natural Research Council (IT) (tbc)

11:30 – 12:00

Comments and discussion

 

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch break

 

13:00 – 14:00

Presentations of the 2013 pilot projects

  • New Developments in Water Accounts Implementation in Guadiana River Basin
  • Duero River Basin: Water resources, water accounts and target sustainability indices
  • System of Water Accounting in the Guadalquivir River Basin
  • Pilot Arno Water accounts (PAWA)

 

  • GEODIM

 

  • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)
  • Universidad de Córdoba

 

  • ISPRA

14:00 – 14:30

Comments and discussion

 

14:30 – 14:45

Coffee break

 

14:45 – 15:30

Presentations of the 2013 pilot projects

  • Pilot project on water balances in the Tagus River Basin (PROTAGUS)
  • Accounting System for the Segura River and Transfers (ASSET)
  • Water accounting in a multi-catchment district (WAMCD)

 

  • EVREN

 

  • UPCT

 

  • INTECSA

15:30 – 16:00

Comments and discussion

 

16:00 – 16:15

Presentation of reporting requirements ( financial, technical, timesheets)

DG ENV SRD2

16:15

Conclusions and Next steps

DG ENV C.1 

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