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PMI UK & PMI Northern Italy Joint Webinar: The Water: a precious asset to be preserved. 7th May 2020

PMI UK & PMI Northern Italy Joint Webinar: The Water: a precious asset to be preserved. 7th May 2020

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PMI UK & PMI Northern Italy Joint Webinar

The Water: a precious asset to be preserved. (the webinar will be in English)

7th May 2020 at 5 pm GMT

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Water Security is a complex concept with a global impact. Its definition is ambiguous but it concerns the availability of water for different purposes for urban areas, agriculture and industry. Nevertheless, this concept ranges from the protection of people's lives and properties from water-related disasters, due to the impact of climate change, to the basic role played by water for the preservation of ecosystems and the biodiversity. All this taking into account the socio-economic threats related to Water Security because water, for several years, was recognised in the top 5 global risks identified by the World Economic Forum, highlighting how urgent and extremely important is to address this global challenge. The Webinar intends to provide an overview of the EU's policies, actions and funding regarding water management and its role in the priorities of the new European Commission, especially vis-à-vis the new European Green Deal.

Event Properties

Event Date 07-05-2020 5:00 pm
Event End Date 07-05-2020 6:00 pm
Individual Price Free
No. of Technical PDUs 1

Speakers

Andrea Rubini

Director of Operations of Water Europe

Andrea Rubini, Director of Operations of Water Europe, the European Water Technology Platform based in Brussels, is an expert in European policies and funds for research and innovation for the water sector, climate change and ecosystems.