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A NEW INTERNATIONAL APPROACH TO WATER ISSUES

CREATED IN 2012 BY LA FUNDACIÓ CTM CENTRE TECNOLÒGIC IN CONSULTATION WITH THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION, NETWERC H2O IS A EUROPEAN ORGANISATION WITH GLOBAL PARTNERS WHICH PROMOTES, SUPPORTS AND IMPROVES THE APPLICATION OF SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES IN THE USE OF WATER AT REGIONAL AND MUNICIPAL LEVEL, BECOMING AN EFFICIENT CHANNEL OF COMMUNICATION AND EXCHANGE OF THE LATEST SMART TECHNOLOGY FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR LOCAL COMMUNITIES BE THEY CAPITAL CITIES OR THE SMALLEST OF VILLAGES.


NETWERC H2O IS AN ASSOCIATION, IN WHICH NO MEMBER IS UNDER ANY OBLIGATION TO FOLLOW A SPECIFIC POLITICAL POLICY.

NETWERC H2O IS OPEN TO ALL THOSE REGIONAL AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS IN EUROPE AND BEYOND WHO ARE CONCERNED WITH THE WAY WE MANAGE OUR MOST VITAL OF ALL NATURAL RESOURCES.

NETWERC H2O IS A FORUM, BOTH REAL AND VIRTUAL WHERE BOTH DECISION MAKERS AND TECHNICIANS ARE ABLE TO DISSEMINATE AND EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES WHILST BEING IN PERMANENT CONTACT WITH EXPERTS FROMASSOCIATE MEMBERS SUCH AS UNIVERSITIES, RESEARCH CENTRES AND NUMEROUS OTHER ENTITIES OF INTERNATIONAL PRESTIGE WHO ARE PREPARED TO CONTRIBUTE TO THIS EXPERIENCE ADVANCING THE ISSUE OF WATER IN EUROPE AND THE REST OF THE WORLD.


NETWERC H20 ASSISTS IN THE CROSS-SECTOR AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATION, TRANSFER AND EXCHANGE OF BENEFICIAL WATER MANAGEMENT PROCEDURES AND KNOWLEDGE

NETWERC H2O AIMS TO DEFINE COMMON OBJECTIVES AMONG BOTH ITS MEMBERS AND ASSOCIATE MEMBERS AND PROMOTES THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS

NETWERC H2O LOOKS TO SUPPORT AND AID THOSE MEMBERS IN SEARCH OF PROJECT PARTNERS AND BOTH INFORMS AND PUBLICISES ACTIVE PROJECTS OF COLLABORATION


  • NETWERC H2O PROVIDES A VOICE FOR ITS MEMBERS AND ENABLES THEM TO INTERACT WITH ALL THE PRINCIPAL ACTORS CONCERNED WITH EUROPEAN WATER ISSUES, THUS FORMING A FOCUS OF DEBATE AND DEVELOPMENT.

  • NETWERC H2O CREATES PROJECT GROUPS, ORGANISES CONFERENCES, DEVELOPS BOTH REAL AND VIRTUAL STUDY TOURS, PROMOTES LOCAL EVENTS AND THROUGH THE APPLICATION OF A NEW, REVOLUTIONARY TECHNIQUE IS THE FIRST NON-PAPER ORGANISATION OF ITS TYPE WITH THE PRINCIPAL OBJECT OF MAKING WATER A PRIORITY ISSUE AT ALL LEVELS.

  • ALL FULL MEMBERS ARE ELECTED REGIONAL OR LOCAL AUTHORITIES, WHO AFTER APPROVING THEIR MEMBERSHIP IN PLENARY SESSION PAY 100 EUROS PER ANNUM. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS ARE THOSE ENTITIES WHO ARE INVITED TO BECOME INVOLVED IN THE ACTIVITIES OF NETWERC H20 WHO, DUE TO THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE, ARE ABLE TO ENHANCE THE CAPABILITY OF NETWERC H2O AND WHO CAN OFFER CLEAR ASSISTANCE TO THE AIMS OF THE ASSOCIATION. ALL FULL MEMBERS ARE ENTITLED TO BE ELECTED TO THE NETWERC H20 BOARD OF DIRECTORS




AND OF COURSE, A NETWORK OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTITIES FROM ANDORRA, BELGIUM, FRANCE, GERMANY, ISRAEL, IRELAND, ITALY, MALTA, MOROCCO, PORTUGAL, SPAIN, SWEDEN, THE NETHERLANDS, THE UK, AND THE USA.


NETWERC H2O, IS COLLABORATING WITH THE OECD WITHIN THE AREA OF GREEN GROWTH AND PARTICULARLY WITH THE CITY LEED PROJECT ON ‘GREENING JOBS AND SKILLS’


NETWERC H2O IS THE COORDINATOR OF THE EIP ACTION GROUP ‘CITY BLUEPRINTS: ‘Improving Implementation Capacities of Cities and Regions by sharing Best Practices on Urban Water Cycle Services’ ONE OF ONLY NINE PROPOSALS TO BE ACCEPTED BY THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION IN MAY, 2013, WE HAVE BECOME A MAJOR PLAYER IN THE FUTURE OF WATER GOVERNANCE AT A EUROPEAN AND GLOBAL LEVEL.


www.netwerch2o.eu ‘CITY BLUEPRINTS: ‘

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

  • [email protected]

  • Tel: 00 34 93 877 73 73 / 00 34 608 54 55 28


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