On the occasion of the International Year of Water Cooperation, APNU and UNRIC are pleased to invite you to the Conference / Debate on: "The Geopolitics of Water".
When? 14 March 2013, 6p.m.
Who? Riccardo Petrella , President of the European Institute of Research on Water Policy, Professor Emeritus of the Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Founder and Secretary General of the International Committee for the World Water Contract, Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Umeå (Suède), of the Facultés Polytechniques de Mons (Belgique), of the University of Roskilde (Denmark), of the University of Québec in Montréal (Canada), of the Katholieke Universiteit Brussel (Belgique), and of the Institut Polytechnique of Grenoble (France).
Joppe Cramwinckel, Director of the Water Programme of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Member of a number of Advisory Boards/Advisory Councils, among others, the European Water Partnership and the Stockholm World Water Week and member of the Supervisory Council of the Water Footprint Network.
Where? At the Voltaire room of the Federation Wallonie-Bruxelles, Place Surlet de Chokier 15, Brussels 1000 (Metro station Madou)
Languages: Mr Petrella will speak in French and Mr Cramwinckel in English. Questions can be asked in both English and French.
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