COP22 2016

Conference on 'Extractive Industry & Sustainable Development' on November 15th during COP22 in Marrakesh.

Water Footprint Network’s Executive Director, Ruth Mathews, will participate as panelist in this conference.

The event aims to improve, enhance and promote the contribution of the mining sector to sustainable development. Global initiatives structured by international organisations, local projects implemented by local associations and organisations, techniques and methods developed by research centers, policies set and reinforced by governments and legal bodies will be presented and discussed.

Venue: AGORA, OCP Group Pavilion, Green Zone
Time: 10.00 – 12.30

Speakers:
Jon Hobbs – Director Extractive Sector, World Wild Life Fund
Joe Kiesecker – Director of Development by-Design, The Nature Conservancy
Stan Blade – Professor, University of Alberta
Tony Simons – General Director, ICRAF (International Center of Agroforestry)
Ruth Mathews – Executive Director, Water Footprint Network
Bensalem El Maaroufi – Senior Vice President, OCP Group

Moderator:
Nathanial Matthews – Research coordinator – Water, Land, Ecosystems
(International Water Management Institute)