World Resources Forum 2015

This event will take place on 11th – 14th October 2015. The theme for Tuesday 13th is "The Circular Economy Business Challenge".

Water Footprint Network Project Manager, Dr. Ertug Ercin, will present “Water use targets – a multi-layer approach” as a keynote speaker at workshop entitled “Sustainable water use – Target setting and political application“, on Tuesday 13th at 12h30 – 14h20. The workshop will be Chaired by Christopher Manstein of the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA).

Key questions to be discussed:

  • What is the main purpose of targets for sustainable water use?
  • Should targets be set up as absolute or relative values (e.g. comparing resource use with the available resources)?
  • What would be the wisest approach to get from threshold/target identification to policy application?
  • Who are the most relevant stakeholders to be involved in a process of threshold/target identification and policy application?
  • What are the main obstacles for setting up targets for sustainable water use?

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