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Position papers and other recommendations

EurAqua aims to influence the formulation and development of European freshwater research programmes and policy development. This is done both through EurAqua's position papers and through responses to public consultations on specific issues.

This activity is developed by working groups and presented to the Board before being circulated to a wide audience of decision makers.

Some examples of position papers and responses to public consultations:

Water for our Environment, Economy and Society: Research and Innovation Needs for Enhanced WFD Implementation, February 2018.

EurAqua response to "Priorities for research and innovation in the 2018-2020 work programme of Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5", April 2016.

EurAqua Response to the “Stakeholder consultation of the HORIZON 2020 Societal Challenge 5 Stakeholders, Providing advice on potential priorities for research and innovation in the Work Programme 2016-2017”, June 2014.

EurAqua Position on the Horizon 2020 Specific Programme Proposal, May 2012.

EurAqua suggestions for European priority research issues, February 2012.

Position Paper “European Innovation Partnership on Water Efficiency”, December 2011.

Recommandation on Research needs regarding climate change and River Basin Management Plans (RBMPs) issued from EurAqua Conference in 2008.

Towards a European Drought Policy, released November 2004.