EWP Summit Urges Water Stewardship to Drive Sustainable Development

6 Jul 2015 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium
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Water stewardship should be the basis for smart investment, and can drive sustainable development and ensure water security and economic growth, the Finnish Representation to the European Union said during the 2015 European Water Partnership Summit in Brussels last week.The summit, organized by the EWP and the Finnish Permanent Representation to the European Union and hosted by Team Finland, was held under the theme "Building Resilient Systems: Water Stewardship as the Basis for Smart Investment."Opening the event, Finnish parliamentarian Sirpa Pietikäinen called for a 90 percent reduction in resource use, and a holistic and systemic approach to tackling issues related to resources, including water...

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