Introduction course to EU Water Policy and Legislation

Date 25.04.2023 - 26.04.2023
Location Online Course

EWA Online Course

Introduction Course to EU water Policy and Legislation



Dates: 25.04.2023 & 26.04.2023 

Time: 15:00-17:00 



Participants will be made familiar with development and principles of EU water policy, the decision-taking and implementation/scrutiny process, governance at EU level (openness, transparency, citizens' right on access to documents; rights of complaint and petition, as well as the key legislative elements of EU water policy and their implementation.



Target audience  

Persons working for:

  • Governmental and advisory bodies, experts, planners and other practitioners at local, regional and national level involved in water management and water protection;
  • Industries involved in planning, permitting, monitoring and analysis;
  • Research and training institutions, consultants involved in the water sector;
  • Water utilities and management associations in the waste water and drinking water sector;
  • Non-governmental organisations and stakeholder bodies involved in the water sector;



The online course will be conducted by Dr. Helmut Blöch, Political Consultant of the EWA and former Head of the Water Sector at the EU Commission, Brussels, BE.


Further information

Please notice that the number of participants admitted to the course is restricted.

In order to heighten the gain of the course, all participants will be expected to contribute actively with questions and comments during both sessions.

Following the online course participants will also get the possibility of downloading a comprehensive documentation of the issues presented (policy documents, legislation, implementation reports and court judgments).

A certificate will be sent out to all participants attending both online sessions.



Registration fee: € 135 (both sessions and certificate included)

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