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ASEF Support to ASEM Seminar on Sustainable Management of Water Resources in the Context of Urbanisation

Sustainable Development Education Events


Project Period:
22-23 May 2014
Changsha, China

The Seminar on Urbanisation and Sustainable Management of Water Resources took place in Changsha, Hunan Province, China, from 22-23 May 2014. It was designed to inject new dynamism into exchange and cooperation among ASEM partners in improving sustainable water management by providing useful platform for policy exchange, information sharing, and the development of the market of technology and products.

The seminar focused on the following topics:

  1. Innovation of urban water management, including policy measures, laws and regulations and their enforcement, innovative financing and management evaluation;
  2. Water-ecology-oriented city planning, including water environment impact assessment, flood risk management and urban waterlogging prevention and control;
  3. Water technology innovation and application, including technologies regarding safe drinking water, rain water utilization, centralized and decentralized treatment of urban sewage, water conservation and water cycle, water and fertilizer (medicine) integration technology and facilities;
  4. Case study and networking, including projects introduction, technologies and products exhibition, and networking for pragmatic cooperation.



Project Updates

Sustainable Development
Project Updates
3 Jul 2014

Photos & Videos


Opening Remarks by Prof Dr Shen Wei


Opening Remarks by Mr Karsten Warnercke


Opening Remarks by Ambassador Zhang Xiaokang


Changsha Declaration


Asia and Europe call for cooperation in water resources management


5.3 Hunan Water Challenges, Priorities and Demands


5.2 Water in Industries – Increase Efficiency and Manage Risk


5.1 Development of Urban Planning and Landscaping for Sustainable Drainage Systems


4.4 Policy Responses and Strategy to Address Sustainable Water Development in Wake of Rapid Rural to Urban Migration in City Centers


4.3 Upstream-downstream Water Quality Monitoring in Brantas River Basin, Indonesia


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