The ASEM Water Resources Research and Development Center (ASEM Water) aims to provide a platform for all ASEM members with interests in water resources to strengthen exchange and cooperation. Besides R&D activities and academic consultations ASEM Water is active in organising professional and technical meetings, workshops, conferences, seminars focusing on the most challenging water related questions, achievements and tasks. President of Hungarian Water Cluster is playing leading role in ASEM Water as vice president of the Academic and Development Committee.
ASEM WATER organizes international seminars in every second year on sustainable water management and water sector issues. Based on the success and results of the ASEM Water seminars of the previous year’s parties concerned decided to organise the forthcoming seminar in Europe. Building on the successful cooperation between Hungarian Water Cluster and European Water Association, Hungary is given the opportunity to host the next event in 2018.
3rd ASEM Seminar on Urban Water Management with focus of urban solutions for global challenges will be organized on 12-14th September in Budapest, under the patronage of Mr János Áder, President of Hungary.
The aim of the Seminar is to establish an international multi-stakeholder forum and network on sustainable water management from a European and Asian perspective, providing opportunities to discuss the challenges and best practices, exchange experiences, and seek solutions. The Seminar fosters dialogues among the governments, private sector, academia, and the civil society from Europe and Asia in the field of integrated and sustainable water management.