MEP Water Group 2019-2024
The MEP Water Group is the focal point for the water topic in the European Parliament. It is a forum that aims to raise the profile of water as a cross-cutting topic in EU decision-making and make sure that Europe’s water resources are managed in a sustainable way to the benefit of the European economy and society as a whole, fostering the value of water and a water-smart society in Europe.
The MEP Water Group listens to the concerns and priorities of the water sector, as reflected at a European level. It is an effective driver for placing water higher on the European political agenda and shaping the future EU Water policy.
The MEP Water Group wants to play a key role in contributing to the future of the EU water policy by:
Raising the importance of water for the European Union and beyond
Making sure that Europe’s water resources are managed in a sustainable and equitable way to the benefit of the European society and economy
Encourage technological and non-technological innovations and research to tackle water-related challenges
Promoting to assure clean water and sanitation for all in order to reach the SDG 6