Water JPI 2017 joint call is open

The Water JPI has launched a call on the topic “Water resource management in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)” on 10 October 2017. The call will be funded under the Coordination and Support Action IC4WATER. IC4WATER was launched in January 2017 in support of the Water JPI, and has to aim to implement Joint Activities dedicated to the development of international cooperation in the area of water challenges, and to further support the implementation and the strategy of the Water JPI. IC4WATER focuses in particular on the UN SDGs related to water challenges.

The topics of the call are organised around two scientific challenges:
Challenge 1: Multiple pressure effects on ecosystems and ecosystem services as well as effective mitigation – adaptation tools and assessments for implementing the water related targets of the UN SDGs.
Challenge 2: Developing accessible solutions for clean water management to address UN SDG6* targets and associated SDGs

The call will be funded by 12 funding partner organisations from 12 countries. A total of
EUR 8.55 million has been provisionally allocated for this call. A virtual common pot funding model will be applied to the call. Submission for pre-proposals closes on 11 December 2017.

For more information about the“Water JPI 2017 joint call”, please visit the Water JPI website

*: United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

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