Europe in the World

REACHING FOR BLUE GOLD - How the EU can rise to the water challenge while reaping the rewards

30 November 2015
Toutia Daryoush (Former Programme Assistant at the EPC), Andrea Frontini (Former Policy Analyst at the EPC), Annika Hedberg (Head of Sustainable Prosperity for Europe programme and Senior Policy Analyst) and Romain Pardo (Former Policy Analyst at the EPC)

In this Issue Paper, Annika Hedberg, Romain Pardo, Andrea Frontini, together with Toutia Daryoush, highlight the economic, environmental, societal and geopolitical value of water – or ‘Blue Gold’ – and argue that it’s time for the EU to open up its toolbox and manage the water challenge within the Union and beyond.

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In this programme


Programme Team

Head of Europe in the World programme and Senior Fellow

Giovanni Grevi

Researcher in EU energy and climate policy, Institute of European Studies, Free University of Brussels

Marco Giuli

Senior Policy Analysts

Paul Ivan
Amanda Paul

Junior Policy Analyst

Ivano di Carlo