Open Call on Emerging Issues Activities

China Europe Water Platform launched an open call on emerging issues to be supported under the Frame of CEWP Partnership Instrument – Horizontal Activities (Lot 5). The available funding is to support cooperation activities between Europe and China on Emerging Issues of mutual interest related to water.

In Workpackage 3 of Horizontal Activities (Lot 5) the objective is to explore issues of mutual interest and benefit policy and related challenges, approaches and possible impact, to analyze and describe how synergies can be achieved and trade-offs avoided, and to develop proposals for how China and Europe  specifically can cooperate about selected issues.

With this framework we inform that a call is open to support activities of Cooperation Between Europe and China on Emerging Issues of mutual interest. Please find here the call template.

Timing of the call: from the 11th of November 2019 until the 11th of January 2020

Eligible area of activities: EU and China

Type of Support: Maximum and minimum amount to be funded per activity: 2 500 € - 10 000 € (overall envelop of 20 000 €).

Themes to be explored: Any theme or area related to water

Activities to be supported: Desk studies, workshops and/or round table discussions on emerging issues for new water policy issues which are of mutual interest for China and EU. Funding can be given to recovery of costs related to venues, travels, international experts but not own costs for human resources.

Eligible Entities: Public bodies, Public law bodies (bodies governed by public law) and provate non-profit bodies from EU Member States. The involvement of Chinese partners is made through the European Institution presenting the application. Chinese institution involvement is mandatory. 

Application process: All interest parties from all EU Member States may present their questions or application by sending an e-mail with the template to