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16th "EUROPE-INBO 2018" international conference
for the Implementation of the European Water Directives

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 The International Conference "EUROPE-INBO 2018" for a better implementation of the European Water Directive was held in Seville, Spain from 17 to 20 October 2018 at the invitation of the Hydrographic Confederation of Guadalquivir.


The meeting of the INBO World Liaison Bureau was held on Wednesday 17 October 2018 from 17:00  to 19:00 at Hotel MELIA SEVILLA.


Declaration of Seville



Liste of participants

The previous EUROPE-INBO conferences









Declaration of Seville

Full Program



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Wednesday 17 October from 10:30 to 16:30

  Workshop "Invasive Alien Species: Prevention and Management Solutions"               

Concept note

Papers :

Conclusions of the workshop - Mr. Philippe Seguin


Wednesday 17 October from 17.00 to 19.00

INBO World Liaison Bureau

- Agenda of the bureau

Presentation of the INBO Genral Secretary - Jean-François Donzier

- Work program 2019-2021
- Other documents


Thursday 18 and Friday 19 October


Roundtable 1 - Prevention of Drought: Adaptation Planning at the Basin Level, Reuse and Desalination.


Roundtable 2 - Efficiency and Multiple Benefits: The Interest of Combining Hydraulic Infrastructure and Nature-Based Solutions.

Roundtable 3 - International Cooperation: Twinning and Peer-to-Peer Exchanges, Neighbourhood Area, Transboundary Waters,


Roundtable 4 - Revision of the Water Framework Directive (WFD): Improving Coordination with other European Directives (MarineSFD, Flood, Renewable Energy Directives…).


Special session on International and Regional Initiatives


Official Closing ceremony


Saturday 20 October from 09:00 to 13:30

A technical visit will be organized to discover the hydraulic installations of the 1992 Universal Exhibition site on the La Cartuja island, but also the emblematic monuments of Seville history, such as the Spain Square (Ibero-American Exhibition of 1929), and, in the old town, the Cathedral and its Giralda and the Alcazar.