Dutch city Leeuwarden is recognized as ‘innovative city’ in the UN Global Compact Cities Programme. This was officially announced by UN representative Helen Scott at the WaterCampus Leeuwarden on 17 December.
The unique structure of the WaterCampus with its close cooperation between water technology companies, knowledge centres and governments, will be the hearth of Leeuwarden’s participation.
Unique collaboration in water technology
On the occasion, representative Helen Scott of the UNGCP emphasized the importance of the involvement of WaterCampus Leeuwarden for the global cities programme. “WaterCampus Leeuwarden is a successful example of collaboration between business, governance and civil society. This is exactly what our programme aims to stimulate. Leeuwarden can share its experiences and further develop its unique collaboration in the field of water technology with the other participating cities.”