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The EUWI+ website was created and maintained with the financial support of the European Union during its implementation phase  (2016-2021). Its contents are the sole responsibility of the implementing partners and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union. Since 21 July 2021, this website is not receving funds from the European Union and is being maintained for archiving purposes.
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The European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) programme is co-funded by the European Commission, under grant agreement No. ENI/2016/372-403. 


International Office for Water (IOWater)

Address: 21 rue de Madrid 75008 PARIS,

Telephone: +33(0)

The International Office for Water (IOWater) is a non-profit association under the French law of 1 July 1901, declared to be in the public interest by the Decree signed at the State Council on 13 September 1991. Siret number: 314 901 72900066 - APE Code: 804C

 Publication manager

General Director of the International Office for Water


 EUWI+ Project Communication Team: euwi_publication@oieau.fr

Conception, creation, graphic design, development, hosting and management

International Office for Water (OIEau) for the EUWI+ project


Contact the facilitation team via the contact form or by e-mail at euwi_publication@oieau.fr.

Responsibility / accountability

Despite the care taken in updating and verifying the contents of euwipluseast.eu, the International Office for Water shall not assume any responsibility for the information posted online. The information and / or documents available on euwipluseast.eu are subject to updates and may be modified at any time.

The International Office for Water shall not in any case be held responsible for damage of any kind whatsoever resulting from the interpretation or use of the information and / or documents available on this website.

Hypertext links to other websites do not engage the responsibility of the International Office for Water on the content of these sites.


The website https://www:euwipluseast.eu is subject to French and international laws on copyright and intellectual property rights.

© EUWI+ 2016-2020

The news content (articles, corresponding pictures, images and videos) is freely available. You must credit the content, include a link, and specify the date on which the content was extracted from the site. 

The general reproduction of reports and training materials published on this website are the sole property of the EUWI+ project. Any total or partial representation or re-use by any process whatsoever without the express authorisation of the EUWI+ project is forbidden and shall constitute unauthorised reproduction penalised by articles L.335-2 et seq. of the Intellectual Property Code under French law.

Similarly, databases featuring on the website are protected by the provisions of the Intellectual Property Code concerning incorporation of the European Directive of 11 March, 1996 regarding the legal protection of databases produced by the EUWI+ project.


The website euwipluseast.eu was created and is maintained with financial support from the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the International Office for Water and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.

Similarly, the views expressed on this website are the sole responsibility of the International Office for Water and in no way reflect the official opinion of the governments of the Eastern Partnership Countries.

The International Office for Water maintains this website to extend public access to information. Our goal is to keep this information up to date and accurate. If any errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. 

Some pictures are taken during official ceremonies and thus not under normal laboratory working conditions. They symbolize activities for the purpose of presentation and do not necessarily comply with established laboratory routines.

Personal data protection

The EUWI+ project complies with the European Union policy on user privacy and in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679).

Although you can browse through most of the current website without giving any information about yourself, in some cases, personal information is required. Such information will be treated according to the policy described below, focusing mainly on providing interactive communication services and possibilities for a registered user to contribute to the project.

The present Privacy Policy provides further details on the type of personal information collected by EUWI+ as part of its activities, their conditions of use, sharing and protection, and your rights.


Purpose of data processing

The information collected on the various online media of the euwipluseast.eu website is recorded in computer files by the International Office for Water (IOWater), coordinator of the EUWI+ project, in order to:

  • Provide you with products or services that you buy, subscribe to, or wish to participate in: subscription, training courses, events, etc.
  • Respond to any request.
  • Exclusively inform you about upcoming events, news, latest products and services, and other different offers about EUWI+ activities, in accordance with your communication preferences.
  • Improve EUWI+ websites and exploit in-house anonymous statistics (audience measurement service).

EUWI+ collects personal data from you when at least one of the following conditions is met:

  • You have given your consent.
  • This personal data is required to provide a service or execute a contract or agreement concluded with you.
  • The processing is based on EUWI+ legitimate interest and does not affect your fundamental rights and freedoms.

EUWI+ collects personal information when:

  • You use the services provided by its websites.
  • You subscribe to its newsletters and other communications in digital or paper format.
  • You register on and/or participate in one of its training courses, webinars, or other events.
  • You are associated with or collaborate in a project led by EUWI+.

EUWI+ only collects personal data for the purpose of its activities.

EUWI+ does not sell, trade nor transfer your identifiable personal data to third parties. If this possibility were to arise, you would be informed before the collection of these data and your consent would be sought. You would have the opportunity to oppose this data collection.

This principle does not include the trusted third parties that help EUWI+ operate some of its processing. If necessary, EUWI+ shall ensure that these third parties agree to keep these data confidential and process them in accordance with the rules in force.

Anonymised data (number of participants in projects, workshops, events, possibly sorted by gender; visits to the project's website and Facebook pages) are transmitted in the reports to the European Commission.

Data processed

The various data processed are those entered by individuals wishing to benefit from one of our services.

The collected data may be:

  • Your family name and first names.
  • Your contact details (email, phone number).
  • Your professional information (position, organisation).
  • Any other personal information you provide to EUWI+.

This data will be collected with your prior consent, within the framework of the contractual relationship, for the purposes of the legitimate interests of the data controller or in accordance with a legal obligation.

Through its websites, EUWI+ automatically receives and records anonymous data from your computer and browser, such as your web browser and the type of equipment you use. These data are collected in order to allow you to access the website’s features and for statistical purposes.

Data recipient

The personal data collected are communicated by the International Office for Water (IOW) to the web management team and the other project partners, i.e. the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), and the Environment Agency Austria (Austria).

Anonymised data (number of participants in projects, workshops, events, possibly sorted by gender; visits to the project's website and Facebook pages) are also transmitted in the reports to the European Commission.

Data retention

EUWI+ undertakes to respect the storage period indicated in each collection medium.

The data collected will be stored for the duration of the project (2016-2020) and archived five years after the project ends (in case of European audit).

Rights on data concerning you

In accordance with the regulations in force, you have the right to oppose, access, rectify or delete data concerning you. These rights can be exercised by contacting the IOWater Data Protection Officer by electronic means at the following address: dpo@oieau.fr.

If, after contacting us, you consider that your rights over your personal data are not respected, you can file a complaint with a competent supervisory authority (for example, the CNIL in France).

Last updated: 20 February 2020