Maas/Meuse River Symposium | 23 May 2023 2-5pm | Wageningen Campus

Meuse on the move: transboundary water governance in times of extremes
By Wageningen Water Governance Platform

14:00Welcome and introduction
14:10Keynote: Prof. Richard Meissner (University of South Africa) – Transboundary rivers have their politics – the case of South Africa
14:40Presentation: Lotte de Jong & Cornel van Schayck – The challenge for (legal) recognition of anglers’ knowledge of fish ecologies in the River Meuse
15:10Pitches by MSc thesis students on the Meuse: Laurens van der Hart & Marielle van Es
15:20 Break
15:45Presentation: John Tobben (Waterschap Limburg) – Reaching out across borders on the transboundary Maas facing river extremes
16:15Presentation: Mathilde de Goër de Herve & Wieke Pot – Looking forward after the July 2021 flood events in the Vesdre Valley: strategies and challenges to implement long-term thinking
16:45Concluding reflections