The next edition of the World Resources Forum will take place in Antwerp (Belgium) from 24 – 27 February 2019. WRF 2019 will be organised with the Public Waste Agency of Flanders (OVAM). OVAM is the principal authority in the Flanders Region of Belgium for sustainable management of waste, materials and soils and has published its first conference announcement WRF 2019 today.
The conference will be organised in close cooperation with international partners such as UN Environment, the European Commission, and other partners of the international WRF network, as well as with local partners such as the City of Antwerp, local authorities, environmental companies, sector federations, civil society and universities and knowledge institutions from the Flanders region.The WRF Association has selected OVAM as host of the 2019 edition on the basis of the rich expertise that Flanders can present in the field of sustainable materials management and the transition toward the circular economy. This was announced in the closing session of last year’s WRF 2017 in Geneva.
World Resources Forum 2019 will be held in the Flanders Meeting & Convention Center Antwerp (FMCCA) in the heart of the city of Antwerp. This new conference centre is located next to the train station and at short distance from both Antwerp and Brussels airports It offers unique views to the Antwerp zoo. “Let’s meet in a room with a zoo”