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Rudy Van der Ween

Inland Waterways International, President

Veranstaltungen mit Rudy Van der Ween:

Born 21 September 1960 in Ghent (Belgium) – still living there.
Rudy studied public administration and modern languages

Brief description of his activities and responsibilities in water related associations and projects :
- president of Inland Waterways International (IWI)
- chair of PIANC WG 219, with the task of realizing the report 'guidelines for inland waterways
infrastructure to facilitate tourism'
- expert in the World Historic and Cultural Canal Cities Cooperation Organization (WCCO)
- president of the Flemish Committee of Sailing Heritage
- promotor water tourism city of Ghent
- representative of the ‘Flemish cities of art’ in the ‘platform water recreation, -sports & -
tourism' and of the subteams 'Inland Waterways' and 'Water recreation' (Flemish authorities)
- secretary of NautiV, the Professional Association of Flemish Nautical SME’s
- secretary of the Flemish Federation of Passenger Transport
- NIWE member (Network for Inland Waterways in Europe)
- PIANC-Belgium member
- member of the High Council for self-employed persons and SME’s – section tourism
- project member of Escaut/Schelde2050
- member of Water Heritage Flanders
- council member in the regional Tourism Boards ‘Toerisme Leiestreek’ & ‘Toerisme Scheldeland’ on
behalf of the city of Ghent
- project leader for Ghent in the European Interreg-project ‘Golden Lys’
- author of several articles in water-related publications
- organizer of the WORLD CANALS CONFERENCE 2015 in Ghent