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  • The Hague, 19 – 21 March 2013. A consultation conference organized by UNESCO IHP upon the occasion of World Water Day discussed the regional issues of groundwater resources governance. Andreas...
  • Vienna, 26 March 2013. The ICPDR has published a manual with practical advice for measures that aim to ensure fish migration at transverse structures such as dams and weirs.
  • Vienna, 4-5 April 2013. The ICPDR will hold a meeting to discuss the results of the Danube Joint Program of Measures, to learn about funding needs and existing potential funding for the actions, and...
  • Danube Basin, 20 March 2013. World Water Day 2013 is an occasion to celebrate achievements, but also to look at challenges in the Danube River Basin and beyond, says ICPDR President Ermina Salkičević...
  • Ljubljana, 26/27 March 2013. Organised by Slovenia and the ICPDR, a conference on hydropower and water management will be held where draft guiding principles will be discussed with a broader audience...
  • Paris, 11 Feb 2013. In December 2010, the United Nations General Assembly declared 2013 as the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation. A UNESCO-organised conference now marked the...
  • Osijek, 11 Feb 2012. The recent publication of a Croatian version of the PLATINA Manual is a major step in promoting good practices in inland navigation and waterway planning. The manual can be...
  • Brussels, 28 Jan 2013. The first ever European Water Stewardship Standard Certification was awarded today to two bottling plants of Coca-Cola, a Business Friend of the Danube. The European Water...
  • Vienna, 10 Jan 2013. The 2012 "Interim Report on the Implementation of the Joint Program of Measures in the Danube River Basin District" was published by the ICPDR. Here you can download...
  • Vienna, 15 Jan 2013. In the framework of a ceremony held in Vienna today, Bosnia and Herzegovina took over the presidency of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR...
  • Vienna, 19 Dec 2018. According to Art. 14 of the Water Framework Directive, public participation in drafting River Basin Management Plans needs to be ensured. The ICPDR now provides a blue print for...
  • Danube Basin, 2 July 2011. For modelling nutrient flows, giant scientific databases of ecosystems around the World are built. A euronews documentary explains how scientists deal with this in the...
  • Vienna, 11 - 12 December 2012. The ICPDR has held its 15th Ordinary Meeting in Vienna. At this plenary meeting of the commission, important decisions were made. Here you find a photo gallery showing...
  • Vienna, 11 December 2012. The countries of the Danube River Basin have agreed on an adaptation strategy to climate change: for the future, changes in temperature and precipitation will affect water...
  • Senec, 26/28 September 2011. In order to support the development of WFD compliant methods on the use of phytobenthos and macrophytes for WFD ecological status assessment, a training workshop was held...
  • Munich, 29/30 March 2012. To make steps towards the elaboration of a Climate Adaptation Strategy, a workshop was organised by lead country Germany and the ICPDR Secretariat. This followed a process...
  • Timişoara, 21/22 February 2012. Cooperation on navigation is already ongoing and has now been launched for hydropower: efforts are needed in creating win-win situations and benefits for all actors...
  • Vienna, 4/5 September 2012. The ICPDR held a workshop on river and habitat continuity to support the ongoing developments in the implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive and related...
  • Brussels, 15 November 2012. The European Commission presented a "Blueprint to safeguard Europe's waters", a strategy for ensuring that enough good quality water is available to meet...
  • Bucharest, 5-6 November 2012. The Danube and Tisza River Basin Management Plans require a dialogue between stakeholders from the agricultural and water management sectors. To facilitate this, a...

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