ICPDR initiates first International Workshop on Wastewater Management in the Danube River Basin

This initiative answers the need expressed by the countries of the Danube River Basin to more specifically deal with the multi-dimensional problem of the wastewater management under the ICPDR’s umbrella. The ICPDR reacted to the request of the countries and decided to get more active on the subject. In a first step, the countries identified the challenges they were facing and outlined potential topics to address further.
In a second step, countries agreed to organise a workshop aiming at bringing together the administration (national and local authorities) and utility sectors together with all relevant stakeholders for joint discussions on the following three pillars:

  • Investment & Financing
  • Management & Operation
  • Innovation & Technology 

The anticipated goal of the workshop is to achieve a clear concept of the roles and responsibilities for all stakeholders involved and to identify the necessary further steps towards sustainable management of wastewater infrastructure and services. Moreover, the workshop will provide the participants with a platform to identify, share and discuss best practices and cost-efficient solutions in wastewater management.

Attendance to the workshop is free of charge but registration is mandatory. The invitation letter and supporting information can be found on the event page.

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