News Archive

  • Brussels, 20 August 2015. Boosting innovation and entrepreneurship, preserving the natural and cultural assets of the Danube region, improving the connectivity and supporting the shift towards a low-...
  • Danube Basin, 23 July 2015. For over six months, stakeholders of the Danube were called to share their views on the draft management plans for the Danube River Basin. As of 22 July, the public...
  • Zagreb, 3 July 2015. Today, the ICPDR Stakeholder Conference “Voice of the Danube” has convened in the Croatian capital. Over 80 stakeholders from a broad range of backgrounds stood the heat and...
  • Danube Basin, 29 June 2015. Tens of thousands of people are joining in to celebrate Danube Day 2015 in the spirit of "Get active!". A cheerful occasion that highlights by how much the...
  • Vienna, 22 March 2015. Just in time for this year's World Water Day, the Joint Danube Survey 3 Final Scientific Report was published today.
  • Vienna, 22 May 2015. Friends and stakeholders of the Danube: get active! A new ICPDR video clip calls you to actively contribute your view on the Danube River. Watch the video here.
  • Danube Basin, 6 May 2015. The ICPDR Stakeholder Consultation Workshop will take place in Zagreb (Croatia) on 2/3 July 2015. Registration has officially ended, but there are still places available -...
  • Vienna, 28 April 2015. A study on plastics in the Danube that is unique in Europe calculates that about 40 tonnes of plastic are carried away from Austria through the River Danube each year. Most of...
  • Brussels, 9 March 2015. The European Commission has published the 4th interim report to the European Parliament and Council on the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and Floods Directive...
  • Vienna, 17 February 2015. The International RiverFoundation is calling for applications for the 2015 IRF European Riverprize, which it describes as Europe’s most esteemed award for the restoration,...
  • Vienna, 5 February 2015. Following a ceremonial passing of a bottle with Danube water at the Ordinary Meeting last December, Mr. Dražen Kurečić has now formally taken office as ICPDR President 2015.
  • Vienna, 17 December 2014. The Danube River Basin Management Plan Update 2015 and the 1st Flood Risk Management Plan for the DRB are published here for comments until 22 July 2015.
  • Vienna, 10 December 2014. Croatia will take over the ICPDR Presidency 2015. In the frame of the 17th Ordinary Meeting of the commission, incoming president Mr. Drazen Kurecic received a bottle of...
  • Belene, 18 November 2014. WWF has released some 5,000 sterlets into the Danube River today as part of a 50,000-strong sturgeon restocking programme. This is the first restocking of endangered...
  • Vienna, 3 November 2014. The ICPDR is looking for a Finance Administration Officer for its Permanent Secretariat in Vienna. Here you find the Terms of Reference of the position as well as further...
  • Vienna, 28 October 2014. The IRF European Riverprize 2014 was awarded to the Austrian stretch of the River Mur. All three finalists were from the Danube River Basin.
  • Vienna, 24 October 2014. The final event of the SEE River Project will be integrated with next week's 6th European River Restoration Conference at Vienna’s TechGate. The final publication of SEE...
  • Bremen/Leipzig, 24 September 2014. The photographer André Künzelmann was awarded the “Deutscher Preis für Wissenschaftsfotografie”, a prestigious award for science photography for a photo essay on...
  • Bratislava, 18 September 2014. Moldavian children have won the „International Danube Art Master 2014“ competition, as the ICPDR and Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe (GWP CEE)...
  • Canberra, 16 September 2014. The International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR) won the 2014 Thiess International Riverprize. The award was presented in front of river professionals...

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