News Archive

  • 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 2012. 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...
  • Bratislava, 8 October 2012. Czech children have won the „International Danube Art Master 2012“ competition, as the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) and Global...
  • Melbourne, 9 October 2012. The Willamette River Initiative of Oregon, USA, was awarded the 2012 Thiess International Riverprize for excellence in river management by the International River...
  • Vienna, 8 October 2012. The partnership of International River Foundation, European Centre for River Restoration and ICPDR has announced the dates for the first award ceremony of the "IRF...
  • Regensburg, 27/28 November 2012. The first Annual Forum on the EU Strategy for the Danube Region will take place in Regensburg on 27 and 28 November 2012. It will deal with the question of how the...
  • Geneva, 17 March 2012. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (UNECE Water Convention), adopted...
  • Bucharest, 9 July 2012. The International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with General Electric (GE) International Inc....
  • Danube Basin, 27 June 2012. One year after the launch of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) and upon the occasion of Danube Day, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn, is...

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