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  • Vienna, 29 September 2009. 15 year-old Vasyl Vataman from Ukraine has won the International Danube Art Master 2009 Competition. The winning submission was created shows a miniaturist recreation of...
  • Valencia, 27 September 2009. Executive Secretary of the ICPDR, Philip Weller, explained today his experience in river management in the Danube River Basin at the AER Summer School being held in the...
  • Danube Basin, 26 June 2009. The joint responsibility for the river’s water and resources by all countries and communities is the focus of the 6th Danube Day on 29 June. The highlight is the ICPDR...
  • Vienna, 4 May 2009. Borealis, a leading provider of innovative, value-creating plastics solutions, has joined the Business Friends of the Danube partnership, an initiative to protect the resources...
  • Vienna, 27 January 2009. Slovakia takes over the Presidency of the ICPDR for the year 2009 at a ceremony held today. Olga Srsnova, General Director of the Division of Waters and Energy Sources at the...
  • Vienna, 10 December 2008. Three photographers have won the ‘IFN Master Photographer 2008’ titles of honour in the IFN Photo Championship 2008 competition, entitled “The Danube and its Tributaries”.
  • Perth, 1 September 2008. The ICPDR has been included in a stunning new publication entitled `River Journeys´. The book recognises the founders and winners from ten years of the `Thiess Riverprize´.
  • Maribor, 24 September 2008. A “Declaration concerning common approaches to water management, flood protection, hydropower utilization and nature and biodiversity conservation in the Drava River Basin...
  • Vienna, 13 October 2008. Two Slovak children have won the ‘International Danube Art Master 2008’ competition. The International Master is selected from the winners of the national ‘Danube Art Master...
  • Vienna, 11 September 2008 – The Danube and its tributaries are becoming cleaner, the ICPDR announced today, presenting the scientific results of the Joint Danube Survey 2 (JDS2) - possibly the world’...
  • Vienna, 2 June 2008 – Can the Danube still be saved? With the presentation of the Business Friends of the ICPDR responded with a “clear yes” to this specific question. Renowned Austrian and...
  • Vienna, 11 March 2008 - The first-ever `Joint Statement on Guiding Principles for the Development of Inland Navigation and Environmental Protection in the Danube River Basin´ was launched today. The...
  • Vienna, 10 March 2008 - The first international system for forecasting Danube floods and providing an early flood warning was launched today by the ICPDR and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the...
  • Vienna, 21 January 2008 – Serbia today took over the Presidency of the ICPDR for the year 2008. The handover was made during an official ceremony hosted by the outgoing Presidency, Romania, at the...
  • Vienna, 9 November 2007 – Four Hungarian children have won the ‘International Danube Art Master 2007’ competition, announced Philip Welller, Executive Secretary of the International Commission for...
  • Belgrade, 11 October 2007 - The five ministers responsible for water management in Ukraine, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and Serbia announced their support for actions protecting the Tisza River Basin...
  • Mississippi Basin, 1 August 2007. An ICPDR and ISRBC delegation has visited Mississippi River Commission
  • Vienna, 4 September 2007 - The ICPDR has won the Australian $300,000 (approx. 180,000 Euro) International Thiess Riverprize 2007 for excellence in water management in the Danube River Basin. The...
  • Vienna, 28 September 2007 - The Joint Danube Survey 2 today concluded its river research expedition for 2007, and reached its final stop in Tulcea, Romania. The survey was launched mid-August...
  • Vienna, 31 July 2007. The groundbreaking cooperation on integrated river basin management, led by the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) has been nominated as a...

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