(Press Release) World Water Day 2021: valuing the water of our shared basin
VIENNA, 22 March 2021 – World Water Day 2021 is focusing on valuing water and celebrating this precious resource we work to protect.
(Press Release) Montenegro takes over ICPDR Presidency from Moldova for 2021
VIENNA, 26 January 2021 (International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River) – As Montenegro is taking over the annual Presidency of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) in 2021, incoming President Momčilo Blagojević described the bold aims for his forthcoming term at the online event: finalizing the Danube River Basin and Flood Risk Management Plan Updates, emphasizing the public consultation process backing up both plans, plus focusing on strengthening Montenegro’s involvement in ICPDR expert and task groups.
(Press Release) Danube Art Master Competition 2020: Winners announced
VIENNA, 16th December 2020 – The environmental Art competition, “Danube Art Master” is delighted to have received a surprisingly large number of artworks submitted in 2020, despite taking place under truly exceptional circumstances.
(Press Release) Living Danube Partnership wins "Partnership of the Year" Award from Reuters
Vienna, 8th October 2020 - The Partnership of the Year Award goes to Coca-Cola for its Living Danube Partnership with WWF-CEE and the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River. The award was presented at today’s online Reuters Responsible Business Awards 2020.
(Press Release) Danube Day 2020: “Discover Danube!”
Vienna, 29th June 2020 - Danube Day 2020 will be moving online this year, due to the uncertainty, necessary border-closures, and quarantine measures stemming from the global COVID-19 pandemic. Under normal circumstances, on 29th June we invite more than eighty million people in the14 Danube countries to celebrate Danube Day, and learn and experience the waters of the world’s most international river basin.
(Press Release) World Water Day 2020: the ICPDR adapts to Climate Change
VIENNA, 22 March 2020 (International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River) – World Water Day 2020 is focusing on how Climate Change policy must put water first.
Moldova takes over ICPDR Presidency for 2020 from Hungary
VIENNA, 31 January – Embassy of Hungary in Austria
As Moldova takes over the annual Presidency of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) today, incoming President Dorin Andros is setting the chief goals and highest priorities for his term: improving cooperation and collaboration between ICPDR members, putting focus on non-EU members, reducing water pollution in the Danube River Basin, crossing sectorial divides, and strengthening resilience to the effects of climate change are at the top of President Andros’ to-do list.
Press Release: Danube Day 2019 (3.85 MB)Danube Day 2019: “Get active for a safer Danube”
(Press Release) Danube Art Master Competition 2019: Winners announced
VIENNA, 8th October 2019 - In a vintage year for young creativity in the Danube River Basin, the judges of the Danube Art Master competition found it especially challenging to pick a winner. Therefore, in 2019 there are three equal winners in the overall artwork category – Austria, Croatia, and Serbia – plus one winner for the video category, the video entry from Croatia.
(Press Release) Danube Day 2019: “Get active for a Safer Danube”
VIENNA, 29 June – Eighty-one million people in all 14 Danube countries are invited to ‘Get active for a safer Danube’ on 29 June as part of the celebrations for the 14th annual Danube Day.