(Press Release) JDS4 Reports Published: The Most Comprehensive River Survey in the World In Two Publications
VIENNA – 29 April 2021. Coordinated with the ICPDR, many hundreds of experts in the countries of the Danube River Basin as well as other actors engaged in the fourth Joint Danube Survey – JDS4 – in 2019 and 2020. The final results have now been published and made available to the public and scientific communities online.
Public Consultation on Draft River Basin and Flood Risk Management Plans 2021
Vienna, 31 March 2021. The Danube River Basin Management Plan and Danube Flood Risk Management Plan Update 2021 are now published for public consultation!
Your comments can be sent until 30th September 2021.
(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.
ICPDR Prepares for First Fully Online Public Consultation Process
Following the ICPDR's Ordinary Meeting on 15th & 16th December 2020, the updates to the Danube River Basin Management Plan (DRBMP) and Danube Flood Risk Management Plan (DFRMP) scheduled for 2021 are continuing.
(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.
Rural Wastewater Workshop: Beyond Utility Reach?
On 19-20th January 2021, the ICPDR co-hosted an online workshop on rural wastewater management with the World Bank and the Danube Water Program.
(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.
NextGenerationEU: State of the Union Address Reveals New Green Funds for the EU
VIENNA, 17 September – At yesterday's State of the Union address, Ursula von der Leyen – President of the European Commission – outlined a vision for Europe to emerge stronger than ever from 2020's pandemic crisis. NextGenerationEU is a new kind of recovery plan; a once in a lifetime opportunity for change, with a focus on becoming green, digital and more resilient.
(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.