News Archive

  • 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...
  • Vienna, 17 July 2012. The “Business Friends of the Danube” will hold their annual meeting with a special viewing of the documentary film “The Danube – Amazon of Europe” in Vienna on July 17.
  • Budapest, 23 March 2012. The role of leading companies in contributing to the conservation and protection of water and freshwater eco-systems in the Danube River Basin were discussed at an...
  • Danube Basin, 29 July 2012. The official website of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River, www.icpdr.org, was re-launched just in time for the annual celebration of...
  • Danube Basin, 29 June 2012. Laughing children, tours with wildlife guides, open days at water research facilities: Danube Day is colourful and diverse. On June 29, you can join tens of thousands of...
  • Bucharest, 9/10 July 2012. A symposium and roundtable held in Bucharest will deal with the interaction between business, water and wetlands. The event, organised by the ICPDR, Ramsar Convention and...
  • Istanbul, 21 April 2012. The Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution (Bucharest Convention) celebrated its 20th Anniversary. Since the signing in Bucharest, the Convention has...

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