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EUSDR Project Financing Conference

Posted by Heilmann Diána, Thursday, 20th April 2017 @ 7:33 pm
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, which is the main coordinating body of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region in Hungary is organising in 2017 a Project Financing Conference, which is aiming at to introduce practical information related to funding options and offer platform for networking among potential future project partners. The Conference language will be Hungarian.

1st technical meeting of the JOINTISZA project was held

Posted by Heilmann Diána, Thursday, 20th April 2017 @ 6:59 pm
1st technical meeting of the JOINTISZA project took place in 12-13 April 2017, at the Headquaters of the General Directorate of Water Management, in Hungary. The meeting main objective was to discuss the main project activities and harmonise the actions between the project partners.

Transnational Cooperation for Sustainable River Basin Management Conference

Posted by Heilmann Diána, Wednesday, 19th April 2017 @ 1:20 pm
Two major examples of water-related esprit de corps at the international level were showcased at the “Transnational Cooperation for Sustainable River Basin Management Conference”, in Budapest on April 11, 2017, at BME University (Building K, Díszterem).

DTP DanubeSediment towards improving sediment management

Posted by Heilmann Diána, Monday, 3rd April 2017 @ 9:04 am
In January 2017, the international DanubeSediment project was launched. Goal of the project is to improve the sediment management in the Danube River and its tributaries. The project is co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF and IPA). DanubeSediment ends on 30 June 2019.

INVITATION to the Conference on Transnational Cooperation for Sustainable River Basin Management

Posted by Heilmann Diána, Monday, 27th March 2017 @ 12:41 pm
The project Management Team of DanubeSediment and JOINTISZA projects are pleased to invite you to the Transnational Cooperation for Sustainable River Basin Management Conference, which will take place on April 11, 2017 in Building K, Díszterem, BME University in Budapest, Hungary.

OECD Study on water out- with case study on the Danube

Posted by Kocsis-Kupper Zsuzsanna, Friday, 24th March 2017 @ 10:59 am
OECD countries have struggled to adequately address diffuse water pollution. It is much easier to regulate point source industrial and municipal polluters than engage with a large number of farmers and other land-users where variable factors like climate, soil and politics come into play. But, as the report points out, the cumulative effects of diffuse water pollution can be devastating for human well-being and ecosystem health. Ultimately, they can undermine sustainable economic growth. The report also presents a risk-based policy framework to tackle this challenge. Innovative policy responses need to be replicated, adapted and scaled-up if they are to have an effect.