DTP - PA4 PAC project

DTP - PA4 PAC project

 

PA 04 Water Quality

EUSDR Priority Area 4 (PA4) “Maintain and restore the quality of waters” supports the activities - the Safeguard Europe’s Water Resources, assistance in implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) and the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD), improvement of fish migration,  promotion of measures addressing agricultural pollution, facilitation of sub-basin activities.

PA4 provides assistance in project generation, partnership search, networking and dissemination. Furthermore, it deepens synergies with water protection organizations, such as the ICPDR and the Sava Commission.

Specific PA4 activities will be financed by: Danube Transnational Programme under specific objective 'Support to the Governance and Implemantation of the EUSDR'.

Project duartion: 2017-2019 (36 months)

Project partners: 2 ERDF partner 1 ASP

Lead partner: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Hungary

Project total budget: 352,857.00 €

The project will focus on the following target groups: PA4 Steering Group Members, National Authorities focusing on water management issues, international organisations and other interested stakeholders, NGOs related to water quality.
 
As the result of the transnational cooperation specific actions of the EUSDR PA4 Roadmap will be implemented and the cooperation between relevant target groups will be further strengthened. The project partners will work with close cooperation with relevant international organisations (ICPDR will be an ASP within the project) and the Sava Commission, Carpathian Conventions, GWP-CEE , WWF will also be involved in the activities.

Results, Outcomes, Event organised in the frame of the project

5 July 2017, Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary - International Side event on “Flood Protection and Water Management Related Issues”

14th Steering Group meeting of water quality priority area was successfully organised (16-17 October 2017, Budapest, Hungary)

Special issue of Hungarian Hydrological Bulletin - focuses on water quality and environmental risks - is published (the bulletin was disseminated in the frame of the 6th Annual Forum)

Stakeholder Seminar on EUSDR Pillar B gave valuable overview on environmental issues (17 October 2017, Budapest, Hungary)

PA4 Brochure has been published and disseminated in the frame of the EUSDR Pillar B Seminar and 6th Annual Forum. The brochure can be dowloaded from here.

Capitalisation workshop on DTP Thematic Pole on water management has been organised jointly by DTP and PA4 in the frame of the 6th Annual Forum on 19 October 2017. More information is available here.

Workshop on funding opportunities has been organised jointly by DTP and PA4 in the frame of the 6th Annual Forum on 19 October 2017. More information is available here.

15th Steering Group meeting of water quality priority area was successfully organised on 18-19 April 2018, In Budapest, Hungary. More information and related documents are available here.

First macro regional workshop on water, organised on 19-20 April 2018, in Budapest, Hungary in cooperation with INTERACT. Information is available here.

NEW PA4 leaflet on water related financing is being published in June 2018. The Brochure can be downloaded from here.

Members of EUSDR PA4 and PA5 organised the international Danube Day event on 28 June 2018, in Budapest, Hungary. The event was financed by the JOINTISZA project. Related article is available here.

Member of EUSDR PA4 participated on the Danube Day event of Zakarpattya on 29-30 June, 2018. Related news is available here.

Upcoming events:

WFD Art 4.7 Workshop will be organised on 12 September 2018, in Bratislava, Slovakia.

16th Steering Group meeting will be organised back to back with the ICPDR RBM Expert Group meeting on 24-25 October 2018, in Bratislava, Slovakia.

7th Annual Forum will be organised in 18-19 October 2018, In Sofia, Bulgaria.

The DTP-PA4 PAC1 project team members are continuously participating in the water management thematic pole events. Related information can be found under relevant projects' information as follows:

DTP-JOINTISZA project information can be seen here.

DTP-Measures project information can be visited here.