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Transnational project for enhanced flood forecasting along the Danube

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Thursday, 20th September 2018 @ 10:25 am
Transnational project for enhanced flood forecasting along the Danube
DAREFFORT project held its first event in Budapest on 13-14th of September in 2018 which combined the public kick-off meeting and the first partner meeting with the so called "Data Providers Conference". The three-year project – realized from more than 1.35 million euros – aims at synchronizing and unifying the hydrological data information system for the water catchment area of the Danube.

An entire week in the spirit of transcontinental sustainable water management

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Sunday, 16th September 2018 @ 1:02 pm
An entire week in the spirit of transcontinental sustainable water management
The 7th ASEM Sustainable Development Dialogue on “Sustainable and Integrated Water Management in the 21st century – addressing imminent challenges” and the 3rd Eurasian Water Conference was held in Budapest at the second week of September 2018 and brought together water management experts from the Danube region and Asia.

JRC manifestation of interest for a reimbursed participation at the EUSDR Annual Forum

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Thursday, 23rd August 2018 @ 12:40 pm
JRC manifestation of interest for a reimbursed participation at the EUSDR Annual Forum
The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission is offering pre-paid travel and accommodation to researchers/experts from Albania, Bosnia and Hercegovina, FYROM, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine to participate in the 7th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, taking place on 18-19 October 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The JOINTISZA international boat won the VI. Plastic Cup

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Wednesday, 22nd August 2018 @ 1:00 pm
The JOINTISZA international boat won the VI. Plastic Cup
The PLASTIC CUP is a Hungarian civil initiative of Termeszetfilm.hu nature film making society for the cleaning of the Tisza river. With the aim to call the attention to the growing problem of plastic pollution of our water resources, the Cup itself is a real 10-days environmental action towards cleaning the floodplain area of the river. In 2018 – altogether for the sixth occasion – the waste picking race took place between 4 –12 August 2018 on a 74 km long section of the river from Szatmárcseke to Tiszamogyorós. It was combined with a pre-race started in Transcarpathia (Ukraine) few days before the Cup. The international crew of the JOINTISZA boat won the competition where all together 10 tonnes of waste was collected by 400 participants.

PA5 youth advocacy - climate change, innovation in water management

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Wednesday, 15th August 2018 @ 4:41 pm
Climate change, innovation in water management - PA5 youth advocacy
The Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe organized summer school was held in Warsaw, Poland (July 2018) to support youth experts preparing their message to the climate summit UNFCCC COP24 (Katowice, 12/2018).
PA5 Hungarian coordination took part on the last two days of the event to help the dialogue between young leaders and policy-makers on water and climate change policies.

Open registration - 7th EUSDR Annual Forum (18-19 October 2018, Sofia)

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Thursday, 2nd August 2018 @ 10:13 am
Open registration - 7th EUSDR Annual Forum (18-19 October 2018, Sofia)
Registration for the 7th Annual Forum of the Danube Strategy is now open. We kindly invite you to register for the event, join the discussions and get in contact with the PA5 coordination!