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Announcing FLOODrisk2020 conference

Posted by Kinga Perge, Monday, 14th January 2019 @ 1:15 pm
Announcing FLOODrisk2020
31 August - 4 September 2020, Budapest

4th European Conference on Flood Risk Management

Science and practice for an uncertain future

Addressing climate change adaptation in transnational regions in Europe

Posted by Kinga Perge, Wednesday, 19th December 2018 @ 8:27 am
Addressing climate change adaptation in transnational regions in Europe
The European Environment Agency (EEA) published on-line the EEA Briefing "Addressing climate change adaptation in transnational regions in Europe", which gives an up-to-date state of play of how European countries and macro-regions are working together in adapting to climate change impacts, some of which are considered climate change ‘hot spots’ – most vulnerable to changes.

Danube Transnational Programme Thematic event

Posted by Kinga Perge, Tuesday, 18th December 2018 @ 9:48 am
Danube Transnational Programme Thematic event
Danube Transnational Programme Thematic event on Water management – flood prevention and environmental risk, Natural and cultural heritage, Energy was held in Prague on 14th December 2018. The meeting focused on the 3rd Call of the DTP and its specific objectives related to PA2 (energy), PA4 (water pollution) and PA5 (environmental risks).

The 14th Steering Group meeting of EUSDR Environmental risks priority area

Posted by Kinga Perge, Tuesday, 18th December 2018 @ 8:55 am
The 14th Steering Group meeting of European Union Strategy for Danube Region Environmental risks priority area
The 14th Steering Group meeting of European Union Strategy for Danube Region (EUSDR) Environmental risks priority area (PA5) took place in Budapest, organized by the Hungarian coordination of the EUSDR on 5-6 December 2018. Beyond the delegates of the Danube countries, also Observers (ICPDR, GWP CEE, Carpathian Convention, EUSDR PA4), the newDanube Strategy Point and the representative of the DTP Joint Secretariat took part the meeting. Furthermore, 10 PA5 related projects were presented by the relevant managers.

EU level workshop on hydromorphology

Posted by Kinga Perge, Monday, 10th December 2018 @ 3:41 pm
International workshop on hydromorphology
Workshop on hydro-morphological measures under the Floods and Water Framework Directives was held between 4-5 December 2018 in Budapest, supported by Hungarian coordination of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region Environmental risks Priority Area.

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.