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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!

The next pirate attack against waste on the Tisza River

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Thursday, 2nd August 2018 @ 9:56 am
The next pirate attack against waste on the Tisza River
THE NEXT PIRATE ATTACK AGAINST WASTE - The sixth Plastic Cup is starting on 4th of August. The JOINTISZA project will also launch a boat, having the EU Strategy for the Danube Region PA4 and PA5 colleagues also on board. (Press Release of Plastic Cup)

Invitation - 7th ASEM Sustainable Development Dialogue - REGISTRATION IS OPENED

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Tuesday, 3rd July 2018 @ 9:48 am
Invitation - 7th ASEM Sustainable Development Dialogue - REGISTRATION IS OPENED
Hungary will host the 7th ASEM Sustainable Development Dialogue on “Sustainable and Integrated Water Management in the 21st century – addressing imminent challenges”, a high-profile event to be held between 11 and 12 September 2018 in Budapest. The aim of the two-day event is to promote the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and targets related to water and sanitation, as well as to achieve progress on the implementation of the Danube-Mekong Cooperation Initiative launched by Hungary in 2012.