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Cooperation between EUSDR PA5 and the Carpathian Convention

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Monday, 29th January 2018 @ 2:23 pm
Cooperation between EUSDR PA5 and the Carpathian Convention
A Memorandum of Understanding document have been signed by the representatives of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region Priority Area 5 (Environmental risks) and the Carpathian Convention during the 12nd Steering Group Meeting of PA5 in Vienna on the 13rd of December 2017.

3rd EUREKA Danube Region Call will open for R+D projects

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Wednesday, 3rd January 2018 @ 9:15 am
3rd EUREKA Danube Region Call will open for R+D projects
Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania are announcing the 3rd EUREKA Danube Call for Proposals for joint R&D projects, focusing on developing innovative products and applications in all technological and application areas. Applicants are expected to develop ready to market solutions or projects and each consortium should submit their proposals by 28 March 2018.

FIRE-IN project is looking for associated experts

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Tuesday, 2nd January 2018 @ 2:13 pm
FIRE-IN project is looking for associated experts
Became the member of a European-wide network of Fire & Rescue professionals and apply for an associated expert position within the FIRE-IN project. You will be able to participate project workshops and discussions, share your ideas and you will be informed on the latest and future developments in research, innovation and standardisation!

Promoting cost-efficient flood risk reduction via green infrastructure solutions.

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Friday, 15th December 2017 @ 10:13 am
Promoting cost-efficient flood risk reduction via green infrastructure solutions.
Investing in ‘green infrastructure’ like restoring floodplains or wetlands to bolster flood prevention not only generates more environmental and socio-economic benefits, especially in the long term, but also lowers the amount of financial investment needed to defend against damaging floods. This is the conclusion of a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report published in November 2017, which assesses the green options available in building climate resilience in wake of the increased risk posed by river flooding.

EUSDR PA5 12th Steering Group Meeting

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Tuesday, 28th November 2017 @ 5:32 pm
EUSDR PA5 12th Steering Group Meeting
EUSDR PA5 SG Meeting will be held back-to-back with the ICPDR 20th Ordinary Meeting in order to report the progress and project supporting activities since February 2017 and to discuss future directions and new project initiatives in a broader context.

Discussion on climate and disaster risk reduction

Posted by Viktor Oroszi, Friday, 24th November 2017 @ 11:23 am
Discussion on climate and disaster risk reduction
Interact III Programme organized the joint meeting of coordinators on climate and disaster risk reduction from all four macro-regional strategies of EU to exchange practices and experiences in implementation of their tasks. Furthermore, the meeting addressed the question of key areas of cooperation and closer coordination between climate change and civil security experts across macro-regions and Interreg programmes.