The project objective 2: "Capacity building and reinforcement of transboundary cooperation for the improvement of water quality and environmental standards in the Danube River Basin" is aimed at improvements and strengthening of the existing ICPDR tools and structures. On national level the project contributes to strengthening of national mechanisms for coordination and implementation nutrient reduction and pollution control measures.
Activities are related to the TNMN (Danube Water Quality Network), harmonization of water quality objectives for nutrients in the DRB and water quality standards for toxic substances, EMIS Inventory Harmonization (Danube pollution inventories), Accident Emergency Response (Danube Accident and Early Warning System) and the ICPDR Information System ? Danubis, as well as to strengthening of "Inter-ministerial Coordination Mechanisms." Essential part of this objective are capacity building trainings and workshops for the members of the Expert Group members and ICPDR Secretariat as well as financial support for the regular EG meetings.
The main components are: