DRP FINAL SEMINAR
Bucharest, 21. - 22. February 2007
4 Nicolae Balcescu, blv.
Tel: + 40 21 314 87 / Fax: + 40 21 312 08 85
direct link: Hotel Intercontinental in Bucharest
The objectives of this Seminar are to present and get feedback from the Danube countries on the key achievements, lessons learned and follow-up activities of the UNDP/GEF Danube Regional Project .
The Project Final Seminar will be followed by a High Level Ministerial Meeting, where a new Declaration on the Enhancement of Cooperation, in relation to the Danube Protection Convention and Black Sea Convention, will be adopted. A press release on this event will be available on 23rd February 2007.
Format of Seminar
Following introductions and background information, a short presentation will be made by the DRP on the six project themes:
- River Basin Management;
- Agriculture and Diffuse Pollution;
- Industrial and Municipal Activities;
- Public Participation and Awareness Raising;
- Institutional Strengthening.
Each DRP presentation will be followed by a short response from the beneficiary countries and the ICPDR Secretariat on how the DRP's activities and outputs have been of benefit to their work on pollution reduction and transboundary co-operation.
The second day of the seminar is more devoted to future issues and challenges within the Danube River Basin and identifying how work initiated by the DRP can be channelled to assistance in identifying solutions to these problems.
Material Available for Final Seminar
The following material will be available for participants at the DRP's Final Seminar:
- Overview report;
- '15 years of Managing the Danube River Basin, 1991 - 2006';
- Fact Sheets on DRP products and activities;