Workshop n°2 - Danube Region

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AGENDA
The 2nd Danube Region Workshop
23-24 June 2014
Venue: Ibis Gara De Nord Hotel, 143, Calea Grivitei Sector 1 Bucharest, Romania

 

The aim of the regional workshop is:

  • to further support regional NWRM network of practitioners and interested parties within the Danube River Basin, complemented by an EU-wide web-based discussion forum that will establish links and synergies between the different regional networks;
  • to further promote potential role NWRMs can play in future WFD, FD or adaptation plans and strategiesthroughout the Danube River Basin;
  • to link current activities at national, regional and basine wide level with the Common Implementation Strategy (CIS) process; linking to existing collective initiatives and networks of experts, water managers and stakeholders
  • to exchange experiences related to the NWRMs and learn about the current status and planned progress of developing and implementing a strategy and action plan on water management;
  • to identify the needs of authorities and key stakeholders regarding the preparation of the second WFD management cycle and the development of the 2nd DRBM Plan.

 Organizer:

  • The Regional Environmental Center (REC)

Support:

  • REKK Kft (REKK Inc.) (Hungary)
  • ACTeon (France)

 22/23.06.2014

Arrival will be during June 22/23, 2014. Participants arriving by plane or train will be collected at Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport / railway station and transferred in groups to the Hotel

 

Monday, June 23, 2014

13:00

Arrival and registration of participants

 

13:30

Welcome and introductory statements

Chair: Ms. Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC

Ms Anamaria Stroia, Director of CO Romania, Regional Environmental Center (REC)

Mr Mihai Costache, Senior Adviser, Department for Waters, Forestry and Fishery ROMANIA

Mr Vladimir Rojanschi, Professor, Ecological University Bucharest

Ms Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC (Opening remarks, goals of the meeting and introduction of participants)

14:00

1.    Why NWRM

Chair: Mr. Benoît FRIBOURG-BLANC, OIEAU, FR

Quick summary to NWRM initiative

Mr Benoît FRIBOURG-BLANC, OIEau, Fr

Benefits of NWRM for water resources management

Prof. Čedo Maksimović, PhD, Imperial college, London, Department of Civil Engineering, London, UK

Discussion

15:00

Coffee break

15:30

2.    How the NWRM project helps, results & deliverables

Chair: Ms. Anamaria Stroia, REC-CO RO

Overview feedback on current state of the NWRM project

Mr. Benoît FRIBOURG-BLANC, OIEAU, FR

The Danube Region - What do the Case Studies show?

Ms. Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC

NWRM & WFD/FD – Opportunities for the Danube Region to provide ecosystem based economic gains

Mr Gábor Ungvári, REKK, HU

Discussion

 

16:30

3.   Observations from stakeholders and observers

Chair: Mr Gábor Ungvári, REKK, HU

Comana case study

Ms Daniela Peicea, Giurgiu County council

Experience in torrents management in Romiani

Ms Daniel Mihai Nita, Transylvania University Brasov

Lessons on technical and procedural aspects regarding NWRM and recommendations for way forward (a Stakeholders/NGO point of view)

Wetland Management

Danube floodplain restoration projects in Romania

Ms Maria Cheveresan, DHI Romania

Cristian Tetelea, WWF

Mr Ventzislav Vassilev REC Bulgaria

Ms Mateja Sepec Jersic REC Slovania

Bogdan Barbu/ Imola Koszta, REC

All participants are invited to express interest to contribute

Discussion

18:00

Conclusions of Day 1

REC

19:30

Joint dinner

 

 

Tuesday, June 2, 2014

9:30

4.    Multi-benefits of NWRM


Chair: Ms. Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC

Blue-Green Dream Project

Prof. Čedo Maksimović, PhD, Imperial college, London, Department of Civil Engineering, London, UK

Natural water retention measures and sustainable agriculture practice

Financing opportunities in water management, programming period 2014-2010

Ms Mihaela Popovici, International expert


Ms Madalina Illiuta, Ministry for European Funds, Romania

Discussion

10:15

5.    Thematic Group Sessions

Agriculture & Forestry
Enescu A conference room

Chair: Ms Mihaela Popovici
Co-chair : Ms Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC

Urban Areas
Shopin conference room

Chair: Prof. Čedo Maksimović
Co-chair : Ms Anamaria Stroia REC Romania

Natural Areas
Enerscu B conference room

Chair: Mr Gábor Ungvári, REKK, HU
Co-chair : Mr Ventzislav Vassilev REC Bulgaria

12:00

Coffee break

12:15

6.    Building common understanding

Chair: Mr Gábor Ungvári, REKK, HU

 

Reporting from the TGs

the TGSs presenters
(to be selected by the TGs members)

 

Discussion on key lessons learned and future steps in support of the NWRM implementation

Ms Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC &
Mr Gábor Ungvári, REKK, HU

 

Discussion

13:00

Closure of the Workshop

Chair: Ms. Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC

13:00

Travel costs reimbursement

13:00

Lunch

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