Agenda

08.30 - 09.15 Registration of participants
09.15 - 09.45 Opening session
  • Mihai Busuioc, General Secretary - Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration (Romania)
  • Marco Onida, EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) Coordinator – DG for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
  • Imre Csalagovits, Head of DTP Managing Authority
09.45 - 10.45 Introductory presentations:
  • Brief presentation of the Danube Transnational Programme
    Alessandra Pala, Head of DTP Joint Secretariat
  • Transnational Water Management, Use and Valorisation in the Danube region: needs and challenges
    Karl Schwaiger, Acting Water Director - Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (Austria)
10.45 - 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 - 12.45 Parallel workshops:
Transnational Water Management: An integrated theme for transnational cooperation in the Danube region

WS1 - Innovative solutions for Transnational Water Management
Expert: Ciprian Nanu - Business Development Group, Eastern Europe Desk of EIP Water Secretariat
WS2 - Transnational Water Management for a sustainable future
Expert: Gheorghe Constantin, Director of Directorate for Water Resources Management - Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests (Romania)
WS3 - Environmentally-friendly transport systems: waterborne transport
Experts: Gert-Jan Muilerman and Cristina Cuc, Coordinators of PA1a of the EUSDR (To improve mobility and intermodality – Inland waterways)
WS4 - Strengthening transnational multi-level governance for better Water Management
Expert: Rudolph Schicker, Co-coordinator of PA10 of the EUSDR (To step up institutional capacity and cooperation)

12.45 - 14.00 Time to visit the Partner search area and networking
Buffet lunch
14.00 - 14.40 Conclusions of the Parallel workshops
14.40 - 15.30 Overview of current financial instruments on Transnational Water Management
Zsuzsanna Kocsis-Kupper, PA4 Coordination Team of the EUSDR (To restore and maintain the quality of waters)
15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 - 16.45 Danube Transnational Programme as a financial instrument for the Danube region
Technical requirements and expectations, supporting tools and bodies
Simona Ene, Programme Manager - DTP Joint Secretariat
16.45 - 17.00 Final remarks and farewell


Moderation: Eloy Gómez Girón, Communication Officer – DTP Joint Secretariat

is an EU funded programme to promote economic, social and territorial cohesion in the Danube Region. It comprises 14 countries (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany – Baden-Württemberg and
Bavaria-, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bosnia and
Herzegovina,
Moldova, Montenegro,
Serbia and Ukraine
– partly).

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DTP Kick-off event 2015

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