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  • Apr 08, 2019 News in Ukraine

    EUWI+ Lectures: “The basis of economic analysis for the development of River Basin Management Plan” and “Information data exchange”

    On March 12, 2019 the EUWI+ experts held lectures “The basis of economic analysis for the development of River Basin Management Plan” and “Information data exchange” at the Qualification enhancement Centre for water institution employees. More than 100 representatives from State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine (SAWR) and River Basin Management Authorities came from different parts of Ukraine. It is a mean to…
  • Worshop on Water and Health
    Apr 08, 2019 News General Project

    Workshop on Water and Health - Synergies and joint implementation of the Protocol on Water and Health, related EU directives and SDGS in the Eastern Partnership Countries

    © UNECE 2019, Worshop on Water and Health. On 2 April 2019 a subregional workshop on Synergies and Joint Implementation of the Protocol on Water and Health, related EU Directives and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Eastern Partnership countries took place in Geneva within the framework of the EUWI+ project and with financial support of the European Union. The workshop brought together representatives…
  • Apr 05, 2019 News in Ukraine

    EU helps Ukraine provide quality GIS services

    On March 13, 2019 in the framework of the EUWI+ project, State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine signed an Agreement with International Office for Water (France) on internet-server procurement using EU funds to promote the improvement of data management on water resources. This equipment will be used to ensure the work of Geoportal of Water Resources of Ukraine (State Water Cadastre) for the development and…
  • Mar 29, 2019 News in Georgia

    Georgia: Children and Stakeholders celebrated World Water Day 2019 with EUWI+ – Press Review

    Water Day celebration process, EUWI+ project has organised the second consultation meeting with stakeholders on March, 21 in Bolnisi, Georgia. More than 50 participants including government representatives and local authorities, basin organisations, residential and business water users, NGOs and experts were there. The workshop was very participative with full discussion on the Khrami-Debed river basin management…
  • Mar 28, 2019 News in Ukraine

    Economic analysis for supporting River Basin Management in the spotlight at workshop for local teams and consultants. Ukraine, Kyiv - 27 and 28 March 2019

    The regional workshop, held in Kyiv on 27 and 28 March, was dedicated to the economic analysis required by the Water Framework Directive in the River Basin Management Plan. This analysis provides a baseline on which to build the river basin management plans and the recovery of costs of water services. This workshop aimed to support beneficiary teams and local consultant working on economic analysis for the 2 main…
  • Mar 25, 2019 News in Ukraine

    OPEN SPACE WORLD WATER DAY IN UKRAINE

    On March 22, the State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine jointly with the EUWI+ organized an interactive event for the youth of seven Kyiv schools. Children analyzed water quality in river samples from the Dnipro river basin and compared the results with untreated wastewaters and tap water by six parameters: pH, total hardness, carbonate hardness, nitrites, nitrates and chlorine. They also learned why marine and…
  • Mar 22, 2019 News in Ukraine

    Regional workshop on data processing and analysis for hydro-biologist, Kyiv, Ukraine

    Regional Workshop on data processing and analysis took place in Kyiv on March 21-22, 2019. Data processing and analysis is pre-requisite for the definition of reference conditions and class boundary setting in ecological classification methods. The objectives of the workshop were: To understand and master the steps from data collection to ESCS development To be able to calculate selected biological metrics To be…
  • Mar 22, 2019 News in Ukraine

    Involvement of the EUWI+ project into International Water Day in Ukraine - 22 March 2019

    On March 22, the State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine jointly with the European Union Water Initiative plus for Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) organized an interactive event for the youth of seven Kyiv schools. Children analyzed water quality in river samples from the Dnipro basin and compared the results with untreated wastewaters and tap water by six parameters: pH, total hardness, carbonate hardness, nitrites,…
  • Mar 15, 2019 News in Georgia

    EUWI+ in Georgia celebrates World Water Day

    Introduction Since 2010 UN has recognized that any human being has a right to have safe and clean drinking water that is vitally important. However, today, billions of people still live without safe water. Especially vulnerable groups are facing great problems: women, children, internally displaced persons and persons with disabilities. The World Water Day is celebrated on March 22 and the slogan of 2019 is "Do not…
  • Mar 14, 2019 News in Georgia

    Public Consultation for Khrami-Debed River Basin management plan in Georgia

    With the support of the “European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership” (EUWI+) project, the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, gathers together the experts and water stakeholders, as established by the European water framework directive, to seek their views on the futur for waters in the Khrami/Debed River on March 21, 2019. The consultation runs during one month from…
  • Mar 11, 2019 News in Armenia

    Public Consultation for Hrazdan and Sevan river Basin management plans in Armenia

    With the support of EUWI+ team, the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia organises the first public consultation on water challenges in Armenia, to seek the views of the public and the key actors on the future of water in Sevan Lake and Hrazdan River basins. The consultation runs during one month from 12 March to 12 April 2019. Why respond to the consultation? To guarantee good drinking water…
  • Mar 08, 2019 News in Republic of Moldova

    WATER CONFERENCE IN CHISINAU, MOLDOVA

    Water Water Day is celebrated to spread awareness of water, its importance in our daily life, how one can save water and to drink clean water for healthy life. On 22 March a Water Conference will be held under the auspices of the Ministry of Agricultures, Regional Development and Environment of the Republic of Moldova, Agency Apele Moldovei and Environmental Agency. The conference is supported by the ADA/SDC project…
  • Mar 08, 2019 News in Armenia

    WORLD WATER DAY CAMPAIGN IN ASHTARAK COMMUNITY -HRAZDAN RIVER BASIN, ARMENIA

    WWD campaign in Armenia will focus on the theme of “Leaving no one behind”. This is the essence of the commitment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which aims to allow all people in all countries to benefit from socio-economic development and to achieve the full realisation of human rights, without discrimination on the basis of gender, age, race, language, religion, political (or other) opinions,…
  • Mar 05, 2019 News in Armenia

    Training workshop on quality management for laboratory accreditation, 5 March 2019, Yerevan, Armenia

    The training workshop aims at harmonizing and improving the knowledge and understanding of quality management terms and principles and informs about the requirements of the new version of the EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017 standard and shows options for implementation. The training workshop addresses the designated partner laboratories in Armenia, in particular laboratory personnel responsible for set-up and implementation…
  • Feb 19, 2019 News in Armenia

    Armenia, National Stakeholder Consultation meeting on the Protocol on Water and Health and equitable access to water supply and sanitation in Armenia, Yerevan, 19 February 2019

    A National Stakeholder Consultation meeting on the UNECE/WHO Europe Protocol on Water and Health and equitable access to water supply and sanitation will be held on 19 February 2019 in the “Ani” Plaza Hotel, Yerevan within the framework of the European Water Initiative plus program. The meeting will be hosted by the Water Resources Management Agency of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia, the Ministry of…
  • Jan 31, 2019 News in Republic of Moldova

    2nd Workshop on the River Basin Management Plan, 31 Jan. 2019, Chisinau, Moldova

    On 31 January 2019, in Chisinau, Moldova, will held the 2nd workshop on River Basin Management Plan development for Danube Prut and Black Sea River District. It will take place at the Water Agency “Apele Moldovei”. The workshop dedicated to the river basin team gathering specialists from Integrated Water Resources Management Department of the Ministry ARDE, the “Apele Moldovei” Agency (AAM), the Agency for Geology…
  • Jan 10, 2019 News General Project

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  • Dec 24, 2018 News in Ukraine

    First modern analytical water quality laboratory for Ukraine

    22 December 2018 in frame of EU-funded project «EU Water Initiative+» (EUWI+) the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine and Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Service of State Service of Emergency Situations signed agreement with Environment Agency of Austria on purchase of equipment using EU funds to reinforce laboratory capacities and strengthen reforms in…
  • Dec 20, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Public Consultations on draft of new national targets (NT) under the Protocol on Water and Health UNECE Water Convention under support EUWI+ project - 19-20 Dec. 2018, Kyiv

    The updated National Targets were developed in close cooperation with the MENR, Ministry of Health and other organizations who form the Interdepartmental Working Group to coordinate the implementation of the Protocol on Water and Health. The NGO MAMA-86 is responsible for coordinating the work of experts and the process of involving stakeholders in the revision of the NT through consultations. On 19-20 December,…
  • Nov 30, 2018 News in Republic of Moldova

    Supporting by EUWI+ project, Moldova is ready to launch the modernization of its laboratories, 15-11-2018, Tbilisi, Georgia

    Moldova (Environment Agency of Moldova) and EUWI+ (Austrian Environment Agency, one of the EU Water Initiative's implementing partners) signed the 15 of November 2018 a framework agreement relating to the procurement of supply, works and service. This agreement permits, as for the six partner countries, to start tender procedure and to purchase in 2019 for labs modern equipment for improving monitoring of surface…
  • Nov 16, 2018 News in Belarus

    Dnieper River Basin Management Plan approved by the Basin Council, 25 Oct. 2018, Belarus

    The 2nd Dnieper River Basin Council was held in Gomel (Belarus) on 25 October 2018, in the presence of an Ukrainian delegation. One of the agenda item concerned Dnieper RBMP refined in the frame of EUWI+ project. In the official report, the Dnieper River Basin Council concluded: To approve the Dnieper River Basin Management Plan (RBMP), On the basis of the Water code of the Republic of Belarus, to recommend to the…
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    Nov 13, 2018 News in Georgia

    EU and Eastern Partnership countries review two years of EU support to the water sector, 2nd regional steering committee of EUWI+ 15 Nov. 2018, Tbilisi, Georgia,

    The “European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership” (EUWI+) held its 2nd Steering Committee meeting on 15 November 2018 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The meeting chaired by the European Commission brought together high-level officials from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, representing the partner countries, and implementing partners – OECD, UNECE and the…
  • Nov 07, 2018 News in Armenia

    Modernisation of Laboratories and Peer-to-peer Water Cooperation between Armenia and EU Member States. Yerevan, Armenia, 18 Oct. 2018.

    As of 2019, Armenian citizens will have access to more reliable information about the quality of the country's water resources. This will be possible due to the support provided by the European Union. In conjunction with the European Union Water Initiative Plus programme, an agreement on equipment procurement was signed between the Environment Agency Austria, one of the EU Water Initiative's implementing partners,…
  • Oct 23, 2018 News in Republic of Moldova

    Groundwater sampling training for Moldovan groundwater experts in the Agency of Geology and Mineral Resources. Moldova, 16/10/18.

    In the framework of the EU funded project European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI + 4 EaP) the Umweltbundesamt GmbH / Environmental Agency of Austria has organized a groundwater sampling training for Moldovan groundwater experts. The target audience was personnel, which is responsible for carrying out groundwater sampling within national groundwater monitoring activities. The training…
  • Oct 16, 2018 News in Republic of Moldova

    Groundwater sampling training for Moldovan groundwater experts in the Agency of Geology and Mineral Resources. Moldova, 16/10/18

    In the framework of the EU funded project European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI + 4 EaP) the Umweltbundesamt GmbH / Environmental Agency of Austria has organized a groundwater sampling training for Moldovan groundwater experts. The target audience was personnel, which is responsible for carrying out groundwater sampling within national groundwater monitoring activities. The training…
  • Oct 12, 2018 News in Republic of Moldova

    The very first Management Plan of the Danube-Prut and Black Sea Hydrographic Basin District has been approved

    The very first River Basin Management Plan (RBMP) for the Danube-Prut and Black Sea River Basin District, was approved by Governmental Decision of Republic of Moldova on 3 of October 2018. The plan was initially developed with the support of EU regional project "Transboundary River Basin Environmental Protection (EPIRB)" in 2016 and further updated with the help of EUWI plus East project in fruitful cooperation with…
  • Oct 09, 2018 News in Belarus

    Second Dnieper basin council, 25 Oct. 2018 in Gomel, Belarus

    The agenda will focus in particular on River Basin Management Plan submitted to approval, inventory of water objects, measures financing. Besides Belarusian representatives, officials of State Agency of Water Resources of Ukraine will participate to this meeting as well as representatives of EUWI+ project. Video "Cartoon on River basin and Basin council: PDF "Cartoon on River basin and Basin Council - EN"
  • Sep 24, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Ukraine introduces a new water monitoring system compliant with the EU Water Framework Directive

    Starting from 1 January 2019 Ukraine introduces a new water monitoring system compliant with the EU Water Framework Directive. The EU provides continuously a technical and methodological support for monitoring and sustainable water management in Ukraine and other EU neighbourhood countries: EUWI+ project will significantly improve by 2020 water monitoring infrastructures and processes in 6 partner countries through…
  • Sep 18, 2018 News in Ukraine

    I cleaned - Your turn! Hundred of bank cleans up all over Ukraine, in Moldova and Georgia

    A hundred of cleans up were held in Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia. A clean-up campaign in Azerbaijan which will be held at the end of September is next in line. Joint initiative of EUWI+ project, the Ministry of Ecology, State Water Agency and Ministry of Education led to a hundred of bank cleans up all over Ukraine with the main event at Dnipro in Kyiv as a part of International Clean Beach Day On September 15,…
  • Sep 14, 2018 News in Ukraine

    International Clean Beach Day: Clean-up event in Kyiv at Dnipro River - 15 September 2018

    On 15th of September the State Agency of Water Resources in cooperation with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine and the EU project “European Union Water Initiative plus for Eastern Partnership” (EUWI+) organizes a large clean up event in Kyiv, at Dnipro River, uniting different organizations, NGOs, children, students and locals. Highlights: Real restoration of beautiful bank of Dnipro together…
  • Sep 04, 2018 News in Azerbaïjan

    Public awareness campaign "Save the water" launched in Azerbaijan, Aug. 2018

    A new information mass media campaign on water saving and conservation of water resources was launched in Azerbaijan. The campaign is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources (MENR), with the EUWI+ support. Faced to the climate change the water resources scarcity is becoming ever more tangible. This was stated at a press conference on 30 August 2018 in the MENR. A video…
  • Sep 04, 2018 News in Belarus

    EUWI+ assists Belarus in strengthening technical cooperation in transboundary river basins

    In Belarus, all main river basins are transboundary. The Republic of Belarus is a Party to the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes and to the Protocol on Water and Health to the Convention. The Convention serves as a model for agreements and arrangements in the field of transboundary river basin management. All the countries neighboring Belarus are also…
  • Sep 03, 2018 News in Georgia

    Workshop Ecological classification of surface water bodies in EUWI+ pilot areas of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, 24 - 25 July 2018, Tbilisi, Georgia

    The Umweltbundesamt GmbH / Environmental Agency Austria organized in the framework of the EUWI+ a Workshop on Ecological classification of surface water bodies in EUWI+ pilot areas of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia which was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, on July 24 -25, 2018. The workshop: provided a repetition of the WFD principles in the light of practical implications, as the requirements for equipment depending on…
  • Jul 11, 2018 News in Belarus

    Constituent meeting of the Pripyat Basin Council in Belarus, 29 June 2018, Belarus

    A constituent meeting of the Pripyat Basin Council has been held on June 29, 2018 in Gomel, Belarus The Pripyat Basin Council, created by the Order of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Republic of Belarus of 21.06.2018, will act on an ongoing basis. It consists of representatives of state government at the national level, including also the Ministry of Housing and Communal Services and the Ministry of…
  • Jul 10, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Dnipro Day 2018: Results of campaign for P-free detergents

    On 7th of July a large-scale, emotional celebration of Dnipro Day took place in Kyiv. It was also the time to share the results of the social media campaign aimed at prevention of the Dnipro blossoming by blue-green algae. Some background: The “blooming” of the Dnipro River is due to excessive growth of blue-green algae in the water. One of the main reasons for this is the use of phosphorus-containing detergents…
  • Jul 05, 2018 News in Azerbaïjan

    Kura workshop "What is River Basin Management Plan", 3rd July 2018

    The workshop on practical introduction to River Basin Management Plan (RBMP) development of the Kura upstream Mingachevir dam took place on 3rd July, 2018 at Caspian Plaza, Baku. The main objectives of the workshop were better understanding the main principles and objectives of River Basin Management planning, as well as discussing on the key issues and practical approaches to the river basin characterisation of the…
  • Jul 02, 2018 News in Republic of Moldova

    Danube Day 2018 / Moldova: Ziua Dunării 2018

    Since 2004, every year, 19 countries from the Danube River Basin are celebrating the Danube Day on 29th of June. The Danube Day is a symbol of unity for people who, although speak different languages, have different cultures and traditions, still admit and understand the value of this river and its tributaries for their communities. The Danube flows towards south-east, passes a distance of approximately 2860 km and…
  • Jun 28, 2018 News in Belarus

    Constituent meeting of the Pripyat Basin Council in Belarus

    A constituent meeting of the Pripyat Basin Council has been held on June 29, 2018 in Gomel, Belarus The Pripyat Basin Council, created by the Order of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Republic of Belarus of 21.06.2018, will act on an ongoing basis. It consists of representatives of state government at the national level, including also the Ministry of Housing and Communal Services and the Ministry of…
  • Jun 22, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Social media campaign for phosphate pollution prevention in the Dnieper River basin in Ukraine: First results, 2018

    The campaign in support of P-free detergents in order to prevent “blossoming” of the Dnipro river by blue green algae, started from the 1st of June 2018 (Dnipro Day), becomes widespread with the first results of the problem discussion in society: There are more than 24000 interactions in social network (Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, SAWR, European Union in Ukraine, EU neighbours East,…
  • Jun 21, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Preparation of River Basin Management Plans: From theory to practice

    Ukraine: Two training seminars for the staff of regional and basin divisions of the State Agency for Water Resources on the implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive were held in Ivano-Frankivsk (June 11-12) and Poltava (June 14-15). The training sessions organized by the APENA project with the participation of the EUWI + project examined the practical aspects of the river basin management plan’s…
  • Jun 21, 2018 News in Belarus

    1st Workshop "How to develop a River Basin Management Plan", 29 May 2018, Minsk, Belarus

    The first workshop on the "River Basin Management Plan" was held on May 29, 2018 in Minsk. It was attended by representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Protection (Minprirody) at central level and Oblasts level, as well as experts from the Central Scientific Research Institute for Complex Use of Water Resources (CRICUWR) contracted for the Dnieper RBMP refinement. The Workshop aimed at…
  • Jun 21, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Workshop Ecological classification of surface water bodies in EUWI+ pilot areas of Belarus, Ukraine and Moldova, 19 - 20 June 2018, Kyiv, Ukraine

    Objectives and content of the workshop The objective of the workshop is to provide support to the beneficiary countries in understanding and implementing the methodology of WFD compliant ecological classification. The workshop is implemented in the context of Preparation of training plans and organization of hands-on trainings and training of trainers with regard to monitoring and laboratory analyses and to support…
  • Jun 07, 2018 News in Ukraine

    A new social media campaign for phosphate pollution prevention in the Dnieper River basin launched in Ukraine

    The campaign in support of P-free detergents in order to prevent “blossoming” of the Dnipro river by blue green algae has started from the 1st of June and will last to 7th of July 2018 (Dnipro Day). In frame of campaign a number of infographics has been developed and distributed with the aim to show the process, where P-containing detergents act as “fertilizer” for the Dnipro algae blossoming. The cartoon has been…
  • Jun 05, 2018 News in Georgia

    Workshop on “River Basin Management Plan Development in Alazani River Basin”, 05 June 2018, Georgia

    A workshop on “River Basin Management Plan Development in Alazani River Basin” just kicked-off at the conference hall of the Hotel “Citrus”, Tbilisi. The workshop is organized by the International Office for Water within the framework of the EU funded project European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI + East) The overall goal of the workshop is to understand the main principles and…
  • May 22, 2018 News in Azerbaïjan

    International Conference “Understanding the Problems of Inland Waters: Case Study for the Caspian Basin”

    The International Conference “Understanding the Problems of Inland Waters: Case Study for the Caspian Basin” was held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on 12-14 May. The conference was organized by the Institute of Geography named after Academician G. Aliyev of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan jointly with the International Scientific and Oceanographic Technology Network of Islamic Countries, with the support of…
  • May 17, 2018 News in Georgia

    Kick-off meeting on groundwater body delineation and monitoring design, 10-11 May 2018, Georgia

    Kick-off Meeting on Groundwater Delineation and Monitoring Design in Georgia was held on 10-11 May in Tbilisi just started at the conference room of the National Environmental Agency of Georgia. The meeting aimed to: To present and discuss the expected tasks and deliverables under the contract and applied methodology; To provide training on the delineation and characterisation of groundwater bodies and the design of…
  • May 03, 2018 News in Belarus

    Working on strategy planning to take better water management further east, 25-26 April in Minsk

    Regional workshop on strategic and mid-term planning for water management On 25-26 April in Minsk, participants at a regional workshop worked on devising a strategy planning for taking this approach further east. This regional meeting brought together representatives of the beneficiary institutions from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Republic of Belarus, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, and Ukraine. Other participants included…
  • May 03, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Workshop Delineation of surface water bodies in the EUWI+ pilot area, 24 – 25 May 2018, Kyiv, Ukraine

    Objectives and content of the workshop The objective of the workshop is to provide support to the beneficiary countries in understanding and implementing the methodology for the delineation of surface water bodies (SWB) in selected pilot basins. The workshop is implemented in the context of Activity 2.1.1 “Assessment of monitoring and laboratory infrastructure, capacities and needs”. It aims at the contractors of…
  • Apr 24, 2018 News in Georgia

    Workshop "Harmonising and improving knowledge on method validation", 24-26 April 2018

    The Workshop on method validation, measurement uncertainty and metrological traceability in accordance with EN ISO 17025:2017 just kicked off in the conference hall of the National Environmental Agency of Georgia. The workshop has gathered 18 technical experts of laboratory institutions which are responsible for undertaking the hydro-chemical monitoring in the three beneficiary countries of the Project: Belarus,…
  • Apr 12, 2018 News in Azerbaïjan

    Workshop on Delineation of Transitional and Coastal water bodies

    A Workshop on Delineation of Transitional and Coastal Water Bodies was held in Baku on 4-5 April, 2018. The workshop aimed at harmonizing and improving knowledge of principles of the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) and Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), as well as various Biological Quality Elements and other reference/technical requirements for delineation of transitional and coastal water bodies in…
  • Apr 12, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Ukraine began reviewing the national targets of the Protocol on Water and Health under Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes 1992

    Technical Report "On the results of the analysis of the situation regarding legislative, institutional and content aspects in 20 target areas of the Water Protocol and Health for the revision of the national targets of Ukraine" was prepared as part of the task of the revising of the national targets of the Protocol on Water and Health, which is being implemented in Ukraine with the support of the “European Union…
  • Mar 23, 2018 News in Republic of Moldova

    Information on launching a new work in Republic of Moldova as part of the EUWI +

    Republic of Moldova: Developing a mid-term Action Plan to support the implementation of the WSS Strategy over the next 5-6-year period (from 2019 on) is the main objective of the new work launched by the OECD in Moldova as part of the Work Plan under the EUWI+ programme. This activity will be implemented in 2018 jointly with key local stakeholders and also will develop recommendations on updating the WSS Strategy to…
  • Mar 22, 2018 News in Ukraine

    The World Day of Water is celebrating in Ukraine

    "Water for the Future" is an open dialogue between civil servants and students On March 22, 2018, The State Agency of Water Resources, in the framework of the World Water Day, organizes a thematic meeting "Water for the Future" with the student youth. During the open dialogue, students will have a unique opportunity to learn about the small rivers of Kyiv, in particular, the Khreshchatyk River, to watch a video…
  • Mar 19, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Promoting cross-border cooperation and integrated water resources management in the Dniester River basin in Moldova and Ukraine. March 2018

    On March 15, 2018 in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, were held the first meetings of the Working Groups on Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis (TDA) and Joint Action Plans (JAP) and also on hydropower in the Dniester River basin in framework of GEF project "Promoting cross-border cooperation and integrated water resources management in the Dniester River basin". EUWI + project experts participated in the work of the…
  • Mar 09, 2018 News in Georgia

    New phase of the River Basin Management Plan preparation for Alazani/Iori in Azerbaijan and Georgia, May 2018

    After project experts' missions in the Alazani basin on both sides of the border last year, the preparation of River Basin Management Plan for Alazani/Iori is now entering a new phase both In Georgia and in Azerbaijan. The terms of reference for hiring local contractors supporting the data collection and River Basin Management Plans preparation in each country have been published. After the selection and contracting…
  • Mar 05, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Ukraine and EU experts explore water data management, 20-21 Feb. 2018

    Regional Project “Implementation of the principles and practices of the shared environmental information system (SEIS) in the Eastern Partnership countries” funded by the European neighborhood instrument (ENI) and implemented by the European Environment Agency. European Environment Agency water experts hold a 2-day workshop in Ukraine, building capacity for water indicator implementation, developing coordinated…
  • Feb 20, 2018 News in Ukraine

    Ukraine improves the monitoring and management of groundwater resources with the support of the EU, 13 Feb. 2018

    On February 13, 2018, the State Service of Geology and Subsoil of Ukraine hosted a meeting with EUWI+ groundwater experts from the Environment Agency Austria, with active participation by the state enterprise ‘Geoinform of Ukraine’. Mr Oleg Kirilyuk, the Acting Chairman of the State Service, assured that the organisation is ready to cooperate with EU partners in the framework of the project "European Union Water…
  • Feb 15, 2018 News in Republic of Moldova

    Republic of Moldova - New Minister of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment

    Mr. Liviu Volconovici is appointed as Minister of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment of the Republic of Moldova (MARDE). Mrs Valentina Tapis, State Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources, is nominated as National Focal Point for EUWI+ Project in Moldova. Implementing the European Union Water Initiative Plus for Eastern Partnership Countries (EUWI+ Project) with the assistance of the European…
  • Dec 19, 2017 News in Georgia

    Coastal Delineation Workshop in Batumi, Georgia - 19-20 December 2017

    A workshop on Delineation of Transitional and Coastal Water Bodies in the Pilot Area of the Black Sea Coast just kicked off in the conference hall of the Divan Suites Hotel in Batumi, Georgia. The workshop has gathered about 20 participants from the Fisheries and Black Sea Monitoring Department of NEA, NEA's Central Office and Batumi Laboratory of NEA. Few participants from Azerbaijan also attend the workshop as…
  • Dec 12, 2017 News in Belarus

    First meeting of the Western Bug Basin Council, Brest, Republic of Belarus, 20 Dec., 2017

    The Western Bug River is a tributary of the Vistula River, a transboundary basin with Ukraine and Poland, one of the five main river basins of Belarus. The EUWI+ project focuses on developing mechanisms for involving stakeholders and water users in the preparation and implementation of basin plans and the program of measures. In this regard, the project experts will bring possible assistance in the…
  • Dec 04, 2017 News in Armenia

    Laboratory and monitoring equipment, EUWI+ meets the Minister for Nature Protection of Armenia, 4 Dec. 2017

    Michael Sutter (UBA) will meet with the Minister for Nature Protection of Armenia today 4th December, Mr. Artsvik Minasyan. This meeting serves to plan upcoming activities and discuss a number of important technical and administrative issues, including the procurement and supply of laboratory and monitoring equipment under EUWI+ incl. necessary prerequisites, the conclusion of an agreement specifying the steps and…
  • Nov 30, 2017 News in Azerbaïjan

    Meeting between UBA, IOW and Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources, 1st Dec., Azerbaijan

    Michael Sutter (UBA) und Pierre Henry de Villeneuve (IOW) will meet with the Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan Republic tomorrow 1st December, Mr Gousseyn Baghirov. This meeting serves to plan upcoming activities and discuss a number of important technical and administrative issues, including the procurement and supply of laboratory and monitoring equipment under EUWI+ incl. necessary…
  • Nov 27, 2017 News in Armenia

    Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) signed, 24 Nov. 2017

    The European Union and Armenia signed an agreement aimed at significantly deepening their relations at a ceremony in Brussels on Friday held on the sidelines of the Eastern Partnership Summit. Signatures to the document entitled the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) were put by High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and Armenia’s…
  • Nov 24, 2017 News in Ukraine

    National Dialogue on Water Policy Water Sector Reforms - Towards the National Water Strategy, Ukraine

    On November 28, 2017, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Ukraine will hold the second meeting of the National Dialogue on Water Policy to discuss the following: National Water Strategy – legislative and institutional changes in Ukraine’s water policy Water Monitoring System Reforms Water and Sanitation – the Draft “Basic Situation Analysis” and the UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health…
  • Nov 21, 2017 News in Ukraine

    Georgia & Ukraine: jointly for the Black Sea

    15th of September 2017 in Batumi, a historical event took place – Ministries of Ecology of two countries: Ukraine (Deputy Minister Vasyl Poluyko) and Georgia (Deputy Minister Ekaterina Grigalava) signed Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia and the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on cooperation in the field of environmental…
  • Nov 21, 2017 News in Armenia

    Enhancing capacities of the National Laboratory Personnel for international accreditation, 10 Oct. 2017

    Vienna, 10 October 2017 - Armenia's government has strived over the past decade to improve access to reliable and safe drinking water. In the framework of the EUWI+ project experts of the Umweltbundesamt, the Environment Agency Austria, advised and supported the national authorities achieving further improvements in water quality. The Minister of the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic of Armenia and his…
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    Oct 09, 2017 News in Ukraine

    Ukraine ratified the agreement with Moldova on sustainable development of the Dniester

    On June 7, 2017 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine ratified the Treaty between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Government of the Republic of Moldova on cooperation in the field of protection and sustainable development of the Dniester River basin. This agreement was concluded with the aim of ensuring coordination of joint actions between Ukraine and Moldova aimed at resolving urgent transboundary…
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    Oct 09, 2017 News in Republic of Moldova

    First Danube Prut and the Black Sea River District Committee, 19 July 2017, Moldova

    An important event was held in Moldova, organized by the Agency Apele Moldovei on 18 and 19 of July: The meetings of the Basin Committees on the river districts of the Dniester and the Danube Prut and the Black Sea (BPBS). It is for the first time, after a three-year break, that the Dniester River District Committee was convened. As to the Danube Prut and the Black Sea (BPBS) River District, the meeting of the Basin…
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