From local to global: realizing water security for sustainable development. video recording
Ania Grobicki, Global Water Partnership
2014 Balkan floods learning from disaster. video recording
Marina Babic Mladenovic, “Jaroslav Cerni” Institute
Multiple benefits from catchment restoration. video recording
Alastair Driver, Environment Agency UK
2. NWRM, Wetlands International
Brief introduction to facilitated breakout groups.
P. Stosser (ACTeon)
Natural Water Retention Measures explained.
C. H. Baker (Wetlands International, Netherlands)
Good enough? Evidence on multiple benefits of NWRM from EU’s NWRM Pilot Project.
G. Delacámara, C. Gomez (IMDEA)
Natural retention as a part of integrated water resources management – experiences from Central and East Europe.
T. Okrusko (Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland)
NWRM in Spain: Successes and challenges for future implementation
J. Elso (Iberian Centre for River Restoration)
5. Floods Water Supply and IRBM
Introduction - Ph. Weller (IAWD Danube water programme)
J. Toro (World Bank - Assessment Team)
What were the Consequences for Water Utilities?
V. Tausanovic (Belgrade Water Works and IAWD President)
NALAS activities in support to flooded areas.
J.Janevska (Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe)
A Tool for Preparing for Floods.
O. Schmoll (WHO)
Panel discussion: "What are the lessons from the Floods for Water Services and how can River management and Water Services Cooperate to Prevent and Manage Water Services in Floods Events." with representatives of:
• ICPDR: V. Donchev, President
• World Bank: J. Toro
• Water Utility Associations from Bosnia Herzegovina and Serbia: D. Zejlko
• Aquasan Network: S. Zulic
• International Sava River Basin Commission: M. Bricelj
• NALAS: J. Janevska
11. Ecosystem Services
Ecosystem Services - benefits we get from rivers and wetlands.
Stakeholders’ perspectives on the practical relevance of the ecosystem services concept in Austrian river landscape management.
K. Böck (BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria)
Valuing brooks in an urban environment – residents’opinions about brook restoration in the Helsinki area.
A. Sarvilinna (Finnish Environment Institute, Finland)
Neretva river corridor – Two case studies of ecosystem services valuations.
A. Tomic-Cato (Hydro-Engineering Institute Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Building Stakeholder Engagement For Informed River Restoration and Catchment Management on the lower Shannon River SAC.
R. Ó Conchúir (Inland Fisheries Ireland)
Problems, pitfalls and opportunities of river restoration project implementation: Ripidurable and Ricover case studies.
A. Mendes (University of Évora, Portugal)
Chair: Raimund Mair, International Commission of the Protection of the Danube
• From ideas to implementation. WWF Approach for integrated river and floodplain restoration.
L. Ereifej (WWF CEE Freshwater Programme)
• Increasing scale and impact with cross-sectorial partnerships.
U. Sapiro (Coca Cola Company, Europe)
• Multiple benefits of Liberty Island and side-arm restoration, Hungary.
• Lessons learnt from transboundary “Green Borders” wetland restoration project, Romania.
C. Tetelea (WWF DCP)
- Flood management, handout