Organisation Committee.

Philip Weller, Programme Leader IAWD.
Bart Fokkens, Associate Expert ECRR
Programme Committee
Bart Fokkens, Associate Expert ECRR
Laurice Ereifej, CEO WWF CEE
Eric Tardieu, Secretary General / Edouard Boinet INBO
Konstantin Ivanov, Director / Jergus Semko GWP CEE
Alexandra Petcu, Programme Manager ERS2021, WWF CEE
Alexandra Petcu
Email: apetcu@wwf.ro
Ottakringerstrasse 114 - 116
1160 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 524 547 00
Conference Partners
European Centre for River Restoration, ECRR
International Association for Water services in the Danube Basin, IAWD
World Wildlife Fund Central and Eastern Europe, WWF CEE
International Network of Basin Organisations, INBO
Global Water Partnership Central and Eastern Europe, GWP CEE
International Commission fro the Protection of the Rhine, ICPR
International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River, ICPDR
Ramsar Convention, Ramsar Bureau
The Nature Conservancy, TNC
United Nations Economic Commission Europe, UNECE
Alliance for Water Stewardship, AWS

Other targeted organisation for contributions.

UN Environment
World Bank
European Commission DG Environment, EEA
National Environmental Authorities
Water Utility Representatives
Corporate representatives:
Hydropower Association
Water Using Industries

Target audience

River managers and planners, from river authorities, governmenetal and non governmental organisations. utility representatives, corporate sector representatives, consultants, river restoration practitioners.


Specific sessionsof the symposium will be organised and managed by Partner organisations but it will be ensured that the Session are part of the overall message of the Symposium and integrated in the overall programme.


The symposium will be held virtually using a ZOOM meeting system provided by IAWD. The dates for the symposium are May 26 and 27, 2021. The organisation in the presentation sessions will be using the Webex function and in the working sessions a Meeting format with each person able to particpate in the meeting.