International Workshop on transboundary river basin management in the eastern part of the Baltic Sea catchment area was arranged by CCB with the financial support of NCM and the EU LIFE Programme on 18 January 2017 at Minsk, Belarus
The Seminar brought together NGOs, media, public, students and researchers, national, regional and local authorities of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia and Sweden. The event was organized with support of the Centre for environmental solutions.
The Seminar was attended by more than 60 participants.
The aim of the Seminar was to summarize the experience in the field of integrated management of international river basins, as well as to discuss the possibilities of creating and work of river basin councils. Besides traditional thematic reports, the seminar also provided opportunity to interact in working groups where participants could develop joint solutions for water management challenges in the Baltic sea region.
Full programme of the Seminar is available here.
Presentations of the Seminar are available at the following links (NOTE: only some presentations are in English other are in Russian):
- Where does Neman start and where it end? Julia Petroshyute, Lithuanian Fund for Nature, Lithuania
- Restoring of ecosystem of Naroch lakes. Julia Veres, PhD at Biological Faculty of Belarusian State University, Belarus
- www.watercontrol.by as an instrument for public monitoring of water resources. Natalia Parechyna, Center for Environmental Solutions, Belarus
- Climate change implications for river run-off within eastern Baltic catchment area. Vladimir Korneev, Central Research Institute for Complex Use of Water Resources (CRICUWR), Minsk, Belarus
Picture gallery of the event is available here.
Additional information could be found here. The article “What problems “run” from Belarus to the Baltic Sea?” (NOTE: the article is in Russian).
For any further information, please contact Mikhail Durkin