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Sava River Basin (SI, HR, BiH, SCG)

UNDP/GEF Danube Regional Project

Component 1.1-9 (Phase 2):

Development of the Pilot River Basin Management Plan for the Sava

Coordination of the intl. Consultants team :

Task 1: Completion of WFD Danube Basin Roof Report
Task 2: Analysis of transboundary key issues
Task 3: Preliminary Sava Programme of Measures
Task 4: Structure of the Sava RBM Plan (WFD)

Final Report (March 2007)

11/05

03/07

UNDP/GEF Danube Regional Project office Vienna

(via Consortium Hydro-Ingenieure / Umweltbundesamt / Ecologic)

Romania Romanian Hungarian corridor for biodiversity conservation - Technical Assistance for preparation of the management plan and for equipment acquisition Team Leader for elaborating a new Management Plan (for the 76,000 ha Apuseni mountains nature park and the 5,000 ha Cefa-Radvani wetland) and the Terms of Reference for an ecotourism programme [survey of 2nd expert: preparing Technical Specification and Tender documents for equipment acquisition] 04/05 03/06 EU-Phare CBC Romania - Ministry for European Integration (via company MWH, Belgium)
Danube River Basin

International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (River Basin Management Expert Group):

Hydromorphological alterations
Consultancy on the further implementation of the Water Framework Directive with respect to new infrastructure projects, particularly on waterway transport 04/05 2007 ICPDR Secretariat
Danube basin ( AT, BG, CH, CS, DE, HU, RO, SK) Workshop Hydrology and Limnology - another boundary in the Danube River Basin, 14-16 October 2004 Technical organisation of a special scientists workshop (finding / preparation of the venue in Petronell/Austria; WS logistics, 30 participants travel and reimbursement, facilitation of content execution) 11/03 12/04 IAD (Intl. Association for Danube Research (using funds from UNESCO-ROSTE)
Danube basin

Workshops "Promoting BAP in the DRB" - Zagreb 6-7 Oct. 2003;

"Developing Pilot Projects for Redu-cing Agricultural Pollution in the DRB" - Bucharest 19-20 Jan. 2004
Technical organisation and facilitation of the 2 workshops organised within the DRP components 1.2 Agricultural Policies and 1.3. Agricultural Pilot Projects (preparation of the venue, facilitation of the content organisation; workshop execution and reporting) 04/03 02/04 UNDP/GEF-DRP (together with GFA-Terra & Avalon)

Sava River Basin (SI, HR, BiH, SCG)

UNDP/GEF Danube Regional Project

Component 1.1-9  (Phase 1):

Development of the Pilot River Basin Management Plan for the Sava

Coordination of regional team analysis:

Inception Report, May 2003;

Summary analyses of socio-economic and water management indicators, November 2003;

Concept for Phase 2 -Preparation of a Sava RBM Plan, March 2004

4/03

3/04

GEF Project office Vienna

Sava River Basin (HR, BiH, SCG)

EU-CARDS Regional Program:

Pilot River Basin Plan for the Sava River Basin

Production of the projects Terms of Reference (36 months; 2.3 mio. Euro)

12/03

2/04

MWH for EC
EuropeAid

Austria-Macedonia

Study Tour on Public Awareness in Environmental Issues (strengthe-ning the capacity of Min. of Environm.)

Organisation and guiding of a study tour of 7 Macedonian experts from 15-21 November 2003 to Austrian institutions (government, city, national parks, NGOs)

10/03

11/03

GOPA, Skopje

Balkan region

Major Transboun-dary Rivers and Lakes in the Balkan Region

Production of an overview report and map

06/03

08/03

ICPDR Secretariat

Austria-Romania

Expert Training for RO Industries (incl. mining) and Envi-ronment Protection Authorities (sector water pollution)

Initiation, organisation and execu-tion of a 9 days training (11-19 Sept. 2003) for 11 Romanian experts to Styria and Vienna (paper, mining and metal industries; communal WWTPs; provincial, federal and intl. institutions

6/03

9/03

Austrian Ministry
Foreign Affairs/
KHTC Vienna

Romania, Hungary

Assessment of Hot Spots on Industrial Pollution in the Upper Tisza Basin: Impacts of Industrial Activities, Needs and Opportunities for Pollution Reduction

Consultancy of a new Greenpeace campaign; research of updated information (paper and map); pre-paration of an Investment Portfolio with Roman. mining industry and environmental agencies; contacts with donors

8/01

03/03

Green-peace in CEE

Danube Basin

UNESCO/IHP Danube Mono-graphy:

Thematic Maps of Danube River Basin

Production of 4 maps (in German, English-Russian) on

8/02

08/03

Bundes-anstalt f. Gewässerkunde

Danube & Dniepr Basins

Study and Training Tour on Danube River Basin Management (UNDP/GEF project „Dniepr Basin Environment Programme)

Organisation and execution of  programme (together with Fluvius and IAD) for 9 experts from UA, BR and RU: Visits to governmental institu-tions (ICPDR, ministry, environ-mental agency), university institute, wetland restoration sites in urban area and national park

8/02

11/02

IDRC/ GEF-Dniepr programme office

Danube Basin

Waterway Transport on Europe's Lifeline, the Danube. Impacts, Threats and Opportunities.

Part A: River Ecosystem

Consultancy of study concept, research and preparation for print

6/01

1/02

WWF-DCP

Danube Basin

GEF Danube Regional Project / Project Brief - NGO component

Production of a report on previous GEF impact on NGOs and the public; concept for a future GEF project

6/00

8/00

ICPDR Secretariat

Romania/ Ukraine/ Slovakia/ Hungary

Risks for Transboundary Pollution in the Tisa river basin

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Production of a Regional Inventory and map of high risk spots for pollution accidents

6/00

8/00

ICPDR Secretariat

Romania

Tisa river basin transboundary pollution incidents

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Consultancy at UNDP office in Bukarest to co-ordinate the local and intl. environmental emergency rehabilitation

3/00

6/00

UNDP Romania

Netherlands/ Germany/ Austria

Excursion to European model river restoration projects

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Organisation of a two weeks round trip for a small group incl. journalists from Japan

4/00

7/00

"21st Century Environmental Committee" Japan

Czechia/ Slovakia

Phare: Restoration of Morava/Dyje Meadows and Forests

Team leader of a transboundary floodplain restoration project (with local authorities, NGOs & EU experts) along 2 Danube tributaries

9/97

-2/99

Carl Bro - PEC

C & E Europe (w/o NIS)

1. Danube Environment Forum

2.
Environmental Project Grants Program - Tender Evaluation

1. Facilitator of a Danube Basin NGO consultation meeting on the Danube PRP;
2. Member of the Evaluation Panel assessing the short-listed project proposals of NGOs from Central and Eastern Europe

11/98 + 3/ 99

3+3 days

Regional
Environmental
Center,
Szentendre

Slovenia

Phare Karst Park Training

Nature conservation expert the training of representatives from local authorities and NGOs on park planning and management, public participation, cross-boundary co-operation etc.

1/98

-7/98

WWF for Carl Bro - Phare Environment Consortium

Austria/ Czechia/ Slovakia

Excursion "Nature Across the Borders"

Organisation of a 4-days special excursion (field trip with a multiple program) for a group of 35 environmentalists, covering some local forms of wetland management and inter-sectoral/cross-border co-operation in the region A/CZ/SK/H

6/99

-9/99

Naturlandstiftung d. Saarlandes

Austria/ Czechia/ Slovakia/ Poland/ Germany

Danube-Oder-Elbe: Living Rivers or Canal

Special study on nature conservation, environmental and economic impacts of the planned new navigation route (40 pp.)

8/98

-5/99

WWF

Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, Ukraine

International Cooperation in Danube River Basin Management

Technical expert for workshop organisation and wetlands.

Intl. co-operation for the manage-ment of the Tisza river basin;

1/99

-6/00

ESB Intl.

Hungary

Phare: Selective Waste Management in Örség

Short-term consultancy for the preparation and finalisation of an environment education project.

1/99

-5/99

Carl Bro - PEC

Danube Basin

Regional organisation of the "Danube Symposium" 1999

(postponed in April 1999 due to YU war)

Co-organisation (especially local and Danube Basin-specific preparation) of a 2 weeks international symposium involving religious leaders, environmental scientists, politicians and international persons to be held onboard of a Danube ship

7/98

-4/99

Religion, Science
& the Environment

Danube Basin

Danube PRP: Danube Partnership Programme - National Project Investment Portfolio

Consultancy of 9 Danube Basin governments (CZ, SK, H, SLO, HR, BiH, BG, RO, UA) to prepare over 70 donor-oriented project concepts and their compilation in an investment portfolio (350 pp.)

6/99

-7/99

UNDP/GEF

Danube Basin

Danube PRP: Transboundary Areas Report

Causal Chain Analysis for the Middle and Lower Danube Basin countries

2 special reports for the "Danube Pollution Reduction Programm":

1. Text with 14 thematic GIS maps on geography, socio-economic issues, hot spots and Significant Impact Areas in the Danube Basin (110 pp.); maps also on CD-Rom and in A0 format.

2. The Causal Chain Analysis was based on workshops (100 pp.)

12/98

-7/99

UNDP/GEF

Czechia/ Slovakia

Phare: Restoration of Morava/Dyje Fisheries and Hydrology

Team leader of a similar transboundary floodplain restoration project (executed with local authorities, scientists and EU experts); including production of a video and a bilingual poster

5/98

-10/99

Carl Bro - PEC


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