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Event EURO INBO 2008: International conference on the implementation of the European Water Framework Directive

The next «EUROPE-INBO 2008» international conference, organized by the «Group of European Basin Organizations for the Implementation of the Water Framework Directive», will take place, at the invitation of the National Administration ROMANIAN WATERS (APELE ROMÂNE) and the National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management, under the aegis of the Romanian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development: in SIBIU – ROMANIA on 2 - 3 October 2008 at Hera Conference Hall – Ramada Hotel: Address: 2, Emil Cioran Street.

This General Assembly of the « EUROPE-INBO » Group will be especially dedicated to the preparation of the 5th World Water Forum 2009 of Istanbul with the participation of all our European partners.

The aim of INBO is to enable the European Basin Organizations to regularly and informally meet in order to exchange their practical experiences. It will be organized around three main current topics:

    * 1. The preparation of the Programs of Measures of the Water Framework Directive;
    * 2. The implementation of the Flood Directive,
    * 3. The analysis of WFD implementation in the International Districts.

As the meeting is taking place in Romania, special attention will be paid to the issues specific to water management in Central and Eastern Europe and in the Danube River Basin.

You are invited to present a paper on your experiments: The title and summary should be delivered to us at the two following e-mail addresses: and

The meeting is open to all INBO member organizations and observers, and also to the water administrations and organizations, interested in the implementation of the Water Framework Directive and of the Flood Risks Directive, of the member and candidate countries of the European Union and of all the other countries of the Balkans, the Mediterranean Region, as well as of Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia.

Any useful information, programs and proposed papers will be continuously available on the website: .

Contact information Jean-François DONZIER, Permanent Technical Secretary, International Network of Basin Organizations: Permanent Technical Secretariat, 21, rue de Madrid - 75008 PARIS - FRANCE (email:
Phone: +33 1 44 90 88 60 - Fax : +33 1 40 08 01 45
Event type Conference
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Source International Network of Basin Organizations
Geographical coverage Romania
Address at Hera Conference Hall – Ramada Hotel: Address: 2, Emil Cioran Street, Sibiu, Romania
Organizer The «Group of European Basin Organizations for the Implementation of the Water Framework Directive»
Target audience Euro
Period [01/10/2008 - 04/10/2008]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH