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Seventh Meeting of the Parties to the FASRB

end:  07.06.2018.start:  07.06.2018.
venue:  Bled, Slovenia
7th Meeting of the Parties to the Framework Agreement on the Sava River Basin: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Croatia, Republic of Serbia and Republic of Slovenia was held on June 7, 2018, in Bled in Slovenia. The meeting was attended by high level delegations from the Parties, as well as representatives of the international organizations.

State delegations were led by Mr. Mato Franjičević, Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mr. Željko Radošević, State Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia, Irena Majcen, Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning of the Republic of Slovenia and Mrs. Elizabeth Kos, Assistant Minister of Environment and Energy of the Republic of Croatia. The meeting was attended by representatives of various international (governmental and non-governmental) organizations and other institutions such as UNECE, UNESCO, UNDP, Danube Commission, ICPDR, World Bank, IOW, GWP-CEE and EURONATUR, and the President of the Sava Youth Parliament.

The key objective of the Meeting was to consider the status of implementation of the FASRB, as well as key challenges ahead, particularly those related to the cooperation in the river basin management, flood risk management, rehabilitation of navigation and exchange of information relevant to the basin. Particular attention was given to issues of sustainable development along with the guidance provided for further cooperation within the framework of the International Sava River Basin Commission. Parties to the FASRB also adopted a joint Declaration, as the final act of the meeting.

There was an exhibition presented during the meeting as well, which consisted of the best photographs chosen within the photo contest on the topic "SAVA RIVER BASIN - NATURE FOR WATERS" conducted by the Sava Commission in the framework of activities for celebrating the Sava River Day of 2018. Over 350 photographs from the entire Sava River basin were submitted to the contest, emphasizing the richness of nature, biodiversity and the lives of people in the Sava River basin.

Next, the 8th meeting of the Parties to the FASRB will be held in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2020.
 

ATTACHED DOCUMENTS

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MoP7_Country reports on implementation of the FASRB

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MoP7_Agenda

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MoP7_Declaration

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MoP 7_Report on the FASRB implementation_eng

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MoP7_Report_local languages

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MoP7_Statements and presentations

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