Protocols to the FASRB

Framework Agreement on the Sava River Basin (FASRB) goes beyond the establishment of good grounds for cooperation in the region regarding the sustainable management of water resources, and from the international law point of view represents a pactum de contrahendo - the agreement on liability to conclude additional protocols.
Protocols to the FASRB have a significant role, regulating specific aspects of its implementation, with the aim to harmonize water management in the Sava River Basin in a comprehensive manner.
Protocol on Signed In force since
Navigation Regime 2002, December 3
Kranjska Gora
December 29

Aims to: define conditions for navigation in the Sava River, regulate the establishment of international regime of navigation and define role of the Sava Commission in the regulation of navigation.

Prevention of Water Pollution caused by Navigation 2009, June 1
October 8

Aims at: prevention, control and reduction of pollution originating from vessels, establishment of technical requirements for the equipment of port facilities and other reception stations, development of the best available techniques, informing, development of spill response measures and monitoring of water quality.

Flood Protection 2010, June 1
November 27

Aims at: regulation of the issues related to sustainable flood protection by means of prevention and/or reduction flood hazard, by undertaking appropriate measures and activities, along with adequate measures for the environment protection, along with preparation of a joint Flood Risk Management Plan, which defines the objectives of common interest on the basin level, measures to achieve these objectives, mechanisms of coordination and modes of joint cooperation in flood defense emergency situations.

Sediment Management 2015, July 6 
October 8

Aims to: facilitate establishment of sustainable sediment management, by addressing the quality issues such as sediment pollution, control of source and deposition of polluted sediment, the quantity issues and morphological changes, sets out  principles and suggests  measures, along with preparation of a Sediment Management Plan.