11th Ordinary Meeting of the ICPDR

The 11th Ordinary Meeting of the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) was held on December 10-11, 2008, at the premises of the ICPDR, in Vienna.Finalization of the first Danube RBM Plan by the end of 2009 was a main topic of the meeting. According to a standard agenda, within the part of the meeting relating to activities in the main Danube sub-basins, the Secretary of the Sava Commission delivered presentation on the activities of the Sava Commission performed during 2008.

Work and results of the Sava Commission were positively reckoned (representatives of Germany, Slovenia, ICPDR Monitoring and Assessment Expert Group, European Barge Union), and a good coordination of activities of the Sava Commission and the ICPDR was accentuated several times by the Executive Secretary of the ICPDR. Participants of the meeting showed were pretty interested for the new issue of the Sava Commission bulletin, „SAVA NewsFlash“.

Among the delegations of the ICPDR member countries, for the very first time, the Delegation of Montenegro participated at the meeting as a full member of the ICPDR.