DAREnet partner CN APELL-RO attended the 8th Edition of the EUSDR Annual Forum which was set up in Bucharest, Romania, on 26-28 June 2019. DAREnet was presented with a dedicated stand in a Forum exhibition area that was running in parallel with the Forum communication sessions.
A large number of practitioners and other stakeholders (about 600-800) were involved in the Forum event, including representatives of NGOs, industry, research, academia and surely from relevant EU and Romanian institutions.
The project’s activities were promoted through the video-presentation of the Project that rolled over the 2 days activities on the monitors installed in the opposite corners (in each corner was a monitor) of the exhibition hall.
During this event, DAREnet interacted with officials from various EU bodies (e.g. Interreg, Join Reseach Center) and with some potential practitioners from Romania (e.g. Ministry of Water and Forest – senior adviser of the Flood risk management and safety of dams Department, assessment-review counselor at the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development, Counselor State Secretary at the Romanian Ministry of Culture and National Identities, WWF Romania – representatives from ecological reconstruction related to flood project, representative of International Business Development, Syswin solution – industry innovative solution etc.).
The EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) is a macro-regional strategy adopted by the European Commission in December 2010 and endorsed by the European Council in 2011. The Strategy was jointly developed by the Commission, together with the Danube Region countries and stakeholders, in order to address common challenges together. The Strategy seeks to create synergies and coordination between existing policies and initiatives taking place across the Danube Region.