Odessa conference June 2008

IAD at OSCE conference Odessa

International expert conference on safety of navigation and environment in the Black Sea region 24 - 26 June 2008

Posted by Harald Kutzenberger - Date: 2008-07-01 13:02:11

Some 150 representatives from the area between Romania and Turkmenistan met in Odessa on invitation of the Finish Chairmanship of OSCE and the Ukrainian Transport Ministry. The topics of discussion led from ballast water, waste and pollution management to sustainable development and public participation as tools for future development. The main role of Environmental Impact Assessments for the solution of conflictuous projects was clearly pointed out. IAD had two presentations (Kutzenberger/Sandu) in working group VIII: river basin wide cooperation towards ensuring environmental security on inland waterways.