Drava Bodrog Neretva Prut Soča Vjosa
Project - SEE River
Sustainable Integrated Management of
International River Corridors in SEE Countries
European Union SEE Programme
Drava Drava is a 725-kilometers long Danube tributary that flows from Italy through Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and Hungary. Although its course has been harnessed by hydroelectric power plants, some of its natural habitats are very well preservated. (photo: Boris Mitendorfer - Flickr) > read more
Bodrog Bodrog River is located in the Eastern part of Slovakia. The river is draining also the territory of western part of Ukraine (Zakarpathia). Bodrog is flowing through Hungary into Tisza. (photo: Stanislav Dobrotka) > read more
Neretva The Neretva river - the largest river of the eastern part of the Adriatic basin. It streches for 220km in B&H and for the last 20km in Croatia. It is extremely rich in water and in natural resources with many endemic and fragile life forms. > read more
Prut Prut River, the second longest tributary of the Danube defines the border with Ukraine and Republic of Moldova. Agriculture is the significant activity in the area. Hydropower dam Stânca - Costeşti (both sides Romania and Moldova) is the largest Romanian reservoir and a significant energy producer. > read more
Soča Soča River is a 137 km long river that flows through western Slovenia and north-eastern Italy. The total area of its basin is 3400 km2. Soča is a typical Alpine river. Due to its emerald-green water, the river is marketed as "The Emerald Beauty". (photo: Primož Skrt) > read more
Vjosa Vjosa River is one of the main rivers in Albania with totall length of 272 kilometers of which the first 80 kilometers are in Greece, and the remaining 192 kilometers are in Albania. (photo: Primož Skrt) > read more

About the Project

The river and its territory has become a place where more and more interests meet: water use, flood protection, hydropower, agriculture, tourism, navigation, nature and biodiversity conservation, spatial planning and others. Variety of interests on local level and a wide scope of national legislation as well as international conventions and EU directives affecting river management raise the complexity of managing local, national and international river corridors.

It often seems that these interests are incompatible, particularly in case of international river corridors. But they have a common starting point – the use of water and the riparian area. Therefore, a contemporary river needs integrative and strategic approach for management based on involvement of local, national and international stakeholders, and transboundary cooperation.

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Experts and local stakeholders "draw" the future of The Drava River in Hungary

The main goal of this workshop was to draw up a further consensual clarification of the jointly i...

SEE River Project presented at the celebration of The World Water Day in BiH

World Water Day in Bosnia and Herzegovina was organized by the Agency for the Sava River Basin Di...

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Third stakeholders workshop in Prut River
From 29. 4. 2014 to 29. 4. 2014
In Cernauti - Ukraine

International workshop in Bodrog River corridor
From 21. 5. 2014 to 22. 5. 2014
In Košice - Slovakia

Pilot sites

Drava Soča Bodrog Prut Neretva Vjosa Pilot area Italy Pilot area Austria Pilot area Slovenia Pilot area Croatia Pilot area Hungary
Drava Bodrog Neretva Prut Soča Vjosa

1. Drava Drava is a 725-kilometers long river in southern Central Europe that flows from Italy through Austria, Slovenia, Hungary and Croatia, where it confluences with the Danube river.

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