20-23 september 2017, Dublin

Irish authorities invite Europe-INBO, this year, to hold the 15th “EUROPE-INBO 2017” International Conference, co-organized with the "Group of European Basin Authorities for the Implementation of the European Water Directives”, from Wednesday 20th to Saturday 23rd September 2017, at the Grand Hotel Malahide, Dublin, IRELAND.

15th “EUROPE-INBO 2017” international conference
 for the Implementation of the European Water Directives


Our International conference will deal with the updated issues of the field Implementation of the Water Framework Directive and other European Water Directives.
We invite the Water Directors, all River Basin District Authorities, all INBO member organizations and observers, and also the water administrations and organizations, interested in the implementation of the Water Framework Directive, and of its “Daughter and related Directives”, of the Member and Candidate Countries of the European Union and of all the other countries of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Caucasus and Central Asia and of the Mediterranean Basin to join us in Dublin and share their experiences on basin management throughout the sessions of EUROPE-INBO:
 The Workshop on "Water data management organization and electronic reporting" will take place on 20 September in the afternoon,
The 4 thematic Roundtables will be organized in plenary sessions on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 September on:
  • WFD, upcoming milestones: 2019 Review, 3rd RMBPs and beyond...
  • Adaptation to Climate Change: Pressures, Priorities, Insurances, Impacts and Resilience of Government Agencies and Economic Sectors
  • Public Participation: Statutory Consultation for RBMP, SEA, NIS and PoMs Development and on-going Sectoral, Voluntary, NGO and Network Participation
  • New Threats to Aquatic Environments: Degradation of Natural Capital and Ecosystems, Emerging Contaminants and Hazardous Substances, Micro pollutants including Plastics entering the Food-Chain, Non-point Source Pollution, Hydromorphology, Alien Species.
The works will be in English and French.
A Technical Visit will be organized for Coastal and Inland Waters in Dublin and surrounding Counties, on Saturday 23 September.



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Registration is compulsory but free for the water directorates, basin organizations, district authorities, IOWater members and observers that have been directly invited by INBO
Venue and hotel booking :
The event will be organized at The Grand Hotel Malahide (Address : Grove Rd, Malahide, Co. Dublin, Ireland).
Our Irish hosts have negotiated a discount rate with this hotel. Proceed to the booking online at www.thegrand.ie and use the following code in the “PROMO” box: 1146204.
Rates (including Full Irish Breakfast and all taxes) are as follow:
  • €195 single occupancy per night,
  • €235 double or twin occupancy per night.
You can also call the following phone number and mention that you are booking to participate in Europe-INBO 2017: +35 318 450 000.



The previous EUROPE-INBO Conferences can be consulted online.



In France, drinking water catchments are protected against diffuse pollution thanks to actions engaged in the whole catchment area and within a very precise legal framework.
 To provide different and attractive approaches, we would like to collect examples of operations of drinking water catchment protection (fight against diffuse pollution) in the other EU Member-States.
To complete the survey:
  1. please fill out the attached form and return it to s.barreau@oieau.fr,
  2. or use our online questionnaire: http://enquetes.oieau.fr/index.php/897587?lang=en.

Fecha de puesta en línea 21 de junio de 2017

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