TAIEX EPPA Regional Workshop on Flood Protection and River Restoration

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The online workshop on Flood Protection and River Restoration was held on September 22nd-23rd 2020.

TAIEX EPPA Regional Workshop on Flood Protection and River Restoration

The workshop was a platform for exchanging experience between EPPA beneficiaries and the EC representatives, the EU Member States experts from the Netherlands, Romania, Slovenia and promotion of best practices in the following fields:

  • Implementation challenges of the Flood Directive,
  • Flood protection and river restoration techniques,
  • 2019 Report of the Fitness Check Evaluation of the Water Framework Directive and the Floods Directive by the European Commission,
  • Flood prevention and management in Western Balkans,
  • Initial results of the GiZ Project ‘Adaptation to Climate Change through Transboundary Flood Risk Management in the Western Balkans’,
  • Room for the River Program and the Dutch experience,
  • Coordination between Flood Risk Management Plan and River Basin Management Plan,
  • Natural water retention measures – river restoration and several European case studies,
  • Effects of river restoration on hydro- morphological and ecological processes and ecosystem services,
  • Reducing water-related risks and consideration of green infrastructure as a way to tackle flood risk,
  • Role of private insurance.

Emphasis was put on the importance of international cooperation under Floods Directive and coordination of efforts towards implementation both Floods Directive and Water Framework Directive.

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