March 5, 2007
Public hearings in Academy of Sciences of Moldova, посвященные Днестру On March 5, 2007, in the Academy of Sciences of Moldova took place public hearings dealing with environmental impact of Novodnestrovsk Hydro Accumulation Station. They were provoked by Ukraine violation of Espoo Convention (1991) when Ukraine did not informed Moldova on planning activity and not presented to neighboring low stream country the environmental impact assessment. In public hearings took part members of the Academy, researchers and eco-NGOs from Moldova and Ukraine. Resolution in Rus, En, Md. (1.79 Mb)
November 2005. Eco-TIRAS member from Ukraine – Mama-86 informs from the Kuchiurgan River (Lower Dniester left tributary) on the situation created in the result of illegal construction of fish ponds which deteriorated river hydrology and seriously damaged Village Stepanovka.Mesage from Svetlana Slesarenok (rus) Decision (ucranian)
On May 12-13 Eco-TIRAS in partnership with German non-profit Institute for International and European Environmental Policy, Berlin, organized the international workshop “Transboundary Dniester River Basin Management in European Perspective: Institutional and Public Participation Aspects”. See the Program, list of participants, main reports and photos. The workshop is organized as a part of the European Commission twinning project ‘PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN INTEGRATED DNIESTER RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT: NGO CAPACITY BUILDING IN MOLDOVA’ (2005-2006). The workshop is also supported by Milieukontakt Oost Europa site , National Endowment for Democracy www.ned.org, REC Moldova www.rec.md and US Embassy in Moldova www.usembassy.md
In August 2005 Eco-TIRAS will organize in partnership with NGOs-members three seminars in the North, Central part and South of the Dniester River basin in Moldova. These seminars are intended to raise public awareness on the concept of Integrated River Basin Management and to discuss the draft of the report of Moldavian and Ukrainian Working Groups with a common view on the current situation in the Dniester River basin and priority measures to be taken to improve it. The draft of the report should appear soon at www.dniester.org . Seminars will be organized with kind support of the Royal Embassy of Norway in Bucharest.