Font Size



Menu Style


Rivers are alive. Their organism is a basin. Recently in frames of joint project of Eco-TIRAS and Center for Transboundary Cooperation (Tartu, Estonia) with support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia the Eco-TIRAS developed and published a map of Dniester River basin for educational scopes. (picture - 1.5 Mb)

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)

In the beginning of August, 2007, Eco-TIRAS and its member NGO ‘Generatia PRO’ from the Village of Olanesti, Stafan Voda Region of Moldova and with leadership of Polish rural NGO Stowarzyszenie Ekologiczno-Kulturalne ZIARNO from Slubice near Plotzk, organized a study trip to Poland for young NGOs members from Moldova (Olanesti, Talmaza, Crocmaz, Rezina, Straseni, Dubasari and Bender). The summer school will include workshops about sustainable development, ecology, organic farming, developing the strategy, study tour through Poland including Rospuda river and canoeing and summary of experience received, developing the ideas for strategy for the rural communities of Moldova. The Project is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland.

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, REC Moldova and US Embassy in Moldova