PlasticFreeDanube – Macro plastic waste in and along the Danube

Transnational project (SK) The project will give an overall picture of the plastic waste transport in the Danube by combining information on waste generation, waste treatment, littering and waste held back by hydropower plants into a comprehensive material flow analysis. Once the data has been collected, measures to reduce this problem will be developed and implemented.

ATTRACTIVE EMPLOYMENT – Attractive Employment in Danube Navigation – A roadmap to a sustainable and prospering Danube navigation system offering attractive jobs and working conditions for its employees

Proposal for a transnational project (Lead: AT) The project intended to investigate the current socio-economic situation and the framework conditions of the business as well as of the employed people in the Danube navigation sector. It intended to provide a sound analysis as well as substantial recommendations for a forward strategy and a roadmap for gradual improvements in the framework of European transport, labour and social policy

Investments in education and training

Proposal for a national project (UA) The project intended to meet the labour market demands for experts with different levels of training and qualification for waterway transport enterprises via essential renewal of modern experts training in the Danube region.

Danube SKILLS – Increased institutional capacity in Danube navigation by boosting joint transnational competences and skills in education and public development services (EUSDR Strategic Project)

Transnational project (DE, AT, CZ, SK, HU, HR, RS, RO, BG) The project was implemented to foster joint transnational skills and competences in the areas of nautical education and public transport development services for Danube navigation logistics ("Danube Logistics Promotion Centres").

IRIS Europe 3 – Implementation of River Information Services in Europe

Transnational Project (PL, CZ, AT, HU, SK, BG, RO) IRIS Europe 3 ensured the continuation of RIS implementation in Europe and provided the necessary cooperative implementation framework for setting up pilot implementations for Quality of Information Services for RIS, nationally and internationally. All Danube countries were involved either as fully financed or as cooperation partners within IRIS Europe 3.