Photo competition: Send us your best water pictures

What comes to your mind when you think about water? Can you capture that in a photograph? The European Environment Agency (EEA) invites you to send your most creative shots to WaterPIX, a photo competition about water. The best entries will receive a cash prize.


Exemplary water resource management in Austria

From 16 until 19 April 2018, water experts from Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Lebanon are attending a training course in Austria, in order to find out how decentralised water management works.


Waste Management in Europe

On behalf of the European Parliament the Umweltbundesamt conducted a study to examine the application and proper transposition of European environmental law on waste by Member States. The study informs about best practices and main problems identified in EU Petitions.


Water quality monitoring in the Ukraine

In the framework of the EU funded project European Union Water Initiative Plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) Water experts from Austria and the Ukraine focus on quality management of water monitoring.


The European Union supports Solid Waste Management in Jordan

On the 19 March an EU funded project was launched to respond to Jordan's national strategy on solide waste management. Over the next two years, the project implementd by the Umweltbundesamt will be supporting the Jordanian authorities in developing a national monitoring information system for municipal solid waste.


Austrian Know-how for climate change tasks in Western Balkan countries

Environment Agency Austria continues training Programme and provides support for compiling greenhouse gas emission inventories, emission reduction scenarios or developing national adaptation strategies.


Successful project completion in Serbia

Experts from the Umweltbundesamt (Environment Agency Austria) assisted the Serbian authorities in the last two and a half years in the national implementation of EU biocides legislation, chemical risk assessment and risk management.


Umweltbundesamt supports product safety in Jordan

In the next 18 months, the Umweltbundesamt, the Environment Agency Austria, will be actively involved in a Twinning project in Jordan, preparing for a trade agreement between the European Union and Jordan.


Umweltbundesamt supports Central Asian States

The Environment Agency Austria’s know-how is in demand in Central Asia. The Umweltbundesamt ist involved in environmental and climate protection projects in five Central Asian countries.


Austrian Know-how for Cyprus

Experts of the Umweltbundesamt, the Environment Agency Austria, provide support in implementing European standards for energy efficiency


Water Experts of the Environment Agency Austria in Paris

Partner meeting for transboundary European Water Initiative Plus Project: review 2017 and outlook to 2020


Status report: Climate change mitigation in Austria

According to the Environment Agency Austria’s annual statement of emissions for 2016, Austria’s greenhouse gas emissions increased by about 1% between 2015 and 2016, amounting to 79.7 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent in 2016.