2018

29.08.2018

Solutions for water resource management in EU Neighbourhood countries

Half-time of the EUWI+ Project! Country specific development plans to improve sustainable water resources management in 6 partner countries were developed and implemented. In the next 2 years improvements of water monitoring infrastructures and processes will be achieved.

22.08.2018

Measurement of particulate matter put to the test

Environment Agency Austria accredited as the first proficiency testing laboratory in Europe for the measurement of particulate air pollutants according to EN ISO/IEC17043

14.08.2018

Umweltbundesamt expert at World Soil Congress

Facilitating cooperation for soil awareness in Austria is the topic Umweltbundesamt expert Sigi Huber focuses on in his speech at the 21. World Soil Congress taking place in Rio de Janeiro form 12 to 17 August 2018.

06.07.2018

eLTER on European Ecosystem Roadmap ESFRI 2018

The pan-European Long-Term Ecosystem Research Infrastructure (eLTER RI) has been included on the roadmap of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures ESFRI 2018.

02.07.2018

Greenhouse gas inventory: Austria’s know-how in demand worldwide

The Umweltbundesamt is one of the leading advisors on the development and preparation of greenhouse gas inventories in Europe. After delivering training courses in Singapore, Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Austrian experts are now sharing their know-how for the first time with South Korea.

28.06.2018

Europe in Transition: A strategic shift towards greater sustainability is needed – but how can it be achieved?

“Europe’s Transformation: Where People Matter”, the 4th international Growth in Transition Conference, takes place on 14 and 15 November 2018.

07.06.2018

New standards for Ukrainian waste management

Over the past two years, the Ukrainian authorities have developed a new legal framework for EU-compliant waste management. They were supported by a team of European experts led by the Umweltbundesamt.

05.06.2018

Winners of I Live Green video competition selected

Videos sent from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, and Spain won the prizes of the ‘I Live Green’ video competition. The competition, organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and its partner network, attracted more 120 entries from 21 European countries.

29.05.2018

High quality of Austrian bathing sites

Within the European Union eighty-five per cent of the monitored bathing sites met minimum standards for water quality in 2017. 99,6% of Austrian bathing sites meet the standards for water quality, says the new bathing water report.

15.05.2018

Supporting Serbia on its way towards the EU

Umweltbundesamt hosts study visit of Serbian waste experts to Austria. Scope of the visit is to exchange experiences in the waste management sector and to see how European waste management standards work in practice.

30.04.2018

I Live Green – European video competition

Public vote for best clips opens on 1 May 2018. Up to five entries can be selected. The entry with most votes will receive the Public Choice Award.

18.04.2018

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.

16.04.2018

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.

27.03.2018

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.

22.03.2018

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.

19.03.2018

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.

12.03.2018

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.

02.03.2018

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.

21.02.2018

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.

06.02.2018

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.

25.01.2018

Austrian Know-how for Cyprus

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

17.01.2018

Water Experts of the Environment Agency Austria in Paris

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

16.01.2018

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.

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