PA 1A: Mobility | Waterways

This Priority Area is coordinated by Austria and Romania, with the involvement of a wide network of key players and stakeholders from the 14 countries of the Danube region.

The European Commission’s Communication establishing the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (Document COM(2010) 715, 8 Dec. 2010) features three exemplary targets for EUSDR Pillar 1 (Connecting the Danube Region) which are of relevance for EUSDR Priority Area 1a (To improve mobility and multimodality: Inland waterways). Working Groups of the 1A Priority Area are:

  • WG 1 - Waterway infrastructure & management
  • WG 2 - Ports & sustainable freight transport
  • WG 3 - Fleet modernisation
  • WG 4 - River Information Services
  • WG 5 - Education & jobs

For more information please go to:

Contact/ Priority Area Coordinators:

Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology                                
Ms Ursula Zechner
phone: +43 1/71162-655900

Ministry of Transport  of Romania
Mr. Marius Humelnicu

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Projects are one important manifestation of the EUSDR and an important tool to involve non-state stakeholders, local actors and civil society actively in the strategy.

Here you can find an incomplete and non-judgmental listing of projects from all parts and thematic areas in the Danube basin. You will find information on the project, the operating partners, the timeline and possible reports. A hyperlink will guide you directly to the projects website.