The valley of the river Aoös from the place near of the town Tepelenë in south Albania. Image: Karelj, Wikipedia. CC BY-SA 4.0

A joint declaration on the protection of Western Balkan rivers has been drafted

On November 28, 2019, a joint declaration on the protection of Western Balkan rivers has been drafted by participants in the International River Conference on “Legal and practical tools for protecting the rivers of the Western Balkans and their people”.

Participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia and North Macedonia are discussing legal and practical tools for protecting the rivers of the Western Balkans and their people facing the current hydropower plant boom this week at Hotel Grand Sarajevo.

Read more about the conference at Europa.ba.

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