On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 16.00 in the conference hall of the IPN agency, Printing House, st. Pushkin 22, of. 446, the International Association of River Guardians “Eco-TIRAS” will publish the results of the project “Ecosystem Services and Hydroenergy: Pilot Application of European Instruments in the River Basins of the Eastern Partnership Countries”.
The press conference will be devoted to the possibilities of identification, mapping and assessment of natural ecosystems and their services, as well as their application in environmental assessments of hydropower projects. Participants will be introduced to the modern concept of ecosystem services of river basins and modern tools for their assessment. The results of pilot assessments for the Dniester basin and other rivers of the Eastern Partnership countries will be presented.
What? – press-conference “Implementation of the ecosystem approach in the development of hydropower in the Eastern Partnership countries.”
Where? – the conference hall of the IPN agency, Printing House, st. Pushkin 22, of. 446, Chisinau. The press conference can be followed online on the website www.ipn.md, on the Youtube channel of the Agency, on the Facebook page IPN Agenţie de presă.
When? – December 12, 2021 at 16.00.
Participants: Ilya Trombitskyi, Executive Director of the International Association of River Guardians “Eco-TIRAS” and Olga Kazantseva, “Eco-TIRAS” expert, as well as representatives of the Eastern Partnership countries: Head of the National Ecological Center of Ukraine Ruslan Havryliuk, expert of NGO “Ecosphere” Oksana Stankevych-Volosianchuk (Ukraine), expert of the Ecological and Cultural NGO “Khazer” Aram Gabrielyan (Armenia), Head of the Azerbaijan Ornithological Society Elchin Sultanov.
We invite the media, the public, government agencies in the field of water resources management, the hydropower sector and other stakeholders to view the online press-conference.
We also invite all interested parties to join the international webinar “Impact of hydropower on river ecosystems and ecosystem services – some results of the draft international scheme of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Regranting”, which will take place on the platform “Zoom” (by link) on January 13, 2021, from 15.00 to 17.00.
The project is implemented in accordance with the Regranting 2020 scheme of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum with the financial support of the European Union in support of civil society in the region. Its content is the sole responsibility of the International Eco-TIRAS River Protection Association and the project partners and does not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.