The project aims to empower citizens in keeping clean their rivers and foster cooperation with authorities in the wise use of watercourses. When citizens get in direct contact with water (rowing, sports competitions, recreational/educational actions) they understand better the importance of water for economic well-being, for a healthy environment, and for reinforcing the communal identity (mainly in smaller localities). Therefore, citizens grow interested in checking the authorities, asking for solutions (infrastructure, smart development ideas, cleaning), and in participating in decision-making.
The Project will build up a network of public authorities, NGOs, experts, and schools. Such a network will have the expertise and willingness to generate initiatives for effective, replicable solutions to strengthen sustainable communities.
A network of various organizations (NGOs, companies, research bodies, and public administration) has embarked on the endeavor to empower citizens in keeping clean their rivers, and foster cooperation with authorities in the wise use of watercourses. This is the main objective of the Project: „United Rivers of Romania – democratize the access to water”.
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The website is part of “United Waters of Romania – democratizing access to water”, a project developed by the Ivan Patzaichin – Mila 23 Association, in partnership with the Department of Sustainable Development, Dala Foundation, miniMASS Association, Unda Verde Association, National Administration “Romanian Waters”, The Association of Communes of Romania – ACOR, under the EEA Grants 2014-2021 – Active Citizens Fund, a program funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
The content of this website does not necessarily represent the official position of the 2014-2021 EEA and Norwegian Grants; For more information visit www.eeagrants.org.