Croatia will host an intersectoral Workshop on flood risk management measures & links to the EU WFD in Zagreb on 11-12 November 2015. The event is jointly organized by the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice (Italy), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) and the International Sava River Basin Commission (ISRBC).
The Sava River Basin is a major sub-basin of the Danube River, located in South Eastern Europe. The basin is shared by five countries: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia, while a negligible part of the basin area also extends to Albania.
1. Executive summary
The economic crisis in Europe continues to hit headlines. According to the last EU figures, 43.6 million of EU citizens find difficulties in accessing food on a daily basis, and trends show that the need for food assistance is likely to increase in the near future.
Over 26 millions of people were unemployed across the EU in April 2013, by 1.7 million more than in April 2012. Youth unemployment figures are particularly alarming, with peaks of 56 per cent in Spain and 62.5 per cent in Greece.