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La protección y la gestión de las aguas

01-02-2018

El agua es esencial para la vida de los seres humanos, los animales y las plantas, así como para la economía; su protección y gestión trascienden de las fronteras nacionales. La Directiva marco sobre el agua (DMA) establece un marco jurídico para proteger y regenerar el agua limpia en la Unión y para garantizar su utilización sostenible a largo plazo. Está completada por legislación más específica, por ejemplo, las directivas sobre agua potable, aguas de baño o sobre inundaciones y la Directiva marco ...

El agua es esencial para la vida de los seres humanos, los animales y las plantas, así como para la economía; su protección y gestión trascienden de las fronteras nacionales. La Directiva marco sobre el agua (DMA) establece un marco jurídico para proteger y regenerar el agua limpia en la Unión y para garantizar su utilización sostenible a largo plazo. Está completada por legislación más específica, por ejemplo, las directivas sobre agua potable, aguas de baño o sobre inundaciones y la Directiva marco sobre la estrategia marina, así como por acuerdos internacionales.

River Basins and Water Management in Spain

15-07-2016

This Study was commissioned and supervised by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the PETI committee. It aims to analyze issues related to the petitions from Spanish citizens on the Spanish side of the Tagus and Ebro River Basin Districts. Two main solutions have been brought forward in order to solve the water shortage in Spain: water transfer or desalination. The most widely used approach so far has been the transfer, which ...

This Study was commissioned and supervised by the European Parliament’s Policy Department for Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs at the request of the PETI committee. It aims to analyze issues related to the petitions from Spanish citizens on the Spanish side of the Tagus and Ebro River Basin Districts. Two main solutions have been brought forward in order to solve the water shortage in Spain: water transfer or desalination. The most widely used approach so far has been the transfer, which has been proposed for both the Tagus and Ebro rivers. As indicated in the Study, in Spain the water-related issues have frequently no political or social dimension but the territorial significance. This Study tries to illuminate problems and issues related to the river basins management in Spain while considering the applicable EU legislation.

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Ana de Marcos Fernández (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Spain)

The EU Strategy for the Danube Region

21-05-2015

Responding to the objective of achieving territorial cohesion, the macro-regional approach promoted by the European Union has gained momentum since 2009 and has been put into practice, first in the Baltic Sea Region and subsequently in the Danube River Basin and the Adriatic-Ionian Region through the implementation of strategies targeted at each of these areas, the Danube Region Strategy being one such example. Now that these first macro-regional strategies have been in operation for a few years, ...

Responding to the objective of achieving territorial cohesion, the macro-regional approach promoted by the European Union has gained momentum since 2009 and has been put into practice, first in the Baltic Sea Region and subsequently in the Danube River Basin and the Adriatic-Ionian Region through the implementation of strategies targeted at each of these areas, the Danube Region Strategy being one such example. Now that these first macro-regional strategies have been in operation for a few years, efforts have been made to draw initial lessons from them by assessing their results, the added value of the concept, and the suitability of the governance model applied. Reports from the European Commission, while highlighting the strategies' impact in terms of projects, coordination and integration, promotion of multi-level governance and territorial cohesion, underline the need for stronger political backing, commitment and leadership from the participating countries and regions. Stakeholders have called for a more streamlined governance structure, criticised the limited involvement of civil society organisations, local and regional actors in planning and decision-making processes, and pointed to capacity shortcomings impeding their participation. The question of capacities and resources is of critical importance. As macro-regional strategies do not bring additional EU funding, the participating countries or regions are expected to do more with what is available to address the challenges and opportunities requiring their cooperation. Putting this principle into practice is not a smooth process. This is especially true for the Danube macro-region, which is very diverse in membership. It covers 14 countries whose development levels and status in relation to the European Union (including their access to EU funding as a result of the latter) are not the same. The wide disparities between the partners have a significant impact on the operation of the strategy.

Transboundary water management: The Rogun Dam in Tajikistan

21-08-2013

In more than 260 trans­boundary watercourses around the world, the closely linked issues of energy, water and agriculture cause difficulties. Tensions between energy-starved Tajikistan and cotton-producing Uzbekistan over the planned Rogun hydro-electric dam illustrate the continuing 'water versus energy' debate. At the same time, the scarcity of water resources in Central Asia is often caused by mismanagement.

In more than 260 trans­boundary watercourses around the world, the closely linked issues of energy, water and agriculture cause difficulties. Tensions between energy-starved Tajikistan and cotton-producing Uzbekistan over the planned Rogun hydro-electric dam illustrate the continuing 'water versus energy' debate. At the same time, the scarcity of water resources in Central Asia is often caused by mismanagement.

EU strategy for the Danube region

15-02-2011

A new concept is currently being tested in the framework of the EU's cohesion policy: macro-regional strategies.   The EU strategy for the Danube region, based on the Danube river basin, is the second approach of this kind, after that for the Baltic Sea region (2009).  

A new concept is currently being tested in the framework of the EU's cohesion policy: macro-regional strategies.   The EU strategy for the Danube region, based on the Danube river basin, is the second approach of this kind, after that for the Baltic Sea region (2009).  

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