Healthy River
Project name: Healthy River – Healthy Me – Healthy Sea: Joint actions for common challenges

Funder: Nordplus; NGO Baltic Sea Region  program

Lead partner: Coalition Clean Baltic , Sweden

Summary

The project will address common challenges (e.g. floods/drought, migration barriers, water quality) in 6 transboundary river basins within the Baltic Sea catchment (Nemunas, Daugava, Odra, Western Bug/Vistula, Narva, Pregolya) by joint actions to improve public participation in management of shared watersheds to reach their Good Environmental Status.

Aims
•Introduce integrated ecosystem health and source-to-sea thinking into RBM
•Develop and strengthen Public Advisory River Teams (PARTs) in Nemunas and Daugava basins and establish new PARTs in Narva, Odra and Pregolya
•Activate the role of NGOs in existing national, bi-and multilateral RBM bodies

Background
River Basin Management in Estonia and public participation