WWF presents its highest award to Danube basin commission

Vienna - WWF presented today a Gift to the Earth, its highest award, to the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) at a ceremony at the UN in Vienna.

“WWF has given a Gift to the Earth, its highest award, in recognition of the transformational role that the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River has played in promoting and securing clean flowing rivers as well as healthy habitats and species in the Danube River Basin, and in serving as a model for integrated river basin management across the world’s most international river basin,” said Andreas Beckmann, Managing Director of the WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme.

Full article