April 30 and May 7 Reducing socio-economic disparities
The Danube is the world’s most internationally connected river but the region faces high economic disparities between basin countries. Coal burning and brain drain are major challenges.
The Danube hack aims to tackle youth unemployment and the need for high-skilled jobs (SDG8) through the development of green energy infrastructure and environmental monitoring technologies (SDG 9),(SDG 17).
Danube Region: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Moldova and Ukraine.