• Apele Romane

National Administration „Romanian Waters” is a public institution of national interest, with legal status, functioning based on economic management and autonomy that manages the waters from the state public domain and the infrastructure of the National System of Water Management consisting of reservoirs, flood protection dykes, canals, interbasin derivations, water intakes and other particular works.

From administrative point of view, NAAR has the following structure: a headquarter, 11 River Basin Administrations with legal personality, 41 Water Management Systems (without legal personality).

National Administration „Apele Române” (NAAR) applies the national strategy and policy in the field of quantitative and qualitative management of water resources, acting for acquiring knowledge on water resources, for water resources conservation, rationale use and protection against depletion and degradation, in order to ensure a sustainable development, to prevent the destructive effects of waters, to ensure river reconstruction, hydrological and hydrogeological survey, implementation of the provisions under the legislation harmonized with the Directives of the European Union in the field of the sustainable management of water resources and conservation of […]


  • Norvegian Environment

Norwegian Environment Agency

The Norwegian Environment Agency’s primary tasks is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, manage Norwegian nature and prevent pollution. We play a key role in shaping Norwegian environmental policy.
We were established on 1 July 2013 as a result of the merger of the Norwegian Climate and Pollution Agency and the Norwegian Directorate for Nature Management.
The Norwegian Environment Agency is the largest agency under the Ministry of Climate and Environment with about 700 employees, most of whom work at our offices in Trondheim and Oslo.
The sections that are primarily responsible for nature management are located in Trondheim, while the sections that are mainly responsible for climate and pollution issues are in Oslo.
The Norwegian Nature Inspectorate (SNO) is part of the agency, with employees at more than sixty local offices.

Managing Norwegian nature and preventing pollution

The Norwegian Environment Agency is instrumental in nature management, pollution control and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Our principal functions include monitoring the state of the environment, conveying environment-related information, exercising authority, overseeing and guiding regional and municipal authorities, […]