ICPR – International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine

Rhine 2040

The 16th Conference of Rhine Ministers took place in Amsterdam on 13 February 2020. The ministers in charge of water protection in the Rhine catchment area and the representative of the European Union assessed the achievements of the expiring "Rhine 2020" programme and adopted a new, forward-looking "Rhine 2040" programme with ambitious goals.

The programme „Rhine 2040“ is here.
Further information on the programme Rhine 2040 will follow.

The assessment of „Rhine 2020“ is here.

The press release is here.

The ministerial communiqué is here.

Please find here the report about relationship between the "Rhine 2040" programme and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the UN 2030 Agenda.

The speeches of the conference are available in German, French and Dutch, only. Please switch to the appropriate language.