Austrian-Based EU Strategy for the Danube Region Celebrates Anniversary

PeopleOther ♦ Published: June 29, 2021; 09:15 ♦ (Vindobona)

The EU Strategy for the Danube Region celebrates its 10th anniversary by highlighting its importance and contribution to Europe. 14 countries with a population of around 115 million people make up one of the strongest economic forces on the European continent.

The Danube connects 14 countries with more than 115 million people. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Bwag / CC BY-SA 4.0 (

The EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), which is based on a Romanian-Austrian initiative, has celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 24.

The strategy comprises fourteen countries - nine EU member states (Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and Austria) and five non-EU member states (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine) and represents an important …