The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), Germany

The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) is responsible for a range of government policies that are reflected in the name of the ministry itself. The ministry has been working over 30 years to protect the public from environmental toxins and radiation and to establish an intelligent and efficient use of raw materials, to advance climate action and to promote a use of natural resources that conserves biodiversity and secures habitats. 

Environment Agency Austria

As Austria´s most important environmental expert organisation and one of Europe´s leading environmental consultants, Environment Agency Austria stands for a transformation of the economy and society to ensure sustainable living. Their experts provide the basis for decision making at local, regional and international level. They are committed to transparency and impartiality in their work and they engage in dialogue with politics, administration, business, science and civil society. 

Deltares, Netherlands

Deltares is an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface. Throughout the world, they work on smart solutions, innovations and applications for people, environment and society. Their focus is on deltas, coastal regions and river basins. Managing these densely populated and vulnerable areas is complex, which is why they work closely with governments, businesses, other research institutes and universities at home and abroad. 


Stephan von Keitz

Resident Twinning Advisor