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Most EU Member States with inland waterways with Waterway Class IV and higher have committed themselves to develop RIS.

EU Member States are involved on different levels: they developing RIS policy and legislation for the EU and also for the various river commissions.
Based on the RIS Directive (EC/2005/44), the RIS Committee - consisting of representatives of EU Member States - decides on executive EU legislation; -comitology procedures.

Various representatives of EU Member States participate in the work of the RIS Expert Groups, as well as the River Commissions, UNECE and PIANC.