To commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the establishment of the EUWI and to highlight its evolution and key achievements, a video ‘EU Water Initiative: Perspectives of Implementing Partners’ has been produced.
The video can be viewed by clicking on the following link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5My3YpQGe8&feature=em-upload_owner
UNECE launches project to improve access to clean water and adequate sanitation in the Republic of MoldovaSubmitted by Elina Mirzoeva on 30-November-2012 - 0 Comments | 0 file | 2245 reads
The first Steering Committee meeting of a new project led by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) to improve access to clean water and adequate sanitation in the Republic of Moldova took place on 21 November 2012 in Chisinau.
The 5th issue of the EUWI-EECCA component National Policy Dialogue Newsletter is now available for your information at http://www.unece.org/index.php?id=31535 or in the EECCA Working group Documents section on this web-site.
The eighth meeting of the Steering Committee of the National Policy Dialogue on integrated water resources in management in Kyrgyzstan took place in Bishkek on 24 October 2012. It was organized by the Department of Water Management and Melioration of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration of Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in the framework of the European Union Water Initiative.
As part of World Water Week 2012 in Stockholm, on 29 August the EU Water Initiative held a special Multi-Stakeholder Forum to mark the 10 year anniversary of its establishment at the 2002 World Summit for Sustainable Development.
Please click on the following links to view the various presentations and panel discussions:
Video clip 1: Per Bertilsson (Swedish International Water Institute): Welcome and overview of the EUWI seminar.
The Water Sector Reform aims at laying the foundations for an Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) approach to the utilisation of Tajikistan’s water resources, based on decentralization and outsourcing services in a transitional process towards a shared responsibility between the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the civil society at large.
On 27 September 2012 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, the second meeting of the Steering Committee of the National Policy Dialogue (NPD) on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) committed to further progress towards the implementation of IWRM in Turkmenistan following the country’s accession to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) in August 2012.
National Policy Dialogues on Water: taking stock of 10 years of progress in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central AsiaSubmitted by Elina Mirzoeva on 09-October-2012 - 0 Comments | 0 file | 1959 reads
Ten years since the launching of the European Union Water Initiative (EUWI), some 50 representatives of the countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, as well as European Union (EU) member States and international organizations, are gathering in Geneva to discuss progress in implementation. In those countries the Water Initiative is implemented through National Policy Dialogues supported by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
The first Steering Committee meeting of the Georgian National Policy Dialogue on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), held in Tbilisi on Monday and Tuesday, 11 and 12 June, approved some basic elements for new water legislation to be further developed into a draft law. The Steering Committee meeting, which was followed by a Stakeholders Workshop, was organized by the Georgian Ministry of Environment Protection and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), in cooperation with Global Water Partnership Georgia.
A new draft National Water Strategy was presented and discussed on 8 June in the Steering Committee of the National Policy Dialogue on Integrated Water Resources Management in Baku. The meeting was organized by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), in cooperation with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.