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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 | 2270 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 National Policy Dialogues is the main operational instrument of the EU Water Initiative (EUWI), an international partnership that aims to contribute to the achievement of the water related Millennium Development Goals. UNECE is the strategic partner supporting the policy dialogue process on IWRM. The OECD is the strategic partner for water supply and sanitation. Romanian Ministry of Environment and Forests is Chair of the EUWI regional component.
24 октября 2012 года в г. Бишкеке, Кыргызстан, состоялось восьмое заседание Координационного совета Национального диалога по водной политике в сфере интегрированного управления водными ресурсами.
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.
The eighth Steering Committee and a Stakeholders meetings were organised by the Department of Water Management and Melioration of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration of Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with UNECE and OECD in the framework of the EUWI NPD. These were the first meetings chaired by the new NPD Chair – the Deputy Director of the Department of Water Management and Melioration of the Ministry of Agriculture and Melioration Mr. Abdybai Dzhailoobaev.
Mr. Kurbangeldy BALLYEV, Representative of Turkmenistan, and Member of the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, spoke about the progress of work of the national Expert Working Group which aims to analyse national water legislation and prepare a proposal to the Government of Turkmenistan for accession to the UNECE Convention on Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes.
Report on implementation of the European Union Water Initiative National Policy Dialogues on Integrated Water Resources Management and on Water Supply and Sanitation (Doc.ECE/MP.WAT/WG.1&2/2012/ INF.4) prepared by UNECE and OECD
Dear colleagues,It is our pleasure to update you on implementation of the EU Water Initiative National Policy Dialogues in EECCA countries. Please find attached the programme newsletter in English and Russian which covers activities of the first half of 2012.Please find more publications at http://www.unece.org/environmental-policy/treaties/water/areas-of-work-of-the-convention/european-union-water-initiative-and-national-policy-dialogues/envwaternpdpublications.html
Despite the difficulties in these sectors, the organizer reported 20% growth in the number of exhibitors. 'Impressive was the share of the foreign companies - over 60% of the participants. This fact confirms that the South-East Europen region is an attractive market for investors.' - says Maya Kristeva, CEO of Via Expo.
Visitors had the opportunity to see the latest products, provided by 412 direct exhibitors and represented companies from 33 countries in 4 halls.
The ACP-EU Water Facility is one of the first results of the European Union Water Initiative (EUWI). The initiative, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, is an international policy partnership that has successfully helped to improve access to water across the world and to put water at the heart of development policies.
An interactive map on the ACP-EU Water Facility shows a sample of projects funded by the facility to provide access to safe drinking water and improve sanitation and hygiene practices.