It will be held back-to-back with the eighth meeting of the Protocol’s Compliance Committee (10 October 2012) and the second meeting of the Drafting Group on Public Participation under the Protocol on Water and Health (10 October 2012).
The main objectives of the fifth meeting of the Working Group on Water and Health are:
- to review the implementation of the programme of work for the period 2011–2013, adopted at the second session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health (Bucharest, 23–25 November 2010)
- to provide guidance on its further development, also taking into account changing conditions and limited financial means.
A special thematic discussion session on “the Protocol on Water and Health and the Green Economy” will be held on Thursday 11 October afternoon.
As done at the previous meeting, the Compliance Committee will offer the opportunity for private consultations with representatives of the Parties on the consultation process during the afternoon of 11 October. Interested Parties are invited to contact the UNECE secretariat to this end beforehand.
The working languages will be English, Russian and French.
Participants are requested to complete the registration form and to send it to the UNECE secretariat by 24 September 2012 at the latest by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (and by 2 September 2012 for those requesting financial support).
List of participants
Guidelines on the Setting of Targets, Evaluation of Progress and Reporting
Draft programme of work for 2011-2013
Guidelines and template for summary reports in accordance with article 7 of the Protocol on Water and Health
Policy Guidance on Water-related Disease Surveillance
Technical Guidance for Water-Related Disease Surveillance
Report of the seventh meeting of the Compliance Committee
How to better promote the Convention and its Protocol on Water and Health:
No one left behind: Good practices to ensure equitable access to water and sanitation in the pan-European region
Report of the fifth meeting of the Task Force on Target Setting and Reporting
Report on the workshop on water and health in Central Europe (Bratislava, 8-9 may 2012)
Note on the WHO Atlas on Water and Health
Report on the project technical meeting on monitoring of water supply and sanitation, 10-11 July 2012, Bonn, Germany
Summary report of the technical meeting on the elimination of soil transmitted helminthiasis in children in the European region, 12-13 September 2012
Progress report on the work on small-scale water supplies and sanitation
Concept note on water operator's partnerships contribution to the Protocol on Water and Health (GWOPA/UN-Habitat)
Outline of the thematic discussion session: The Protocol on Water and Health and a green economy
Report of the joint event "Public participation in environmental decision making: Focus on water and health"
Draft extended outline of the guidelines on public participation under the Protocol on Water and health
Concept note on the development of a score card on ensuring equitable access to water and sanitation
Draft scorecard framework to monitor progress in achieving equitable access to water and sanitation
Draft terms of reference for pilots to test the score card
Overview of contributions and expenditures related to the Protocol
Calendar of meetings
Task Force on Target Setting and Reporting TFTSR
Second reporting exercise under the Protocol
Small-scale Water Supplies and Sanitation. Status of Work
Water Operator's Partnerships in Support of the Protocol on Water and Health
Green Growth and Water. The Protocol on Water and Health and a green economy
The link between the provisions of the Protocol and green economy
Enhancing sustainable water use
Promoting green economy principles through target implementation for the Protocol on Water and Health in Moldova
Water utilities toward a better economy: a legal conversion in Hungary
Increase of energy efficiency of waste water treatment plants (WWTP)
Activity under Programme of Work 2011-2013 by Romania and WECF