The 7th Task Force on Water and Climate will be held on Monday, 13 October 2014 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva in room XII, starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. The working languages will be English, French, Russian and Spanish.
The Task Force on Water and Climate aims to review the progress and discuss the implementation of future activities to be undertaken under the programme of work for 2013-2015 of the Water Convention. The Task Force meeting will be followed by the Fifth Workshop on Adaptation to Climate Change in Transboundary Basins, which will be held on 14-15 October 2014 in Geneva.
Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register by 1 October 2014 using the new electronic procedure. Registration is available through the following link: https://www2.unece.org/uncdb/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=r1xuwp (We recommend you use Internet Explorer browser for the online meeting registration). In case of difficulties you may refer to the user manual or please contact the secretariat by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Since Switzerland is part of the Schengen Zone, obtaining a visa might take up to 5 weeks. Participants needing a visa are therefore requested to submit their application as soon as possible and initiate visa procedures at least four weeks before the meeting.
Eligible participants from countries with economies in transition and developing countries may apply for financial support to facilitate their participation in the meeting using the financial support request form. Requests for financial support should be submitted to the UNECE secretariat (email@example.com) as soon as possible, but not later than Wednesday 3 September 2014. No application will be accepted after this deadline.