The ninth meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management will be held from Wednesday, 25 June 2014 until Thursday, 26 June in the Palais des Nations in Geneva, starting at 10 a.m. on 25 June and ending at 4 p.m. on 26 June. The working languages will be English, Russian, Spanish and French. Official documents will be available in English, Russian and French.
The main objective of the meeting is to review the implementation of the programme of work for 2013–2015. The meeting is open to experts representing governmental authorities, the private sector and non-governmental as well as international organizations and other interested stakeholders. It will be held back-to-back with the meeting of the European Union Water Initiative (EUWI) Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia Working Group on 24 June.
Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register by 5 June 2014 using the new electronic procedure available through the following link: https://www2.unece.org/uncdb/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=zQd2vF. The registration code for this meeting is 68578. In case of difficulties please contact the secretariat by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Since Switzerland is part of the Schengen area, visa applications may take 5 weeks. Participants requiring a visa are therefore invited to register as soon as possible and start the visa application procedure well in advance.
Eligible participants from countries with economies in transition and developing countries may apply for financial support to facilitate their participation in the meeting. Requests for financial support should be submitted to the UNECE secretariat (email@example.com) as soon as possible, but not later than 5 May 2014 using the financial support request form.