The first meeting of the Core Group on Groundwater under the Legal Board of the Water Convention will take place on 30 January 2012 in Geneva, starting at 10.00 a.m. and closing at 6 p.m. on Monday 30 January 2012.
The Core Group on Groundwater under the Legal Board of the Water Convention was established in order to develop the model provisions on groundwater, further to the mandate given by the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention at its fifth session to the Legal Board and the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management to prepare a preliminary study on the application of the principles of the Convention to transboundary groundwater.
The working languages of the first meeting of the Core Group on Groundwater under the Legal Board will be English, French and Russian.
Participants are requested to complete the registration form and to transmit it by e-mail to the secretariat (email@example.com) as soon as possible, but not later than 17 January 2011. If you need a personal invitation letter for visa purpose, please contact the secretariat as soon as possible and also indicate it clearly in the registration form.
Eligible participants from countries with economies in transition may apply for financial support to facilitate their participation in the meeting. Requests for financial support should be submitted together with the registration form to UNECE by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible, but not later than 20 December 2011.