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Subregional workshop to share experience in the implementation of the UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health for countries of the Caucasus

27 - 28 May 2013

Tbilisi, Georgia

The subregional workshop to share experience in the implementation of the UNECE-WHO/Europe Protocol on Water and Health for countries of the Caucasus was held on 27 and 28 May 2013 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The workshop was organized jointly by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia, with support from the Global Water Partnership Georgia and the WHO/Europe secretariat. It was a fourth subregional workshop organized under the programme of work of the Protocol for 2011-2013 within the regional project supported by the Government of Finland.

The workshop provided an opportunity for more than 40 decision makers and experts representing the environment, water management and health sectors of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia to exchange experience and discuss challenges related to the Protocol’s implementation.

The workshop specifically aimed to:

  • Facilitate exchange of countries’ experiences on the regulatory, institutional and technical aspects connected with the implementation of the Protocol on     Water and Health, in particular in relation to the cooperation of the water, health and environment sectors;
  • Share information on the process of development and adoption of targets under the Protocol, as well as on the implementation of measures to achieve such targets;
  • Present, discuss and identify solutions for the main challenges in the process of setting targets and other issues related to the Protocol’s implementation;
  • Discuss water and health issues common to all countries of the Caucasus.
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Programme of the workshopPDF
Concept notePDF
List of participantsPDF
ReportPDF
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Introduction to the Protocol on Water and Health and to its main obligations, as well
as to the background and objectives of the workshop,

Mr. Alisher Mamadzhanov,UNECE
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Activities of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) in countries of the Caucasus,
Mr. Georgiy Dzamukashvili, GWP Georgia
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Activities of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) in countries of the Caucasus,
Ms. Arevik Hovsepyan, GWP Armenia
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Setting the scene: Setting and implementation of targets in the Republic of Moldova,
Mr. Ion Salaru, First Deputy Director, National Center for Public Health and Ms. Serafima Tronza, Head of Water Management Department, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Moldova
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Implementation of the Protocol and target setting in Armenia,
Ms. Armine Arushanyan, Water Resources Management Agency, Ministry of Nature Protection
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Implementation of the Protocol and target setting in Armenia,
Ms. Aida Petikyan, State Hygiene and Anti-Epidemic Inspectorate, Ministry of Health, Armenia
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Implementation of the Protocol and target setting in Azerbaijan,
Ms. Leylakhanim Taghizade, Head of Communal Department, Center of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Azerbaijan
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Georgian experience in setting of targets and relevant indicators and implementing
the programme activities,

Mr. Alexander Mindorashvili, Chief Specialist, Water Resources Management Division, Ministry of Environment Protection
and Natural Resources of Georgia
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Introduction to water and sanitation safety planning,
Mr. Oliver Schmoll, WHO/Europe
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Case study on water safety planning in Tajikistan,
Dr. Alimakhmad Sufiev, Head Specialist, State Sanitary and Epidemiological
Surveillance Service, Tajikistan
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Introduction to the global process,
Mr. Peep Mardiste, UNECE
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Overview of the national consultations in Georgia,
Ms. Mariam Makarova, Head of the Water Resources Management Service,
Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia
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Public participation in the implementation of the Protocol and in setting targets,
Ms. Emma Anakhasyan, Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment
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Communicational aspects of cross-sectoral cooperation in support of the implementation of the Protocol,
Ms. Oksana, Zhabina, NGO EPTISA, Azerbaijan
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Small scale water supplies and sanitation: issues in the region and activities in the
programme of work under the Protocol,
Mr. Oliver Schmoll, WHO/Europe
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Case study on a project on small scale water supplies and sanitation in Georgia,
Ms. Nana Gabriadze, Senior Specialist, National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health
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Alternative methods of wastewater treatment in mountainous regions of Armenia,
Mr. Eduard Mesropyan, Director, JINJ Ltd. Engineering consulting company
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Measures implemented in Azerbaijan in support of the Protocol on Water and Health objectives,
Mr. Arif Akhundov, State Water Resources Agency, Ministry of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan
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