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Fifth session, 10-12 November 2009, Geneva

Palais des Nations, Conference room VII


Main page of the fifth session

PRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS
(delivered at the session or submitted in writing after the meeting)

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Item 1. Opening of the session

Opening Address by Mr. Willy Geiger, Vice Director of the Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland

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Opening remarks by Mr. Marco Keiner, Director, Environment, Housing and Land Management Division, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

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Azerbaijan

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Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Bulgaria

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Croatia

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Czech Republic

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Finland

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Romania

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Russian Federation

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Slovakia

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Ukraine

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Item 4. Amendments to articles 25 and 26 to open the Convention to countries outside the region

Statement by Mongolia

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Statement by Ukraine

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Statement by Afghanistan

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Item 5. Integrated management of water and related ecosystems

 

(c) Ecosystem services and payments for such services in integrated water resources management

 

 

 

Statement by MCPFE

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(d) Water and climate adaptation in transboundary basins, including flood and drought risk management

 

 

 

The Guidance on Water and Adaptation to Climate Change. Mr. Joost Buntsma, Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, the Netherlands

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Future activities on water and climate change. Mr. Joost Buntsma, Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, the Netherlands

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The Nairobi Work Programme on Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change (NWP). Understanding Vulnerability, Fostering Adaptation. Ms. Xianfu Lu, Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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The workshop on transboundary flood risk management. Mr. Thomas Stratenwerth, Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Germany

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Statement by WMO on climate change adaptation

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Statement by WMO on transboundary flood management

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(e) European Union Water Initiative and National Policy Dialogues

 

 

 

National Policy Dialogues on Integrated Water Resources Management. Mr. Rainer Enderlein, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

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Statement by Ukraine

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(f) Water and industrial accidents

 

 

 

Safety guidelines and good practices for tailing management facilities. Mr. Peter Kovacs, Ministry of Environment and Water, Hungary

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The Joint Ad Hoc Expert Group on Water and Industrial Accidents. Mr. Peter Kovacs, Ministry of Environment and Water, Hungary

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(g) “Capacity for Water Cooperation” project

 

 

 

Capacity for Water Cooperation. Ms. Francesca Bernardini, UNECE

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Item 6. Monitoring and assessment of transboundary waters

 

(a) Assessment of the status of transboundary rivers, lakes and groundwaters

 

The First and Second Assessment of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Groundwaters in the UNECE Region.

Ms. Lea Kauppi, Finnish Environment Institute

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The results of the second Assessment of Transboundary, Riivers, Lakes and Groundwaters in South--Eastern Europe.

Mr. Dimitris Faloutsos, Globla Water Partnership Mediterranean

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(b) Strengthening capacity for data administration and exchange for monitoring and assessment of transboundary water resources in EECCA

 

 

 

Capacity building in data administration for assessing and monitoring transboundary water resources in the
countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA). Presentation of the pilot project proposal.

Mr. Jean-Paul RIVAUD, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and the Sea, France and Mr. Paul HAENER, International Office for Water, FRANCE

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Item 7. Proposed programme of pilot projects

Future programme of pilot projects under the Convention. Ms. Sonja Koeppel, UNECE, Water Convention Secretariat

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Item 8. International Water Assessment Centre

The International Water Assessment Centre. Mr. Boris Minarik, Slovak Hydrometerological Institute, Slovakia

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Item 9. Technical assistance and implementation projects

The UNECE Water Convention Advisory Services, Technical Assistance Projects. Mr. Bo Libert, Regional Advisor, UNECE

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