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Seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention

17 - 19 November 2015

Budapest, Hungary

Main page of the seventh session

PresentationsENGFRERUS
Item 1 - Opening of the session and adoption of the agenda
Item 2 - Status of ratification of the Convention and its protocols and report on credentials
Status of ratification of the Water Convention, its protocols and amendmentsPDF
Item 3(b) - Part 2 — the Water Convention in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other global commitments
Item 4 - Review of past activities and discussion of future activities in the different areas of work
Item 4(a) - Assessing the benefits of transboundary cooperation

Assessing the benefits of transboundary water cooperation
Harry Liiv, Estonia, Ministry of the Environment
Chantal Demilecamps, UNECE

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Benefits of transboundary cooperation assessed and facilitated by the Mekong River Commission
Anoulak Kittikhoun, Mekong River Commission 

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Item 4(b) - Adapting to climate change in transboundary basins 
Task Force on Water and Climate
Sibylle Vermont, Swiss Federal Office for the Environment, International Affairs Division
Jos Timmerman, Alterra Wageningen UR, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment
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Water and adaptation to the effects of climate change:- Agenda of solutions,
Jean François Donzier,
International Network of Basin Organizations
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Item 4(c) - Implementation Committee
Item 4(d) - Support to implementation through capacity-building and assistance on the ground 
Vecht Payment on Ecosystem Services Project Implementation on the ground
Heide Jekel, Federal Environment Ministry of Germany
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Support to implementation
Bo Libert, UNECE
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Item 4(e) - Exchange of experience of joint bodies
Item 4(f) - Consideration of the need for reporting under the Convention
Reporting under the Convention
Mr. Seppo Rekolainen, Finnish Environment Institute, Chair of the Core Group on Reporting
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Item 4(g) - European Union Water Initiative and National Policy Dialogues
EU Water Initiative and National Policy Dialogues. Progress made – Armenia
Volodya Narimanyan, Deputy Chairman of State Committee of Water Economy
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EU Water Initiative and National Policy Dialogues. Progress made – Georgia
Ekaterine Grigalava, Deputy Minister
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EU Water Initiative and National Policy Dialogues. Progress made – Kazakhstan
Yerlan Nysanbaev, Vice Minister
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EU Water Initiative (EUWI) and National Policy Dialogues,
Iulian Jugan, State Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests of Romania
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Item (4(h) - Water and industrial accidents

Joint Ad Hoc Expert Group (JEG) Checklist for contingency planning for accidents affecting transboundary waters Workplan & Future Activities
Gerhard Winkelmann-OeiGerman Environment Agency (JEG – CoChair TEIA Convention)
Péter Kovács Ministry of Interior of Hungary (JEG – CoChair Water Convention)

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Item 4(i) - Thematic assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus 
Thematic assessment on the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus,
Seppo Rekolainen, Finnish Environment Institute Chair of the Task Force on the nexus
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Thematic assessment on the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus: methology and lessons learned,
Annukka Lipponen,UNECE 
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Item 4(j) - Monitoring of transboundary waters and future comprehensive assessments of the status of transboundary waters
Third comprehensive assessment of transboundary waters
Lea Kauppi, Finnish Environment Institute Co-Chair of the Working Group on IWRM
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Item 5 - Opening of the Convention
Opening of the Convention
Fabien Dupuis, France,
Nathalie Rizzotti, Switzerland
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Item 6 - Cooperation with partners
GEF and the Water Convention
Astrid Hillers, GEF - Programme Manager
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Promotion of the Water Convention
Sonja Koeppel, UNECE 
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UNESCO and the Water Convention,
Alice Aureli, UNESCO-IHP, Chief Groundwater Systems and Settlements
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Item 7 - Cooperation with the Protocol on Water and Health
Cooperation with the Protocol on Water and Health 
Pierre Studer, Switzerland, Chair of the Bureau
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Item 9 - Programme of work for 2016–2018, terms of reference of bodies established to implement it and resources needed for its implementation
Draft Programme of work for 2016-2018
Francesca Bernardini, UNECE
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