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Third Workshop on water and climate change adaptation in transboundary basins

25 - 26 April 2012

Geneva, Switzerland

This workshop brought together more than 120 participants from all over the world, engaged in activities on water and adaptation to climate change and variability, in particular in transboundary basins.

It offered a platform for exchanging experience on climate change adaptation strategies, best practices, success factors and lessons learned. It was held back-to-back with the fifth meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate on Friday 27 April 2012.

The workshop was organized in partnership with the Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA), the Global Water Partnership Mediterranean (GWP-MED), the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the World Meteorological Organization and the European Commission.

The workshop focused on the following issue:
- Vulnerability assessment in transboundary basins
- Ecosystem-based adaptation in transboundary basins
- Selecting and implementing adaptation measures
- Integrating the different levels and sectors
- Economic aspects of adaptation to climate change

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Report

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Conclusions

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Information notice

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Programme

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List of participants

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Guidance on Water and Adaptation to Climate Change

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Guidance on Water Supply and Sanitation in Extreme Weather Events

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Transboundary Flood Risk Management: Experiences from the UNECE Region

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Second Assessment

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Report of the Workshop (12-13 April 2011)

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Pilot Projects Progress Report

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Future work on Climate Change Adaptation

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Vulnerability assessment, experiences from around the world

Water scarcity in the Netherlands
Mr. Jos Timmerman, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands

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Mekong Climate Change and Adaptation Initiative
Ms. Nguyen Huong Thuy Phan, Mekong River Commission

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Assessment of climate change induced water stress in the Nile Basin
Mr. Mohamed Elrawady, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)

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Vulnerability assessment in Colombian transboundary basins
Mr. Fabio Andres Bernal, National Hydrological Institute, Colombia

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Glaciers and water use in Central Asia: results of international scientific expedition
Mr. Abdylhamid Kayumov, State Agency for Hydrometeorology, Committee on the Environment of the Government, Republic of Tajiskistan

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Water and Adaptation to Climate Change in Myanmar
Ms. Tin Yi, Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Myanmar

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Ecosystem-based adaptation in transboundary basins

Transboundary conservation of the mangrove ecosystem of Sundarbans
Mr. Laskar Muqsudur Rahman, Forest Department, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Bangladesh

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Building regionally and nationally tailored-based Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) in Mesoamerica
Mr. Juan Carlos Sanchez, International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

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Management of scarce water resources for rehabilitation of degraded lands in arid and semi-arid region of Southern Pakistan
Mr. Sahibzada Irfannullah Khan, Sustainable Land Management Project (SMLP), Ministy of Environment in Pakistan

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How to select and implement adaptation measures

Improving common flood risk management in transboundary basins
Mr. Bart Swanenvleugel, Flood Wise International Cooperation Project

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The Zambezi River Basin Initiative (ZRBI): Build and strengthen resilience
Ms. Hilary Motsiri, International Federation of the Red Cross

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Management Tools of Extreme Weather Events in Morocco
Mr. Abdeslam Ziyad, Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, Morocco

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Transnational adaptation measures against floods and low-flows: The AMICE project on the Meuse river basin
Ms. Maité Fournier, Public Management of the Meuse and its Tributaries (EPAMA), France

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Integrating different levels and sectors

Introduction: Integrating different levels and sectors in the Danube
Mr. Raimund Mair, International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR)

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Economic aspects of Climate Change adaptation

Addressing Risks and Uncertainty: the Role of Economic Instruments and Financing Mechanisms
Ms. Kathleen Dominique, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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The impacts and economic costs of river floods in the European Union and the costs and benefits of adaptation
Mr. Luc Feyen, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre

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Economy-wide analysis of climate change impacts on the Sava River Basin countries
Ms. Sebnem Sahin, World Bank

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Conclusions and next steps

Making adaptation work: Reflection on the issues discussed during the workshop
Mr. John Matthews, Conservation International, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation

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Special session on the Convention

The UNECE Water Convention: obligations and practical application
Ms. Francesca Bernardini, Secretary of the Water Convention

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The Benefits of the Water Convention, Kazakhstan
Mr. Serik Akhmetov

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The opening of the workshop by Mr. Sven Alkalaj, Executive Secretary, UNECE
Opening session: Participant mapping
Opening session: Participant mapping
Ms. Nguyen Huong Thuy Phan, Mekong River Commission
A comment from The Niger Basin Authority
Voting activity during Session 4: Ecosystem-based adaptation in Transboundary Basins
Discussion in small groups: How to deal with uncertainty?
Discussion in small groups: How to make best use of joint bodies in climate change adaptation in transboundary basins
Group discussions during session 7: Integrating different levels and sectors
Group discussions during session 7: Integrating different levels and sectors

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