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Fourth meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate

14 April 2011

Geneva, Palais des Nations, Salle V

The fourth meeting of the Task Force was held on 14 April 2011 in Geneva in the Palais des Nations, starting at 9.30 a.m. and ending at 5.30 p.m. It was organized back-to-back with the second Workshop on water and adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins, which was held on 12-13 April 2011 in Geneva. The working languages were English, French and Russian.

The meeting was open to experts from UNECE member States representing governmental authorities, the private sector, non-governmental and international organizations as well as other interested stakeholders. Focal points were requested to disseminate information on the meeting and to facilitate nomination of relevant experts from their respective countries.

The related background documents are available on this website. For documents of the previous meetings of the Task Force please click here.

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Provisional agenda for the meeting


List of participants


Overview of the pilot projects progress


Report of the Committee on Environmental Policy at its seventeenth session

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UNECE Guidance on Water and Adaptation to Climate Change

see publication

Guidance on Water Supply and Sanitation in Extreme Weather Events, prepared by the Task Force on Extreme Weather Events under the Protocol on Water and Health

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Recent Developments on Adaptation under the UNFCCC,

Mr. Festus Luboyera, Adaptation Programme, UNFCCC Secretariat



Adapting to Climate Change and Water policies,

Ms. Andrea Nám, European Commission DG Environment



Climatological establishment of site studies and land use: the Carpathian region,

Mr. Sandor Szalai, Szent Istvan University



Groundwater Resources Assessment under the Pressures of Humanity and Climate Change,

Mr. Jose Luis MARTIN BORDES, UNESCO-HIP (International Hydrological Programme) GRAPHIC (Global network of scientists)



Alliance for Global Water Adaptation (AGWA) - an evolving initiative,

Mr. Diego Rodriguez and Mr. Ron Hoffer, World Bank



Explore 2070 Adaptation strategies for water,

Mr. Xavier de Lacaze, Project manager, Ministry of Ecology, France



Diagnostic des potentialités hydriques à l’échelle synoptique, effet de la variabilité climatique,

M. Dakiche, L’agence nationale des ressources hydrauliques (A.N.H.R.), Oran, Algerie



Future changes in river runoff in the Volga River basin under global warming: have they already taken place?

Mr. Andrey Shalygin, State Hydrological Institute of ROSHYDROMET, Russia



Platform for exchanging experience on water and adaptation to climate change



Associated Programme on Flood Management: Integrated Flood Management HelpDesk, activities and outcomes,

Ms. Ekzarkho, Mr. Abrate and Mr. Teruggi , World Meteorological Organization