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 News HeadlineDateVenue
National Policy Dialogue on water restarted in Ukraine after a six-year break (in English)28 March 2017Kyiv, Ukraine
Russian and Kazach experts discuss transboundary water cooperation (in English)23-24 June 2016Astana, Kazakhstan
Celebrating 10 years of successful UNECE support to water policy reform in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia in Paris (in English)12 May 2016Paris, France
Armenia to improve the supply of drinking water throughout the country (in English)26 April 2016Yerevan, Armenia
National Policy Dialogue process in Tajikistan celebrates adoption of Water Sector Reform Programme (in English and in Russian)12 April 2016Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Agreements with UNECE lay ground for water sector reforms in Georgia and the Republic of Moldova (in English and in Russian)17 November 2015Budapest, Hungary
UNECE helps Kyrgyzstan identify more efficient irrigation technologies (in English and in Russian)17 March 2015Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Turkmenistan studies benefits of joining UNECE environmental agreements on water and health and industrial accidents (in English and in Russian)13 October 2014Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Steering Committee of the National Policy Dialogue on Water Continues Water Sector Reforms in Tajikistan (in English and in Russian)23 May 2014Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Armenia prepares to ratify the UNECE Protocol on Water and Health: draft national water and health targets finalized 6 May 2014Yerevan, Armenia
Kazakhstan to start process of joining UNECE Protocol on Water and Health24 April 2014Burabay, Kazakhstan
Turkmenistan to develop road map on integrated water resources management within the framework of UNECE Water Convention3 April 2014Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
UNECE helped to complete another phase of Kyrgyzstan’s Chu Basin Management Plan20 March 2014Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
UNECE to help Azerbaijan finalize its water sector strategy27 January 2014Baku, Azerbaijan
Priority areas for water and health targets set in Armenia12 December 2013Yerevan, Armenia
Kazakhstan takes first step towards joining UNECE Protocol on Water and Health9 December 2013Astana, Kazakhstan
UNECE plans in support of water policy approved by Steering Committee
in Kyrgyzstan
21 October 2013Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
UNECE launches a clearing house for information on water and health in the Republic of Moldova10 October 2013Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
UNECE helps Armenia to set targets on water and health27 September 2013Yerevan, Armenia
UNECE launches National Policy Dialogue on water in Kazakhstan21 June 2013Astana, Kazakhstan
UNECE helps Georgia draft new Water Law30 May 2013Tbilisi, Georgia
UNECE supports modernization of water legislation in Tajikistan24 May 2013Dushanbe, Tajikistan
NPD Steering Committee in Turkmenistan adopts principles for a draft Water Code (available in Russian)9 April 2013Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
National Policy Dialogue Steering Committee in Kyrgyzstan approves targets on water and health15 March 2013Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
UNECE launches project to improve access to clean water and adequate sanitation in the Republic of Moldova28 November 2012Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
UNECE supports water sector reform in Tajikistan (available in Russian)19 November 2012Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Progress in strengthening water resources management in Kyrgyzstan (available in Russian)24 October 2012Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Progress towards the implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in Turkmenistan28 September 2012Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

National Policy Dialogues on Water: taking stock of 10 years of progress in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (available in Russian)

2 July 2012Geneva, Switzerland

UNECE supports development of new water legislation in Georgia (available in Russian)

14 June 2012Tbilisi, Georgia
UNECE supports development of new National Water Strategy in Azerbaijan (available in Russian)11 June 2012Baku, Azerbaijan

UNECE National Policy Dialogue supports water sector reform in Tajikistan (available in Russian)

25 May 2012Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan makes strides in improving its water resources management within framework of UNECE-supported National Policy Dialogue (available in Russian)20 April 2012Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Planned areas of work in 2012 under the EU Water Initiative NPDs for the EECCA component March 2012Geneva, Switzerland and Paris, France
Video interviews on EU Water Initiative National Policy Dialogues on IWRM (available in Russian)10 January 2012Geneva, Switzerland
Expert meeting of NPD on IWRM in Azerbaijan discusses draft National Water Strategy 29 November 2011Baku, Azerbaijan

NPD Steering Committee discusses management plan for the Chu River Basin in Kyrgyzstan (available in Russian)

28 November 2011Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
National Workshop on IWRM in Ashgabat (available in Russian)12 November 2011Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Working Group finds improved water resources management in countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia owing to National Policy Dialogues7-8 November 2011Bucharest, Romania
UNECE signs Memorandum of Understanding with Georgia under the EU Water Initiative (available in Russian)19 October 2011Tbilisi, Georgia
Tajikistan: the EU Water Initiative National Policy Dialogue Steering Committee Establishes an Interministerial Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management  (available in Russian)18 October 2011Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Workshop on UNECE/WHO-Euro Protocol on Water and Health and NPD on IWRM Steering Committee meeting5-6 October 2011Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
EU Water Initiative Side Event at the Seventh Ministerial Conference “Environment for Europe”23 September 2011Astana, Kazakhstan
Expert Group on the UNECE Water Convention Meets for the First Time in Ashgabat2 September 2011Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Review Meeting on Cooperation with Turkmenistan on Environmental Issues30 August 2011Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Renewal of EU Water Initiative activities in Kyrgyzstan18 May 2011Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
First Steering Committee meeting of the EU Water Initiative National Policy Dialogue on integrated water resources management held in Turkmenistan4 April 2011Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Launch of National Policy Dialogue in Georgia 29 March 2011Tbilisi, Georgia
National Policy Dialogue on integrated water resources management in Tajikistan15 March 2011Dushanbe, Tajikistan
Azerbaijan Launches National Policy Dialogue on Integrated Water
Resources Management
12 October 2010Baku, Azerbaijan
Meeting on starting National Policy Dialogue in Georgia14 – 17 September 2010Tbilisi, Georgia
EU Water Initiative EECCA 14th Working Group Meeting7 – 28 October 2010 Brussels, Belgium