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

10 - 12 October 2018

Astana, Kazakhstan

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Post-session documents
Report of the Meeting of the Parties on its eighth session
(ECE/MP.WAT/54)
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Report of the Meeting of the Parties on its eighth session
Programme of work for 2019–2021
(ECE/MP.WAT/54/Add.1)
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Report of the Meeting of the Parties on its eighth session
Rules of procedure of the Meetings of the Parties, Strategy for the implementation of the Convention at the global level, Programme of work of the International Water Assessment Centre for 2019–2021 and Decisions
(ECE/MP.WAT/54/Add.2)
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High-level segment
Item 1. Opening of the session and adoption of the agenda
Annotated provision agenda for the eighth session
(ECE/MP.WAT/53)
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Organization of workPDFPDFPDFPDF
Item 2. Status of ratification of the Convention and its Protocols and report on credentials
Informal document
Status of ratification of the Water Convention, its Protocol and amendments
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/INF.1)
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Item 3. Adoption of revised rules of procedure
Draft revised rules of procedures of the Meeting of the Parties
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/1)
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Item 4. Special session: Transboundary water cooperation: Sharing water for people, planet, prosperity and peace
Informal document
Concept Note of the Special High-Level Session
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/INF.2a)
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Programme of the high-level segment
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/INF.2b)
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General Segment
Documents for all the following agenda items
Report on the implementation of the programme of work 2016–2018, including partnerships
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/2)
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Overview of contributions and expenditures in 2016–2018
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/3)
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Draft programme of work for 2019–2021
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/4)
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Programme of work for 2016–2018
(ECE/MP.WAT/49/Add.1)
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Report of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management on its eleventh meeting
(ECE/MP.WAT/WG.1/2016/2)
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Report of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management on its twelfth meeting
(ECE/MP.WAT/WG.1/2017/2)
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Report of the second joint meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management and the Working Group on Monitoring and Assessment
(ECE/MP.WAT/WG.1/2018/2-ECE/MP.WAT/WG.2/2018/2)
PDF
(advance version)
Item 5. Reporting under the Convention and on Sustainable Development Goal indicator 6.5.2
Draft decision on reporting and revised template for reporting under the Convention
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/5)
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Progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals
(E/2018/64)
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Progress on transboundary water cooperation: Global baseline for SDG indicator 6.5.2 (ECE/MP.WAT/57)
see publication
Progress on transboundary water cooperation under the Water Convention (ECE/MP.WAT/51)
see publication
Sustainable Development Goal 6 Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and SanitationPDF
Informal document
Report of the technical meeting on the template for reporting on Sustainable Development Goal indicator 6.5.2 and under the Water Convention, jointly prepared by ECE and UNESCO (Budapest, 16–17 January 2018)
(ECE/MP.WAT/WG.1/2018/INF.5-ECE/MP.WAT/WG.2/2018/INF.5)
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Item 6. Opening of the Convention, promotion and partnerships
Draft strategy for the implementation of the Convention at the global level
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/6)
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Draft decision on the designation and responsibilities of focal points
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/7)
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The Economic Commission for Europe Water Convention and the United Nations Watercourses Convention: An analysis of their harmonized contribution to international water law
(ECE/MP.WAT/42)
see publication
The Global Opening of the 1992 Water Convention (brochure)
(ECE/MP.WAT/43/Rev.1)
see brochure
The Water Convention- Responding to global water challenges
(ECE/MP.WAT/52)

see brochure
Informal document
GEF and the Water Convention
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/ INF.3)
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Information for non-Party States participating in the eighth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water ConventionPDFPDFPDF
Item 7. Implementation and compliance
Report of the Implementation Committee to the Meeting of the Parties and draft decision on implementation (ECE/MP.WAT/2018/8)PDFPDFPDF
Report of the Implementation Committee on its sixth meeting
 (ECE/MP.WAT/IC/2016/2)
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Report of the Implementation Committee on its seventh meeting
(ECE/MP.WAT/IC/2016/4)
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Report of the Implementation Committee on its eighth meeting
(ECE/MP.WAT/IC/2017/2)
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Report of the Implementation Committee on its ninth meeting
(ECE/MP.WAT/IC/2018/2)
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Decision VI/1 on support to implementation and compliance
(see ECE/MP.WAT/37/Add.2)
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Informal document
List of candidates for the Implementation Committee (ECE/MP.WAT/2018/INF.4)PDF
Item 8. Supporting implementation and application of the Convention through projects on the ground and capacity development
Principles for effective joint bodies for transboundary cooperation
(ECE/MP.WAT/50)
see publication
Item 9. European Union Water Initiative and National Policy Dialogues
Item 10. Water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus in transboundary basins
Methodology for assessing the water-food-energy-ecosystem nexus in transboundary basins and experiences from its application: Synthesis
(ECE/MP.WAT/55)

see publication
A nexus approach to transboundary cooperation: The experience of the Water Convention
(ECE/MP.WAT/NONE/12)
see publication
Reconciling Different Resource Uses in Transboundary Basins: Assessment of the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus
(ECE/MP.WAT/46)

see publication
Item 11. Identifying, assessing and communicating the benefits of transboundary cooperation
Identifying, assessing and communicating the benefits of transboundary water cooperation - Lessons learnt and recommendations
(ECE/MP.WAT/NONE/11)

see publication
Policy Guidance Note on the Benefits of Transboundary Water Cooperation: Identification, Assessment and Communication
(ECE/MP.WAT/47)

see publication
Item 12. Adapting to climate change in transboundary basins
Strategy for future work on climate change adaptation in transboundary basins under the Convention (ECE/MP.WAT/2015/4)PDFPDFPDF-
Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation (ECE/MP.WAT/56)
see publication
Water and Climate Change Adaptation in Transboundary Basins: Lessons Learned and Good Practices (ECE/MP.WAT/45)see publication
How to prepare bankable projects for climate change adaptation in transboundary basins
Item 13. Water and industrial accidents
Draft safety guidelines and good practices for the management and retention of firefighting water: general recommendations
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/9-ECE/CP.TEIA/2018/12)
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Draft safety guidelines and good practices for the management and retention of firefighting water: technical and organizational recommendations
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/10-ECE/CP.TEIA/2018/13)
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Item 14. International Water Assessment Centre
Draft workplan of the International Water Assessment Centre for 2019–2021
(ECE/MP.WAT/ 2018/11)
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Item 15. Programme of work for 2019–2021, terms of reference of the bodies established to implement it and resources needed for its implementation
Draft programme of work for 2019–2021
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/4)
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Overview of contributions and expenditures in 2016–2018
(ECE/MP.WAT/2018/3)
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Item 19. Presentation of the main decisions
List of decisionsPDFPDFPDF