Fourth meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate
Geneva, Palais des Nations, conference room 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.
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