The meeting was chaired by Mr. Volodya Narimanyan, Deputy Head of Water Resources Management Agency of the Ministry of Nature Protection of Armenia. Members of the Steering Committee are the key Armenian stakeholders; donors and International Financial Institutions (IFIs); rural municipalities/associations of municipalities; water utilities operating, inter alia, in rural areas; water users associations; and local Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). The main items on the meeting agenda were the following: status of NPD activities in Armenia, pilot project in the Debed river basin, projects on water supply and sanitation, update on payments for ecosystem services in IWRM (feasibility study for PES scheme for water quality in lake Sevan).
Documents of the meeting
List of participants
Please download presentations of the Meeting.
The UNECE-supported NPDs on IWRM programme assists Governments of the countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia in promoting implementation of IWRM in line with the principles of the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes, its Protocol on Water and Health, the EU Water Framework Directive and other UNECE and EU instruments.
NPDs on IWRM are the main operational instrument of the EUWI, an international partnership that aims at contributing to the achievement of the water-related Millennium Development Goals. UNECE is the strategic partner to support the policy dialogue process on IWRM. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is the strategic partner for water supply and sanitation.
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