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The sixth meeting of the Working Group on Water and Health was held on 3-4 July 2013. It was held back-to-back with the Ninth meeting of the Compliance Committee under the Protocol on Water and Health (1-2 July 2013).

The main objective of the sixth meeting of the Working Group on Water and Health was to prepare the third session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (Oslo, Norway, 25-27 November 2013). In particular the Working Group:
- reviewed the implementation of the activities under the Protocol’s programme of work 2011-2013
- discussed and agreed on a draft programme of work for 2014–2016 to be submitted for adoption by the Meeting of the Parties.

In the framework of the sixth meeting of the Working Group on Water and Health, a side-event "Water in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: How to achieve an aspirational water SDG?" was organized by UNECE and UN-Water with support from the Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation.See summary of the side-event in UNECE Weekly, nr. 539.

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Draft Programme of work for 2014-2016PDFPDFPDF
List of participantsPDF
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Report of the sixth meeting of the Task Force on Target Setting and ReportingPDFPDFPDF
Overview of the outcomes and lessons learned from the subregional workshopsPDFPDF
Report of the subregional workshop for Nordic and Baltic countries


Report of the workshop on reporting under the Protocol on Water and HealthPDF
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Introduction paper on updated Atlas on Water and HealthPDF
Scope and purpose of the Expert group meeting on advancing approaches towards effective prevention and reduction of water-related diseases in the European region (Bonn, 5-6 September 2013)PDF
Scope and objectives of the regional meeting on control and prevention of soil-trasmitted helminths in the European region (Bonn, 16-17 September 2013)PDF
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Progress report on the work on small-scale water supplies and sanitationPDF
Item 6
Guide on public participation under the Protocol on Water and HealthDOCDOC
Item 7
The equitable access score card - Second draft of the synthesis score card reportDOCDOC
Wealth quintile analysis in access to water and sanitation in three Eastern European countriesPDF
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Overview of contributions and expenditures related to the Protocol and resources required up to the third session of the Meeting of the PartiesPDF
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Draft agenda and list of documents for the third session of the Meeting of the PartiesPDF
3aTask Force on Target Setting and Reporting, Pierre Studer, Swiss Federal Office of Public HealthPDF
3bJMP 2013 update WHO-EURO Key Findings,
Eva Fernandez, Water Sanitation Hygiene & Health, WHO
3cSummary of preliminary results Second reporting exercise under The Protocol on
Water and Health, Alisher Mamadzhanov, UNECE
4aTask Force on Water-related Disease Surveillance, Oliver Schmoll, WHO-EuroPDF
4bAtlas on Water and Health - Progress Report 2013,
Christoph Höser & Thomas Kistemann, Institute for Hygiene and Public Health, University Bonn, WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Promoting Water Management & Risk Communication
4cSchematic life-cycle of soil-transmitted helminths, Enkthsetseg Shinee, WHO-EuroPDF
5Small-scale Water Supplies and Sanitation,
Bettina Rickert, Germany and Sascha Gabizon, WECF
6aPublic Participation under the Protocol on Water and Health, Ana Drapa, RomaniaPDF
6bDraft Guide on Public Participation, Romania and Ms. Anke Stock, WECFPDF
7aEquitable access : main results 2012-2013,
Yannick Pavageau, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, France
7bWealth quintile analysis, Mr. Oliver Schmoll on behalf of WHO HQ, WHO/UNICEF, Joint Monitoring ProgrammePDF
11Draft programme of work for 2014-2016PDF