The sixth meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate will take place in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 27 June 2013. It will be held back-to-back with the Fourth Workshop on Adaptation to Climate Change in Transboundary Basins (Geneva, 25–26 June 2013).
The main objective of the sixth meeting of the Task Force is to discuss the implementation of the activities to be undertaken under the programme of work for 2013-2015 of the Water Convention in relation to climate change adaptation. These activities are to be implemented in the context of the global opening of the Water Convention to all the United Nations Member States, following the entry into force of the amendments to articles 25 and 26 of the Convention in February 2013.
The meeting is open to experts representing governmental authorities, the private sector, non-governmental and international organizations as well as other interested stakeholders. Focal points are requested to disseminate information on the meeting and to facilitate the nomination of relevant experts from their respective countries.
Simultaneous interpretation into English, French, Russian and Spanish will be provided.
Participants are requested to complete the registration form and to transmit it to the UNECE secretariat by Monday 10 June 2013 at the latest (email@example.com).
Eligible participants from countries with economies in transition and developing countries may apply for financial support to facilitate their participation in the meeting. Requests for financial support should be submitted to the UNECE secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible, but not later than Wednesday 15 May 2013. No application will be accepted after this deadline.
Further information will be made available on this website in due course.
List of participants