The working group meeting took place on 6 December 2013 in Astana and was chaired by Mr. Bulat Bekniyaz, head of the Water Resources Committee at the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources. An NPD workplan for 2014–2015 was discussed and adopted at the meeting, with two main areas of work for next year: UNECE will support Kazakhstan in studying the possibilities for joining the UNECE/World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO-Europe) Protocol on Water and Health; and OECD will help to develop economic models for water supply and sanitation in rural areas of Kazakhstan.
List of participants
Aims and priorities of the National Policy Dialogue in Kazakhstan
Project “Sustainable models of operation and financing of water supply and sanitation systems in villages and small towns”
Assessment of legal, institutional, financial and capacity needs for the implementation of the Protocol on Water and Health