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The Annual meeting of the EU Water Initiative (EUWI) in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) Working Group took place on 24-25 October 2013 in Helsinki (Finland). It was co-organised by the Finnish Environmental Institute (SYKE), the OECD/Task Force for the Implementation of the Environmental Action Programme (the OECD/EAP Task Force) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).
 
The meeting of the Working Group brought together senior officials representing water and environmental authorities from countries of Western, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, as well as international organisations, and donors.
 
The meeting presented an opportunity to review the implementation of National Policy Dialogues on integrated water resources management and on water supply and sanitation in EECCA countries.

DocumentsENGRUS
AgendaPDF
Progress reportPDF
Report of the meetingPDFPDF
List of participantsPDF
Indicative Workplan 2014 endorsed by the Working Group        PDFPDF
PresentationsENGRUS
Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
Mr. Peep Mardiste, UNECE
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Managing Water for Green Growth
Mr. Xavier Leflaive, OECD
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The EU's new water policy orientations. Blueprint to Safeguard Europe's Water Resources and lessons learned
Ms. Marta Moren-Abat, European Commission
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Strengthening institutional framework for transboundary cooperation and practical case from Chu/Talas basins
Mr. Peep Mardiste, UNECE and Mr. Erkin Orolbaev, Kyrgyzstan
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EU Project “Environmental Protection of International River Basins”
Mr. Timothy Turner, Project Team Leader
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Benefits of cooperative water management in the Caucasus (Kura river)
Ms. Tatiana Efimova, OECD
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Finnish-Russian transboundary water co-operation: experiences from 50 years
Mr. Seppo Rekolainen, SYKE
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Options for addressing the water, climate, food and energy nexus in EECCA region
Ms. Annukka Lipponen and Mr. Peep Mardiste, UNECE
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Water and food security in Tajikistan
Mr. Bakhrom Gafarov, NPD Coordinator
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Subsidies impacting the water sector (Kyrgyzstan, Russia)
Mr. Alexander Martusevich, OECD
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Key policy measures for Sustainable WSS and  business models for water supply and sanitation (Moldova)
Ms. Nadejda Chilaru, Ministry of Environment
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EBRD water projects in Central Asia
Ms Catarina Bjorlin Hansen, Senior Banker, EBRD
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EU Water Initiative: future developments, support of NPDs in EECCA
Mr. Mathieu Bousquet, European Commission
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Programme of work for 2014
Mr. Xavier Leflaive, OECD and Mr. Peep Mardiste, UNECE
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