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.
Report of the meeting
List of participants
Indicative Workplan 2014 endorsed by the Working Group
Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals
Managing Water for Green Growth
The EU's new water policy orientations. Blueprint to Safeguard Europe's Water Resources and lessons learned
Strengthening institutional framework for transboundary cooperation and practical case from Chu/Talas basins
EU Project “Environmental Protection of International River Basins”
Benefits of cooperative water management in the Caucasus (Kura river)
Finnish-Russian transboundary water co-operation: experiences from 50 years
Options for addressing the water, climate, food and energy nexus in EECCA region
Water and food security in Tajikistan
Subsidies impacting the water sector (Kyrgyzstan, Russia)
Key policy measures for Sustainable WSS and business models for water supply and sanitation (Moldova)
EBRD water projects in Central Asia
EU Water Initiative: future developments, support of NPDs in EECCA
Programme of work for 2014