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Eleventh meeting of the Working Group on Water and Health

3 - 4 April 2019

Salle VIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The eleventh meeting of the Working Group on Water and Health was held from Wednesday 3 April to Thursday 4 April 2019 in Geneva. The meeting was held back-to-back with the twenty-second meeting of the Bureau of the Protocol on Water and Health on 5 April 2019.

The Working Group took stock of the progress in the implementation of the water, sanitation and health related Sustainable Development Goals in the pan-European region and to discuss how to benefit from the Protocol's practical framework to facilitate their achievement. It also review the implementation of the programme of work for 2020-2022 and provide guidance on its further development, while giving particular consideration to the financial situation.

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List of participantsPDF
Annotated provisional agenda for the eleventh meeting
(ECE/MP.WH/WG.1/2019/1-EUPCR/1814149/1.2/2019/WGWH/03)
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Draft Programme of Work for 2020-2022
(ECE/MP.WH/WG.1/2019/3-EUPCR/1814149/1.2/2019/WGWH/07)
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Item 4 (b). Fourth reporting exercise
Protocol on Water and Health and the 2030 Agenda:
A practical Guide for Joint Implementation (advance copy)
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Decision IV/1 on reporting in accordance with article 7 of the Protocol
(ECE/MP.WH/13/Add.2-EUPCR/1611921/2.1/2016/MOP-4/06/Add.2)
PDFPDFPDF
Informal Document
Report of the tenth meeting of the Task Force on Target Setting and ReportingPDF-PDF
Item 5 (a). Strenghtening capacity in surveillance of water-related diseases and outbreak
Informal documents
Brief summary of the national workshop on water-related disease surveillance and outbreak response in Armenia (Yerevan, 4-6 June 2018)PDF--
Brief summary of the national workshop on water-related disease surveillance and outbreak response in Azerbaijan
(Baku, 9-11 October 2018)
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Draft manuscript Technical guidance on the surveillance and management of outbreaks of water-related infectious diseases associated with water supply systemsPDF--
Item 5 (b). Strengthning capacity in uptake of risk-based approaches in drinking water quality surveillance
Informal document
A risk-based approach towards strengthening drinking-water quality surveillanceWORD--
Item 6 (a). Strengthening water, sanitation and hygiene in schools
Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygience in Schools: Global Baseline Report 2018PDF-PDF
Core questions and indicators for monitoring WASH in schools in the Sustainable Development GoalsPDF-PDF
Informal documents
Draft manuscript Surveillance of water, sanitation and hygiene in schools: A practical tool
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Draft manuscript Improving health and education in schools: Water, sanitation and hygience information package for school staff
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Item 6 (b). Strengthening water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities
Core questions and indicators for monitoring WASH in health care facilities in the Sustainable Development GoalsPDF-PDF
Informal document
Meeting report on improving water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities (Bonn, 27-28 September 2017)PDF--
Item 7. Compliance procedure
Report of the Compliance Committee on its sixteenth meeting
(ECE/MP.WH/C.1/2018/2-EUPCR/1611921/2.1/2018/CC/06)
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Report of the Compliance Committee on its seventeenth meeting
(ECE/MP.WH/C.1/2018/4-EUPCR/1611921/2.1/2018/CC2/06)
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Item 8. Small-scale water supplies and sanitation
Informal documents
Report of the sub-regional workshop on improving small-scale water supplies for better health in European Union countries (Dessau, Germany, 18-20 June 2018)see page
Costing and financing small-scale water servicesPDF--
Item 9. Safe and efficient management of water supply and sanitation systems
Informal document
Sanitation in the pan-European region:
Draft summary of findings of a scoping study
PDF-PDF
Item 10. Equitable access to water and sanitation
Guidance Note on the Development of Action Plans to Ensure Equitable Access to Water and Sanitation
(ECE/MP.WH/15)

see publication

Informal document
Draft publication: Realising the human rights to water and sanitation in the pan-European region - Findings and lessons learned from the work on equitable access to water and sanitation under the Protocol on Water and HealthPDF
WORD
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Item 13. Implementation of the programme of work for 2017-2019
Programme of work for 2017-2019
(ECE/MP.WH/13/Add.1-EUPCR/1611921/2.1/2016/MOP-4/06/Add.1)
PDFPDFPDF
Informal document
Overview of contributions and expenditures for the period 1 September 2017 – 31 December 2018 and resources required up to the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties compared with funds raisedPDF--
Item 14. Programme of work for 2020-2022, terms of reference for the bodies established to implement it and resources needed for its implementation
Draft programme of work for 2020-2022
(ECE/MP.WH/WG.1/2019/3-EUPCR/1814149/1.2/2019/WGWH/07)
PDFPDFPDF
Informal document
Overview of resource requirements for 2020-2022PDF--
Item 15. Preparations for the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties
Informal document
Outline of the programme of the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health, Belgrade,19-21 November 2019PDF-PDF
PresentationsENGFRERUS
Item 3: Progress in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Achieving the 2030 Agenda: Regional and global review
Michael Kunz, UNECE
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Item 4: Improving governance for water and health: support for setting targets and implementing measures
Improving governance for water and health
Setting targets and implementing measures
Switzerland and Romania
Ana Albuquerque, ERSAR, Portugal
Carmen Neagu, Ministry Waters and Forests, Romania
Pierre Studer, Federal Department of Home Affairs, Switzerland
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Water and Health Protocol
Ana Albuquerque, ERSAR, Portugal
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The Protocol on Water and Health and the 2030 Agenda: A Practical Guide for Joint Implementation
Nataliya Nikiforova, UNECE
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WASH in Health Care Facilities: Global Baseline Report 2019
WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Hygiene
Rick Johnston, WHO
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Update on UN-Water GLAAS 2018-2019 cycle
Marina Takane, WHO
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Item 5: Prevention and reduction of water-related diseases
Progress of work on surveillance of water-related diseases and outbreak management
Karin Nygard, Institute of Public Health, Norway
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Drinking water quality surveillance
Alena Drazdova, Belarus
Susanne Hyllestad, Norway
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Item 6: Institutional water, sanitation and hygiene
Strenghtening WASH in schools
Marta Vargha, National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary
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Strenghtening WASH in healthcare facilities
Marta Vargha, National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary
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Item 7: Compliance procedure
Major results of the Committee work and its future plans
Ingrid Chorus, Compliance Committee to the Protocol on Water and Health
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Item 8: Small-scale water supplies and sanitation
Progress of work small-scale water supplies and sanitation 2018-2019
Dragana Jovanovic, Institute of Public Health, Serbia
Bettina Rickert, Environment Agency, Germany
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Small-scale water supplies and sanitation: Proposed future activities for 2020-2022
Dragana Jovanovic, Institute of Public Health, Serbia
Bettina Rickert, Environment Agency, Germany
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Item 9: Safe and efficient management of water supply and sanitation systems
Safe and Efficient Management of Water Supply and Sanitation
Lieke Friederichs, Netherlands
Jelena Vicanovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Jela Appelman, Netherlands
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Item 10: Equitable access to water and sanitation
Equitable Access to Water and Sanitation: translating the human right to water and sanitation into practice
Yannick Pavageau, Ministry of Solidarities and Health, France
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Draft publication: The Human Rights to Water and sanitation in practice: Findings and lessons learned the the work on equitable access to water and sanitation in the pan-European region under the Protocol on Water and Health
Chantal Demilecamps and Diane Guerrier, UNECE
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Item 11: Increasing resilience to climate change
Increasing resilience to climate change
Francesco Bignami and Luca Lucentini, National Institute of Health, Italy
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Increasing resilience to climate change: Experience of Sweden on climate change adaptation
Par Aleljung, Sweden
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Framework for Increasing Resilience to Climate Change in Water and Health
Eline Boelee, Ad Jeuken, Cees van de Guchte and AGWA, Deltares
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Item 12: Assistance to support implementation at the national level
European Union Water Initiative National Policy Dialogues: Support to the Protocol on Water and Health Activites
Alisher Mamadzhanov, UNECE
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Item 13: Implementation of the programme of work for 2017-2019
Financial reporting in UMOJA
Michael Sylver, UNECE
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Item 14: Programme of work for 2020-2022, terms of reference for the bodies established to implement it and resources needed for its implementation
Draft Programme of Work for 2020-2022 under the Protocol on Water and Health
Sergiusz Ludwiczak, UNECE
Oliver Schmoll, WHO Regional Office for Europe
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Item 15: Preparations for the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties
Preparations for the fifth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health, 19-21 November 2019, Belgrade
Danijela Urosevic, Ministry of Health, Serbia
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The 10-Step Guide to the MOP5 video campaign
Oliver Schmoll, WHO Regional Office for Europe
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Side Event (Salle VIII, 4 April 2019 - 13:15-14:15)

The side event was an interactive discussion on practical solutions for realising the human rights to water and sanitation. It shared the winning projects from the 1st World Summit on Leaving No On Behind and highlight relevant chapters on human rights from the World Water Development Report. The side event was organized by WaterLex.

Download the programme.