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9th meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate

13 December 2017

Salle XII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

The Task Force on Water and Climate under the Water Convention is responsible for activities related to adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins, including flood and drought management, in accordance with the programme of work for 2016-2018 of the Water Convention.

The ninth meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate discussed, planned and provided guidance to the implementation of the activities on water and climate under the programme of work for 2016-2018 of the Water Convention as well as to discuss future activities in this framework.

The ninth meeting of the Task Force was held back-to-back with international workshop on water scarcity “Taking action in transboundary basins and reducing health impacts” (11-12 December 2017).

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DocumentsENGFRESPARUS
AgendaPDFPDFPDFPDF
List of participantsPDF
Item 3: Programme of pilot projects and global network of transboundary basins working on adaption to climate change
Overview of the activities of the basins in the global network of basins working on climate change
(TFWC/2017/3)
PDF
Item 4: Preparation of a Words into Action guide on Water and disasters
Draft “Words into Action” Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation
(TFWC/2017/4)
PDF Word
Item 5: Contribution to global processes on water, climate and disasters
Water Action Day at COP23
High-Level Engagement on water and climate report
PDF
Item 7: Future work on climate change in transboundary basins under the Water Convention
Strategy for future work on climate change adaptation in transboundary
basins under the Convention
(ECE/MP.WAT/2015/4)
PDFPDFPDF-
Background documents
Water and Climate Change Adaptation in Transboundary Basins: Lessons Learned and Good Practices
(ECE/MP.WAT/45)

see publication


Report of the eighth meeting of the Task Force on Water and ClimatePDF
ConclusionsPDF
PresentationsENG
Global network of basins working on climate adaptation : progress update
Mr. Alexander Belokurov, Ms. Sonja Koeppel, UNECE
PDF
Binational Commission of the Sixaola River Basin
Mr. Juan Carlos Barrantes, Costa Rica
PDF
Experiences on transboundary cooperation and climate change adaptation
Mr. Omari Mwinjaka, Lake Victoria Basin Commission
PDF
Progress on Implementation of the Sendai Framework
Ms. Shoko Arakaki, United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
PDF
Words into Action Guide – Implementation Guide for Addressing Water-Related Disasters and Transboundary Cooperation
Mr. Jos Timmerman, Netherlands
PDF
Global processes and contribution of the Task Force on water and climate
Ms. Sibylle Vermont, Switzerland
Mr. Niels Vlaanderen, Netherlands
PDF
Recent water-related developments under the UNFCCC process
Ms. Livia Hollins, UNFCCC Secretariat
PDF
International Conference on Water and Climate
Mr. Bernardas Padegimas, World Water Council
PDF
Water and Climate: Meeting of the Great Rivers of the World
Ms. Federica Rolle, Italy
PDF
Financing Climate Change Adaptation in Transboundary Basins
Mr. André Oosterman, EIB
PDF
EU Adapatation Action
Mr. Max Linsen, European Commission
PDF