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Sixth meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate

27 June 2013
Geneva Switzerland

The sixth meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate took place in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, on 27 June 2013. It was held back-to-back with the Fourth Workshop on Adaptation to Climate Change in Transboundary Basins (Geneva, 25–26 June 2013).

The main objective of the sixth meeting of the Task Force was to discuss the implementation of the activities to be undertaken under the programme of work for 2013-2015 of the Water Convention in relation to climate change adaptation. These activities are to be implemented in the context of the global opening of the Water Convention to all the United Nations Member States, following the entry into force of the amendments to articles 25 and 26 of the Convention in February 2013.The report will be made available on this website in due course.



Documents Eng Fre Rus

Provisional agenda

Report PDF    
List of participants PDF    
Background documents      
Activities of the pilot projects and other basins in the global network of basins on adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins PDF   PDF


Title ENG
The Alpine Convention: Water and Climate Change
Mr. Andrea Bianchini, Italy
Water and Climate Programme
Ms. Sabina Bokal, Project Manager and Mr. Vadim Sokolov , Regional Coordinator, GWP CEE and GWP CACENA
WMO RAVI Working Group on Climate and Hydrology
Ms. Anahit Hovsepyan, Co-chair of WGCH
Relevant considerations on water and climate change under the UNFCCC
Rojina Manandhar, UNFCCC
Lessons learned and good practices
Jos Timmerman, Alterra Wageningen UR
Assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus under the Water Convention
Ms. Annukka Lipponen, UNECE Water Convention