Key agenda item was presentation of the new Water Law, drafted by an interministerial working group with support by UNECE. Ambitious new law introduces the river basin approach to water resources management, permitting and licensing for water use and discharge and clarifies the roles of the different State agencies involved in the management of the water resources.
Press release of the meeting is available in English and Russian.
|List of participants|
|Consultations on water in post-2015 Global Development Agenda
Peep Mardiste, Regional Coordinator of EUWI National Policy Dialogues, UNECE
|Georgian national consultations on water in post-2015 Global Development Agenda
Mariam Makarova, Head of the Water Resources Management Service, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia
|UN-Water GLAAS report. Approach and main findings
Nana Gabriadze, Head Specialist, National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia
|Reducing transboundary degradation in the Kura-Aras river basin
Mary Matthews, UNDP/GEF project
|Strengthening Regional Cooperation in Water Sector in Caucasus
Nune Harutyunyan, REC Caucasus