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Seminar "Transboundary waters in wider Europe: Presenting UNECE's Second Assessment"

Seminar "Transboundary waters in wider Europe: Presenting UNECE's Second Assessment"

23 November 2011
Geneva Switzerland

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) organizes, in cooperation with the Finnish permanent mission, a seminar on the Second Assessment of Rivers, Lakes and Groundwaters on Wednesday 23 November 2011 in UNOG Library Loans Room in Palais des Nations.

This event is organized to offer missions, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, academia and general public an opportunity to learn about  the assessment as well as to dialogue with authors and experts about topical issues concerning transboundary water cooperation covered in the publication.


Second Assessment of Transboundary Rivers, Lakes and Groundwaters: some findings and selected examples Ms. Annukka Lipponen, UNECE PDF

The Rhine between Sandoz and salmon

Mr. Ben Van de Wetering, Secretary General, International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine


Daurian wetlands (China, Mongolia, Russian Federation) under pressures of development and climate variation

Ms. Tatiana Tkachuk, Researcher, Daursky State Biosphere Reserve, Russian Federation


Transboundary water cooperation between Russia and Finland

Mr. Seppo Rekolainen, Director of the Freshwater Centre, Finnish Environment Institute