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The fourth NPD Steering Committee meeting

The fourth NPD Steering Committee meeting

03 April 2014
Ashgabad Turkmenistan

On 3 April 2014 in Ashgabad, the Steering Committee of the National Policy Dialogue (NPD) on water resources management decided to develop a road map for implementation of the principles of integrated water resource management in Turkmenistan.

Around 40 representatives of different stakeholders and donors attended the fourth meeting of the NPD Steering Committee. The meeting was co-chaired by Mr. Niyazmuhamet Gyrlov, Deputy Minister of Water Economy, and Mr. Rejepgeldi Meredov, Chair of the Environmental Committee of the Turkmen Parliament. The meeting decided to create the working group for drafting of the action plan to implement the principles of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in Turkmenistan. The Steering Committee decided also to start to raise awareness about the potential benefits of joining the UNECE Industrial Accidents Convention.

Press release of the meeting is available in English and Russian.

Documents ENG RUS
Agenda PDF PDF
Decisions PDF PDF
List of participants PDF PDF
Presentations ENG RUS
Results of the expert group on improving the water legislation of Turkmenistan
Mr. Arslan Berdiyev, Expert of UNECE
Development of the State program of water management in Kazakhstan to 2040
Mr. Mukhtar Zhakenov, Head of Department, the Committee for Water Resources of the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan
EBRD experience with the technical assistance for water projects in Central Asia
Mr. Bakhtiyor Faiziev, Principal Banker, EBRD office in Astana
Experience of Israel in applying of water saving technologies
Mr. Ovezdurdy Jumadurdiyev, coordinator of UNDP project
Links between UNECE environmental conventions with the Convention on industrial accidents
Mr. Peep Mardiste, UNECE
UNECE Convention on industrial accidents and efficient use of water resources
Mr. Nikolay Savov, UNECE
Results of the WMBOCA project on Murgab river basin planning
Ms. Venera Shayhullina, GIZ