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Transboundary water resources are vital for populations, ecosystems and for the development of basins, but these resources are under growing pressure, making it crucial to cooperate for their effective management. However, many obstacles exist that can prevent countries from strengthening or
In 2015 Parties to the Water Convention decided to introduce a reporting mechanism by which to monitor and assess progress in the implementation of the Convention. A pilot reporting exercise took place in 2017 and 2018, the results of which are presented in this synthesis report. The report closely
The present publication contains the third Environmental Performance Review of Albania. The review takes stock of the progress made by Albania in the management of its environment since the country was reviewed for the second time in 2012. I It covers legal and policy frameworks, greening the
Cooperation over transboundary rivers, lakes and aquifers is critical to ensuring that water resources are managed in an equitable and sustainable manner, and the achievement of SDG6 (water). Transboundary waters also create social, economic, environmental and political inter-dependencies that
 ECE/MP.WAT/52 Download the Brochure in Arabic, English,
Working Group on Effects brochure (updated July 2018)English Russian
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This publication presents the Principles for Effective Joint Bodies for Transboundary Water Cooperation that were formally adopted by the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention at its seventh session (Budapest, 17-19 November 2015). Countries sharing transboundary waters worldwide are
The Manual on Strategic Environmental Assessment for Trainers (the Manual) was prepared within the framework of the European Union funded project 'Greening Economies in the Eastern Neighbourhood' (EaP GREEN) that aimed, inter alia, at promoting the use of strategic environmental assessment (SEA)
Second review of implementation of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment (2013-2015). Available in English,
Fifth Review of Implementation of the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (2013-2015). Available in English,
Practical guidance on reforming legal and institutional structures with regard to the application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment
This report presents the findings from the assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus, linked with a study of benefits of transboundary cooperation, in the Drina River Basin, mainly shared by Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia which was carried out from 2016 to 2017 in the
The Guidance on Land-Use Planning, the Siting of Hazardous Activities and related Safety Aspects has been developed in close cooperation with the constituencies under three legal instruments of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) - the Convention
The Guidance on Land-Use Planning, the Siting of Hazardous Activities and related Safety Aspects has been developed in close cooperation with the constituencies under three legal instruments of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) – the Convention on the Transboundary Effects
Good Practice Recommendations on the Application of the Convention to Nuclear Energy-related Activities Available in English, French and
Implementation Plan for the Strategic Framework for Adaptation to Climate Change in the Dnister River Basin Download the publication in English and
This policy brief synthesizes the main findings and recommendations from the assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus ─ essentially of intersectoral links, trade-offs and benefits ─ in the Alazani/Ganykh River Basin, shared by Azerbaijan and Georgia in the Caucasus, that has been