UNECE Water Convention

The Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (Convention on the UNECE Water in English UNECE) was adopted Helsinki 17 March 1992. It is the only international framework agreement in effect on cross-border fresh water.

UNECE and INBO together animate the platform pilot basins for adaptation to climate change.

12th meeting of the Working Group on IWRM and/ or the Workshop on recent progress in transboundary water cooperation: from getting cooperation started to its long-term sustainability - Geneva, 4-6 July 2017


11th meeting of the Working Group on IWRM under the Water Convention - 18-19 October 2016, Geneva


Third meeting of the global network of basins working on climate change adaptation - 06 - 07 April 2016, Geneva (Switzerland)

Seventh Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention - 17-19 November 2015, Budapest (Hungary)

Tenth meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management - 24 - 25 June 2015, Genève (Suisse)


Third meeting of Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus - 28-29 April 2015, Geneva (Suisse)


Second Workshop on Transboundary Flood Risk Management - 19-20 mars 2015, Genève (Suisse)

5ème Atelier sur l’adaptation au changement climatique dans les bassins transfrontaliers - 14-15 octobre 2014, Genève (Suisse)

9ème Session du Groupe de travail sur la GIRE - 25-26 juin 2014, Genève (Suisse)

Workshop “Counting our gains : Sharing experiences on identifying, assessing and communicating the benefits of transboundary water cooperation” - 22-23 mai 2014, Genève (Suisse)

2nd Atelier "Commissions de bassins versants et autres organes communs relatifs à la coopération en matière d’eaux transfrontières : aspects techniques" - 09-10 avril 2014, Genève (Suisse)

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Date of online publication: 16 April 2015

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