Global events organized under the Water Convention in 2020

The Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and  International Lakes  (Water Convention) is a unique international legal instrument and intergovernmental platform which aims to ensure the sustainable use of transboundary water resources by facilitating cooperation.
Due to the implications of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, several intergovernmental meetings planned under the Water Convention, have been held virtually, postponed or reconceptualized.

Below is an updated list of global events to be organized under the Water Convention in 2020.

Please note that some uncertainties remain, and this schedule is subject to the evolution of the situation.

  • Global workshop on developing transboundary agreements: most likely by videoconference in a reduced format, 28-29 July 2020
  • 15th meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management: most likely in Geneva – to be confirmed, 30 September – 1 October 2020
  • 11th meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate: Geneva, 2 October 2020
  • 6th meeting of the Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Nexus: Geneva, 22-23 October 2020
  • Global workshop on financing transboundary basin development: Geneva, 16-18 December 2020.

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