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7th meeting of Working Group on Water and Health

26.11.2014 - 27.11.2014 | Geneva

The seventh meeting of the Working Group on Water and Health of UNECE will be held from 26 to 27 November 2014 in the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

The main objective of the seventh meeting of the Working Group is to review the implementation of the programme of work for the period 2014–2016, adopted at the third session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (Oslo, 25–27 November 2013), and to provide guidance on its further development, with particular consideration of the financial situation. Focal points are kindly requested to facilitate nomination of appropriate national representatives.

The meeting will be held back to back with the tenth meeting of the Protocol’s Compliance Committee (25 November 2014), and a meeting of the Bureau (28 November 2014).

Participation and registration

The meeting is open to experts representing governmental authorities, non-governmental and international organizations as well as other interested stakeholders.

Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register by 9 November 2014 using the electronic procedure. Registration is available through the following link:
We recommend you use Internet Explorer browser for the online meeting registration. In case of difficulties, please contact the secretariat by email (

Visa application

Since Switzerland is part of the Schengen area, visa applications may take 5 weeks. If you need a personal invitation letter for visa purpose, please indicate it clearly in the registration. Participants requiring a visa are therefore invited to register as soon as possible and start the visa application procedure well in advance.

Financial support

Eligible participants from countries with economies in transition and developing countries may apply for financial support to facilitate their participation in the meeting. Applications for financial support should be submitted to the UNECE secretariat ( as soon as possible, but not later than 15 October 2014 using the attached financial support request form. No application will be accepted after this deadline.


All relevant documents will be made available at

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