On 8 and 9 February, 2018, the 26th meeting of the Bureau of the Water Convention (hereinafter - the Convention) will be held at the Palais des Nations, Geneva (Switzerland).

On the agenda is the discussion of the draft programme of work for 2019-2021 in the context of the global opening of the Convention, as well as preparations for the 8th session of the Meeting of the Parties to be held on 10 to 12 October, 2018 in Astana.
The Bureau will consider the provisional agenda of the 8th session of the Meeting of the Parties and other organizational issues, such as the possibility of organizing a high-level segment, as well as the invitation of high-level speakers and the signing of agreements.
The special session will be devoted to the discussion of the IWAC programme of work for 2019-2021.
Mr. Serik Akhmetov, the Director of IWAC, will participate in the meeting of the Bureau.