From 26 to 28 April 2021, the International Water Assessment Centre (IWAC) participated in the Third Joint Meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management and the Working Group on Monitoring and Assessment online.

On 28th April 2021 the International Water Assessment Center participated in a Workshop on Green Recovery and Technologies in Central Asia. The workshop was organized by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic. The aim of the event was to advance Slovak Republic’s contribution to the upcoming EU-Central Asia Economic Forum (EF) in Bishkek.

The Third meeting of the Working group on Kazakhstan's chairmanship in the Bureau of the Convention on the protection and use of transboundary watercourses and international lakes was held on 21 April 2020 in Nur-Sultan and chaired by Vice-Minister of ecology, Geology and natural resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kozhaniyazov S. S.

On April 21, 2021, International Water Assessment Center (IWAC) participated in the fourth webinar “Universal Access to hand hygiene: How to make it reality?", organized within the framework of UNECE and WHO Protocol on Water and Health, and the WHO and UNICEF “Hand Hygiene for All” initiative.

On 1 April 2021, the International Water Assessment Centre (IWAC) participated in an Expert Meeting on Monitoring, Assessment and Data Exchange under the UNECE Water Convention. The event was held in an online format and consisted of two sessions.

On April 1, 2021, the International Water Assessment Center (IWAC) participated in the introductory workshop on the launch of the USAID Regional Project on Water and the Environment in Kazakhstan. The new five-year activity is aimed to strengthen regional cooperation between the five countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan on the management of shared water resources and mitigate environmental risks in the Syr Darya and Amu Darya river basins.

On 31 March 2021, the International Water Assessment Centre (IWAC) participated in the 12th Meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate. The event was held in a hybrid format, online and with a partial presence of participants in Geneva.

From 29 to 31 March 2021, the International Water Assessment Centre (IWAC) participated in a Global workshop on building climate resilience through improving water management and sanitation at national and transboundary levels. The event was held in a hybrid format, online and with a partial presence of participants in Geneva.

The IWAC team is very pleased to present to you the electronic brochure on "Water resources allocation in a transboundary context to strengthen water cooperation between the countries of Eurasia".  

The distribution of water resources is one of the most pressing issues in many regions of the world. The growing consumption and use of water resources, as well as water scarcity and climate change have increased interest to the issue of water resources allocation worldwide. In the context of growing water scarcity, sustainable and equitable water distribution is also very important for the countries of Eurasian continent.

From 10 to 18 March, the International Water Assessment Centre (IWAC) participated in the Regional Forum on Sustainable Development of the UNECE region, which was organized in a hybrid format (in Geneva and online). The opening session of the forum was held on March 17, while the plenary session and the closing session - on March 18. The structure of the forum was divided into parallel cluster events, distributed according to the selected sustainable development goals related to water.