On 3 November 2020 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health organized its 11th Meeting of the Task Force on Target Setting and Reporting that was held in a hybrid format, both virtually and in person.
On October 15, 2020 the Director of the International Water Assessment Center (IWAC), Mr. Serik Akhmetov met with Mr. Omar Aziz, the Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The meeting took place at the office of IWAC.
The Regional meeting on water resource allocation and environmental flow assessment in a transboundary context was held online on 22 and 23 September, 2020.
On December 12-13, 2019, Technical Meeting of Experts on Water Allocation and Environmental Flow Assessment in the Transboundary Context was held in Nur-Sultan.
On November 11-15, 2019 in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), a Thematic seminar was held within the framework of the European Union - Central Asia Water Science and Technology Network, organized by the General Directorate of the European Commission for Research and Innovation.
The Fourteenth meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management was held on October 22-24, 2019 in Geneva (Switzerland). The meeting was attended by delegations of member countries of the Water Convention and non-members, representatives of international and regional organizations, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations. The meeting was chaired by Ms. Heide Jäkel (Germany), co-chair of the Integrated Water Resources Management Working Group and Ms. Lea Kauppi (Finland), co-chair of the Integrated Water Resources Management Working Group and Chair of the Monitoring and Evaluation Working Group.
On October 21, 2019 in Geneva (Switzerland), the First meeting of the Expert Group on the development of Handbook for water allocation in the transboundary context (hereinafter - Handbook) was held.
On October 21-24, 2019, a delegation of the Slovak company “Vodohospodarska Vystavba (Water Resources Management)” led by Mr. Daniel Kvocera, Director General visited the Republic of Kazakhstan. The main purpose of the visit is to discuss cooperation between Slovakia and Kazakhstan in the field of ensuring the safety of hydraulic structures and water resources management with representatives of interested state bodies of Kazakhstan.
On October 7-11, 2019 in Bratislava (Slovakia), a training seminar on ensuring the safety of hydraulic structures was organized by the state-owned Slovak company “Vodohospodarska Vystavba” in cooperation with the UNECE and IWAC. The purpose of the seminar was to familiarize specialists from Central Asian countries with the Slovak experience in managing hydraulic structures.
On September 18-19, 2019, the UNECE delegation visited Nur-Sultan. The delegation was attended by Mr. Alisher Mamadzhanov, Regional Manager of the National Dialogue on Water Policy and Mr. Peep Mardiste, International expert.