UNECE Water Convention

The Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes of the Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (Convention on the UNECE Water in English UNECE) was adopted Helsinki 17 March 1992. It is the only international framework agreement in effect on cross-border fresh water.

UNECE and INBO together animate the platform pilot basins for adaptation to climate change.

Moving forward transboundary water cooperation : Building on its benefits - Geneva, 6-7 february 2018


Sub-regional workshop "Enhancing transboundary water cooperation in the North Africa region" - Tunis, 20-21 December 2017


9th meeting of the Task Force on Water and Climate - Geneva, 13 December 2017


International Workshop on Water Scarcity: Taking action in transboundary basins and reducing health impacts - Geneva, 11-12 December 2017


12th meeting of the Working Group on IWRM and/ or the Workshop on recent progress in transboundary water cooperation: from getting cooperation started to its long-term sustainability - Geneva, 4-6 July 2017

Training on how to prepare bankable projects for financing climate change adaptation in transboundary basins - Dakar, 21-23 june 2017

11th meeting of the Working Group on IWRM under the Water Convention - 18-19 October 2016, Geneva


Benefits of Cooperation and the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes - Tunis, 21-22 september 2016

Third meeting of the global network of basins working on climate change adaptation - 06 - 07 April 2016, Geneva (Switzerland)

Seventh Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention - 17-19 November 2015, Budapest (Hungary)

Tenth meeting of the Working Group on Integrated Water Resources Management - 24 - 25 June 2015, Genève (Suisse)


Third meeting of Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus - 28-29 April 2015, Geneva (Suisse)


Second Workshop on Transboundary Flood Risk Management - 19-20 mars 2015, Genève (Suisse)

5ème Atelier sur l’adaptation au changement climatique dans les bassins transfrontaliers - 14-15 octobre 2014, Genève (Suisse)

9ème Session du Groupe de travail sur la GIRE - 25-26 juin 2014, Genève (Suisse)

Workshop “Counting our gains : Sharing experiences on identifying, assessing and communicating the benefits of transboundary water cooperation” - 22-23 mai 2014, Genève (Suisse)

2nd Atelier "Commissions de bassins versants et autres organes communs relatifs à la coopération en matière d’eaux transfrontières : aspects techniques" - 09-10 avril 2014, Genève (Suisse)

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Date of online publication: 16 April 2015

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