Workshop on Legal, Institutional and Technical Aspects of Managing Transboundary Groundwaters in Almaty Print
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Friday, 01 June 2012 16:16


On 29–31 May 2012 in Almaty, Kazakhstan the 6th CWC workshop took place to build capacity of government officials and other experts in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (EECCA) countries on the legal and technical aspects of management and protection of groundwaters, with a focus on transboundary groundwaters existing processes and technical studies, legal frameworks related to management of transboundary groundwaters. Workshop provided the possibility to exchange the experience on the management and protection of groundwaters and the application of IWRM to transboundary groundwaters. Workshop initiated dialogue and exchange of information on legal and institutional frameworks and management practices in EECCA subregion. Participants get familiar and discussed the draft Model Provisions on Transboundary Groundwaters and developed recommendations on the management and protection of transboundary groundwaters, including improvement of legal and institutional frameworks for cooperation in EECCA subregion.

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