Workshop on Adaptation to Climate Change in the Water Sector
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June 2008: This workshop is scheduled to take place on 1-2 July 2008 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and will be organized under the auspices of the UN Economic Commission for Europe Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) and the Protocol on Water and Health to the Water […]

June 2008: This workshop is
scheduled to take place on 1-2 July 2008 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and
will be organized under the auspices of the UN Economic Commission for Europe
Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and
International Lakes (Water Convention) and the Protocol on Water and Health to
the Water Convention. The event will address, inter alia: current
knowledge about adaptation and climate change; policy, legislative, institutional
and financial frameworks; forecasting, modelling and vulnerability, including
vulnerability of water-related sectors such as energy, agriculture and tourism;
and adaptation and coping measures.

Health-related aspects and cross-cutting themes,
such as education and communication will be addressed at each session. The
workshop will also provide feedback on the draft Guidance on Water and
Adaptation to Climate Change, currently being developed under the Convention. [UNECE
Workshop Website
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