Event

Second Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health

This session is organized by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Regional Office for Europe of the World Health Organization (WHO). Delegates are scheduled to discuss, inter alia: ratification and implementation of the Protocol; development of national strategies on water and health by setting targets and target dates; surveillance of and response to water-related disease; how to ensure water supply and sanitation in extreme weather events; the specific challenges of small-scale water supply systems; equitable access to drinking water; and access to information and public participation under the Protocol. In addition, MOP 2 to the Protocol is expected to adopt the Guidance on Water Supply and Sanitation in Extreme Weather Events, which were elaborated by the parties to the Protocol under the leadership of Italy.  

dates: 23-25 November 2010   location: Bucharest, Romania   contact: Cammile Marcelo, UNECE Secretariat   phone: +41 22 917 3227   fax: +41 22 917 0621   e-mail: cammile.marcelo@unece.org   www: http://www.unece.org/env/water/whmop2.htm