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United Nations Economic Commission for Europe’s Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (UNECE Water Convention) 


Action pledges 

Implementing several pilot projects aiming to promote cooperation on adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins in South-Eastern Europe and in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, and, creating a platform for exchanging experiences

Further information

How to adapt in a transboundary basin? The Guidance on Water and Adaptation to Climate Change, developed under the Water Convention

Programme of pilot projects on adaptation to climate change in transboundary basins under the UNECE Water Convention

Regional focus Europe
North America
Sector Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Communications and awareness-raising
Knowledge management
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Climate modelling, scenarios and downscaling
Climate related risks and extreme events
Methods and tools
Climate hazards Drought
Operational scale National

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.