National Experts Workshop

Overview pretash expert work

The 20th session of the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO IHP) Intergovernmental Council recommended provision of support to selected countries in order to enable them to carry out -depth studies of their groundwater resources.
UNESCO IGRAC methodology developed to assess the aquifers and to define adequate indicators to support monitoring of the good status of aquifers in the chosen representative aquifers
Pretashkent aquifer has been selected as a case study for the GGRETA project in order to improve scientific knowledge, protect and raise recognition of the importance and vulnerability of groundwater resources in the region, develop monitoring tools for the decision makers and enhanced awareness of countries on the UNGA Resolution on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers and on the UNECE Water Convention
The Workshop was aimed to present the activities of the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP) to the water resources experts to evaluate with the implementation of  a project on groundwater resources management of Pretashkent aquifers during the period 2013-2015.



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List of Participants


Discussions and Recommendation


Alice Aureli - UNESCO-IHP

Neno Kukuric - IGRAC

Oleg Podolny - Kazakhstan


Batyr Hajiyev - UNECE


Akmal Karimov - UZBEKISTAN

Neno Kukuric - IGRAC



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