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“Progress in Water Sector” by Volodymyr Bilokon’ & Vladislav Marushevsky

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“Progress in Water Sector” by Volodymyr Bilokon’ & Vladislav Marushevsky
EU Water Initiative plus for Eastern Partnership (EUWI+East)
Project Progress Meeting
Minsk, Belarus, 26 April 2018

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“Progress in Water Sector” by Volodymyr Bilokon’ & Vladislav Marushevsky

  1. 1. PROGRESS IN WATER SECTOR Volodymyr Bilokon’ & Vladislav Marushevsky EUWI+ Project Progress Meeting, Minsk, 26 April 2018
  2. 2. INSTITUTIONAL CHANGES SINCE LAST STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING (1) THE CONCEPT ON WATER SECTOR REFORMING WAS PREPARED AND GOING THROUGH DISCUSSION WITH MAIN STAKEHOLDERS CONCEPT PROPOSES ESTABLISHMENT OF • The National Water Council as the main advising body for water sector subordinated to the Cabinet of the Ministers of Ukraine and joining efforts of main Central and Regional executive bodies in the field of IWRM; • Basin Water Resources Management Departments (BWRMDs) and Basin Councils (BCs) for every river basin district, as defined in Article 13 of Water Code; CONCEPT FORESEES THE GRADUAL INCREASING OF RESPONSIBILITY OF RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT BODIES UP TO THE ACHIEVEMENT BY BCS OF WHOLE RESPONSIBILITY IN BASIN POLICY MAKING.
  3. 3. INSTITUTIONAL CHANGES SINCE LAST STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING (2) ON THAT TIME ARE IN PROGRESS ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE ON ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION INSTEAD OF THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL INSPECTION; THE DRAFT DECREE OF THE CABINET OF THE MINISTERS OF UKRAINE “ON ADOPTION OF THE ORDER OF CONDUCTION OF THE STATE WATER MONITORING” IS ON THE CONSIDERATION OF THE CABINET OF THE MINISTERS OF UKRAINE; • Main laboratories which will carry out water monitoring in the Dnieper basin were defined with EUWI+ assistance, the approaches for their enhacement were developed METHODOLOGIES ARE PREPARED WITH APENA ASSISTANCE AND CURRENTLY IS ON THE MENR’S DEPARTMENTS CONSIDERATION: • On surface and ground water bodies definition • On nitrate vulnerable zone definition. THE CODE OF THE BEST AGRICULTURAL PRACTICE WAS DEVELOPED AND PROPOSED FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE MINISTRY OF AGRARIAN POLICY AND FOOD
  4. 4. OWNERSHIP OF PROGRESS AND DELIVERABLES UNDER EUWI+; PROJECT REGISTRATION STATUS All mentioned documents got the ownership by the MENR and the State Agency of Water Resources through their consideration and adoption on the level of specialized Work Groupe on water quality and water resources management and further formal proper adoption on the required level; Involvement into the document drafting of all interested stakeholders and public ensures the public ownership on the mentioned legal acts MENR’s request for registration is on the consideration of the Ministry of Economy and Trade of Ukraine ?
  5. 5. SATISFACTION OR CONCERNS WITH PROGRESS SATISFACTION (RELATIVE) Establishment of River Basin Management Bodies (BWRMDs and BCs) Methodological support and preparations in RBMP development; Concerns State Water monitoring which should start it functioning not later then at early 2019; Poor interagency cooperation between the MENR and the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food in the fields of Nitrate directive implementation
  6. 6. Propositions on modifying country work plan were commonly developed during the February mission of EUWI+ experts ANY NEW PROPOSALS ON MODIFYING COUNTRY WORK PLAN Scope of RBMP activities was clarified with the letter of Mykola Kuzio – Deputy Minster of the Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine on the Issues of European Integration from 08 Feb. 2018 EUWI+
  7. 7. RST APENAEUWI+ H2Office EMBLAS LINKS OF EUWI+ ACTIVITIES WITH OTHER ONGOING PROJECTS OR ACTIVITIES Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine State Agency of Water Resources Public Service on Geology and Mineral Resources
  8. 8. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!

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