Tunisia started discussions with the Secretariat of The Water Convention on the possible accession to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Trans-boundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) UNECE adopted in 1992.
The convention is a mechanism that promotes international cooperation and strengthens national actions for the sustainable protection and management of groundwater and trans-boundary surface water.
The agreement stipulates the prevention, control and reduction of trans-boundary impacts and guarantees an equitable and reasonable utilisation of trans-boundary waters through agreements between riparian States to ensure the sustainable management of water resources, said Francesca Bernardini, Secretary to the UNECE Water Convention.
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