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Institution of the Plenipotentiaries

The institution of the Plenipotentiaries was established within the framework of, and for the purpose of implementing, the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Moldova and the Government of Ukraine on the Joint Use and Protection of Border Waters, which was signed on 23 November 1994 (the Agreement of 1994).

Rules and Composition

The Governments of the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine each appoint a Plenipotentiary and two deputies to consider the issues related to the protection and improvement of the ecological and sanitary condition of water bodies and water management systems; determine the principles of use of the shared border water bodies of the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine and establish the regime of their use.

Working Groups

To ensure the work of the institution of Plenipotentiaries, the following working groups have been established:

  • on management of water resources in the Prut and Siret River Basins;
  • on management of water resources of the Danube River and Danube Reservoirs;
  • on water monitoring and management of water resources in the Black Sea River Basin;
  • on biological diversity conservation.

Meetings

June 2018

The 16th Meeting of Plenipotentiaries of the Governments of the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine

January 2017

The 15th Meeting of Plenipotentiaries of the Governments of the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine