At head of title: Economic Commission for Europe, Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes. Carried out by the Working Group on Monitoring and Assessment mandated by the Parties to the Water Convention. "The Assessment serves as a point of reference for Governments, international river basin organizations (joint bodies), other international organizations and relevant non-governmental organizations to improve the status of transboundary waters and agree on joint measures related to integrated water resources management". English ed. available at UNECE website (viewed 8 Oct. 2007).