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Tashkent to host Central Asian Climate Change Conference

AKIPRESS.COM - The Central Asian Climate Change Conference will be held on April 3-4 in Tashkent. It aims to bring the priorities of Central Asia into focus, and structure the content of the event into pre-conference and conference sessions. It is a continuation of the World Bank’s initiative for climate change knowledge and information exchange in Central Asia, and is organized under the frameworks of CAMP4ASB project.

The main objective of the 2019 Central Asia Climate Change Conference is to promote cooperation and partnership on climate adaptation and mitigation in Central Asia. The event also aims at fostering regional dialogue, knowledge and information exchange on climate change and help building a climate resilient future. It is also expected that the conference will give an impetus to the implementation of multi-sectoral development programs in Aral Sea basin and attract new investments to the initiatives on sustainable development in the region.

The Outcome Document in the format of a Call for Actions is expected to contain practical recommendations for the countries of Central Asia to step forward on climate adaptation measures and strengthen a multi-country partnership on climate policy.

The Conference intends to bring more than 200 representatives from governmental and non-governmental agencies, academia, youth, development partners, multilateral development banks and CSOs that work in the area of climate change. Additionally, the Conference will strive to co-partner with national and international partners, who implement similar climate change projects in the region, to have a better synergy and provide most up-to-date information and knowledge on climate change.

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