Regional consultative meeting

Regional consultative meeting
on issues of strenthening mutual coordinated measures to response on pandemic covid-19 at the regional level


On April 22, 2020 the Center via videoconference arranged and conducted the Regional Consultative Meeting with representatives the Regional and Sub-Regional Offices of:

  • United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (Almaty, Bishkek, Dushanbe);
  • United Nations Development Programme (Istanbul);
  • United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction (Almaty)
  • United Nations Children’s Fund (Almaty)
  • United Nations International Organization for Migration (Nur-Sultan)
  • World Bank (Almaty);
  • Red Crescent of Kazakhstan (Almaty).

The participants of the Regional Consultative Meeting have exchanged information on a pandemic COVID-19 situation in Central Asian countries and emergency measures taken by the international community on the provision of technical support and humanitarian aid to governments to ensure public safety, prevention of penetration and further spreading of virus.

The participants of the Regional Consultative Meeting detailed discussed on the current situation of pandemic COVID-19 spreading across the Central Asian countries and agreed to conduct The regional consultative meetings on a regular basis, as well as strengthen mutual coordinated action on the following issues:

  1. Collecting, processing, analysis and exchange real time information on the situation, issues, demands and requests of the Central Asian countries to response and eliminate consequences of COVID-19 spreading at the national and regional levels;
  2. Submit information on the situation, issues, demands and requests of the Central Asian countries to the international community, donor and international organizations, other stakeholders in order to activate technical support and humanitarian aid to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  3. foster the strengthening interaction, cooperation and coordination between Emergency Authorities of Central Asian countries, UN agencies, international and nongovernmental organizations, other key participants in the field of prevention the spread of COVID-19.