The Center took part in the Second meeting of the Steering Committee of the Regional Program “Climate Risk Management in Central Asia”

On February 20, 2024, the German Society for International Cooperation (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH) within the framework of the Regional Program “Climate Risk Management in Central Asia” held a regional seminar of the GIZ project on climate risk assessment and capacity development in Tashkent . During the workshop, experts and practitioners from Central Asian countries working in the water and climate sectors discussed the challenges and opportunities associated with climate risks in relation to five previously selected river basins: Isfayram-Sai in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, Shakimardan in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, Zarafshan in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Murgap in Turkmenistan and Chon-Kemin/Chu River in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.

On February 21, 2024, GIZ held the Second Meeting of the Steering Committee of the Regional Program “Climate Risk Management in Central Asia”, in which the Center took part as a key partner of GIZ in Central Asia.

During the event, the GIZ project manager, Mr. S. Makarov, informed the participants - representatives of interested organizations from Central Asian countries about the status of the project implementation, and also presented the Project Operational Plan for the next two years.

During the meeting, the Director of the Center, Mr. S. Aubakirov, informed the participants about the measures taken to create a Regional Early Warning System for multiple emergencies, as well as plans for the implementation of the joint GIZ project.

The Center is designated as the implementing partner of the Program for components II and III.

Within the framework of Component II, it is planned to develop a Concept and Recommendations for the creation of a regional early warning system for transboundary hydrological disasters.

The objective of Component III is to stimulate Regional Dialogue to advance issues of transboundary climate risk management in Central Asia.

Thus, in implementing its mandate, GIZ has been a key partner for the second year in supporting the organization and holding of the Regional Forum-Meeting of Heads of Emergency Departments of Central Asian Countries.