Ashgabat Hosts Seminar on Green Central Asia Initiative

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Ashgabat Hosts Seminar on Green Central Asia Initiative
The participants discussed further steps to implement projects based on Turkmenistan's initiatives in the field of environment and climate change.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan hosted on Friday a seminar on the outcomes of the high-level Green Central Asia conference and the 9th meeting of the EU-CA Working Group on the Environment and Climate Change.

During the seminar, the participants discussed the initiatives on the environment and climate change, as well as the effective implementation of the initiatives put forward in the high-level Green Central Asia conference and the 9th meeting of the EU-CA Working Group on the Environment and Climate Change.

The participants also emphasized that Turkmenistan implements its national development programs in line with the provisions of the UN Agenda 2030 and climate change strategies.

At the Green Central Asia Conference in Berlin, the Turkmen side proposed the development of a regional strategy for adaptation to climate change, taking into account the characteristics of Central Asian ecosystems and reducing climate risks, projects for integrated water resources management taking into account climate change, and the implementation of the Subregional Action Plan to Combat desertification.

The parties also discussed further steps to implement projects based on Turkmenistan's initiatives in the field of environment and climate change.

The meeting gathered representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment, the State Committee for Water Management and the Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan, as well as the Ambassadors of the European Union and the Federal Republic of Germany to Turkmenistan.