The main objective of the 2019 Central Asia Climate Change Conference is to promote regional cooperation and partnership on climate adaptation and mitigation in Central Asia. The event also aims to foster regional dialogue and knowledge and information exchange on climate change and to help build a climate-resilient future. The conference is expected to give an impetus to the implementation of multi-sectoral development programmes in the Aral Sea basin and attract new investments to sustainable development initiatives in the region.
Day 1 of the two-day Conference will feature five plenary sessions on: global climate policy and national commitments; climate change impacts and adaptation in the global and regional context; climate services; climate technologies and practices; and climate finance.
Five parallel sessions will be conducted on Day 2, focusing on: knowledge platforms and communication on climate change; integrated natural resource management approaches in Central Asia; science- and evidence-based water and land management solutions for strengthening climate resilience in Central Asia; regional environment protection for sustainable development in the context of climate change; and the role of civil society and the private sector in activating climate actions in Central Asia.
The Conference is organized by the Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for Aral Sea Basin (CAMP4ASB), the World Bank and partners.
dates: 3-4 April 2019
location: Tashkent, Toshkent, Uzbekistan