UNRCCA organizes a seminar “Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation on Trans-Boundary Water Resources in Central Asia: The Way Forward following the 6th World Water Forum”
ISSYK-KUL, Kyrgyz Republic–On 25-26 June, the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) with support of the US government organized a seminar “Bilateral and Multilateral cooperation on Trans-boundary Water Resources in Central Asia: the way forward following the 6th World Water Forum” in the Kyrgyz Republic (Issyk-Kul Lake).
In the course of a two-day seminar, participants discussed the outcomes of the 6th World Water Forum held in Marseille (France) and in this regard reviewed various models of multilateral and bilateral cooperation in the management of trans-boundary water resources in Central Asia. Participants were familiarized with new aspects of international practices regarding the management of trans-boundary water resources using examples of negotiations in this field. Also, discussions continued on practical details of the publication of a regional early warning bulletin for Central AsiaHigh-level
el representatives of relevant authorities of Central Asian countries and Afghanistan, the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, senior officials from various UN agencies and regional organizations as well as international experts took part in the event.
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