Workshop “Institutional Mechanisms of Trans-boundary Water Cooperation”

Members of a training seminar “Institutional Mechanisms of Trans-boundary Water Cooperation”

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18 Jul 2017

Workshop “Institutional Mechanisms of Trans-boundary Water Cooperation”

ALMATY, 18 July 2017 – A training seminar “Institutional Mechanisms of Transboundary Water Cooperation” was organized on 17-18 July 2017 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, by the United Nations Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in cooperation with the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC) with financial support of the U.S. Government.

The event was the third in a series of seminars on water diplomacy within the framework of the program “Ensuring Equitable Utilization and Effective Management of Transboundary Watercourses in Central Asia through International Diplomacy, Law and Institutions: Theory and Practical Solutions”.

The two-day seminar was attended by experts from respective ministries and agencies of all Central Asian countries and Afghanistan, by UN agencies, international and regional organizations, as well as independent experts.

Participants held an in-depth discussion within the framework of a training program aimed at strengthening mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of the management of transboundary water resources in Central Asia through building skills and networking among civil servants of the Aral Sea Basin riparian countries.