CAREC Country Office in Uzbekistan
The CAREC country office in the Republic of Uzbekistan was established in 2003 in Tashkent and registered with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan as a representative office of an international non-profit organization on April 2, 2005. In September 2017, the country office re-registered with the Ministry of Justice and received the status of a branch.
To represent CAREC in Uzbekistan and fulfill the CAREC mission in accordance with the CAREC Charter.
- To represent CAREC in Uzbekistan and assist in the implementation of regional and national CAREC programs and projects following the national environmental protection priorities;
- To strengthen the capacity (seminars and trainings) of representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations, media, business structures, and other sectors;
- To organize activities for discussion of the environmental issues, environmental protection, and sustainable development;
- To have active interaction with different partners to promote new environmental policy in Uzbekistan;
- To encourage environmental education, sustainable development, and efficient use of natural resources among children and youth;
- To attract public and population attention to water and environmental issues and their possible solutions;
- To facilitate public involvement in the decision-making process in the field of environmental protection;
- To develop the dialogue between governmental bodies, non-governmental organizations, mass media, and other stakeholders;
- To promote the development of regional cooperation between governments of the countries, state bodies, as well as non-governmental organizations;
- To support and develop a partnership with international and donor organizations to further enhance the capacity and credibility of the Branch
- To involve the entrepreneurs and industry representatives in resolving environmental issues.
Close cooperation was established with water-environmental and other ministries and agencies of Uzbekistan (MFA, State Committee on Ecology and Environmental Protection, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Agriculture Resources, Uzhydromet, etc.);
- Water and environmental non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are reliable partners in project implementation and organization of various thematic events for target audiences. Cooperation is maintained with more than 30 water-environmental NGOs of Uzbekistan;
- Representatives of leading and popular media, as well as bloggers, became active participants in the events. Water and environmental topics and the situation in both the country and the Central Asian region are more and more covered in journalists' stories;
- The population of Uzbekistan is getting more involved in events and initiatives. Environmental awareness is increasing, attitudes to the environment are changing, and “advocates” for resource efficiency are growing among children and youth.
Prospect Bunyodkor, house 7, office 217