How the Central Asian countries celebrated World Wetlands Day: Tajikistan

Publication date: 22 February 2024

Dushanbe, Tajikistan – In honor of World Wetlands Day, the Biological Faculty of the Tajik National University, together with the National Environmental Action Center, held a round table.

The participants of the round table discussed such global issues as the Ramsar Convention, the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework, the importance of wetlands vegetation in nature and human life. The round table was also devoted to the issues of the wetlands in Tajikistan, their fauna and importance in the life of the local population.

Brief reference

It should be noted that the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) contributes to the implementation of the Ramsar Convention. With the support of GIZ and the Ramsar Convention Secretariat, CAREC supports the Ramsar Regional Initiative of Central Asia (RRI-CA). The RRI-CA’s objectives:

  • Support for the implementation of the Strategic Plan of the Ramsar Convention in Central Asia;
  • Promoting the effective conservation and sustainable use of existing and potential Ramsar wetlands in the region;
  • Raising awareness of the importance of wetland ecosystems;
  • Inclusion of wetlands issues in the programs of national and regional nature protection activities;
  • Ensuring the transfer of knowledge and experience in Central Asia and other regions of the world.

Additional information: Ludmila Kiktenko – Programme Manage, Environmental Management Programme, CAREC,



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