The first meeting of Regional Steering Committee within the framework of CAMP4ASB project
October 10, 2016, Almaty hosted the first meeting of Regional Steering Committee (RSC), which was created within the framework of Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Programme for Aral Sea Basin project (CAMP4ASB). The representatives of national coordinating institutions from Central Asian countries attended the meeting along with the international organizations, such as Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea, The World Bank and Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC).
The main goals of RSC includes an advisory support, definition of annual climate investments’ priorities, recommendations for the future directions and monitoring of the progress of the project’s implementation. The participants agreed on the work plan for the first period of the project and expressed their readiness for further cooperation. CAMP4ASB project officially started on August 4, 2016.
CAMP4ASB is a five-year project, which aimed to enhance regionally coordinated access to improved climate change knowledge services for key stakeholders in Central Asian countries, as well as to increased investments and capacity building that, combined, will address climate challenges common to these countries. Project comprises the following partners: World Bank, Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (EC IFAS) and National Partners of Central Asia.
CAREC is responsible for realization of regional component of the project, which aims to strengthen the knowledge and capacity base for climate action and facilitate regional dialogue._________________________________________________
In accordance, CAREC is going to present the regional information platform about climate change in Central Asia, where everybody will have a possibility to be acquainted with the project’s results and the process of its implementation.
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