CAREC participates in Bonn Climate Conference
During the forty-fourth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 44) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 44) as well as the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1) from 16 to 26 May 2016, in Bonn, Germany, CAREC organized an exhibit to showcase knowledge and products on climate change, water and environment in Central Asia and outreach the broader audience in the context of the conference.
More than 100 participants approached CAREC exhibit slot to learn more about the countries of Central Asia, their specificity in facing climate impacts and common sub-regional vision towards addressing the challenges, as well as got to know more about CAREC, its role in the climate change agenda and results, which the centre has achieved over the past 15 years. Most of the participants came from the countries of small islands, Africa, South Asia, Central Asia and Eastern Europe and expressed their willingness for a closer partnership in terms of networking, information exchange and capacity building on climate change, green economy and disaster risk reduction.
At the same time, CAREC participated at the side event of CTCN (Climate Technology Centre and Network) and got acquainted with a CTCN team and its partner organizations. During the break, both partners had an opportunity to briefly discuss the progress towards preparation of the CAREC/CTCN Forum, which aims to bring together the countries of Central Asia and Eastern Europe to learn about opportunities on finance and technology transfer on climate change. The forum will take place on 15-16 of June 2016 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
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