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The 2nd meeting of the Kazakh-Uzbek joint working group on environmental protection and water quality of the Syrdarya river basin

... providing a regional platform for submitting joint initiatives and projects for discussion, etc. According to its regulations, the Commission meets once a year. This second meeting was organized with the support of CAREC CO in Kazakhstan and the “Blue Peace Central Asia” project (Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Modified: 20.11.2019
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Meeting of the Regional Working Group on Water Quality in Tashkent

... 2009 by UNECE and CAREC. The Group is represented by national hydrometeorological, sanitary and epidemiological control, water resources and environmental ministries and agencies of 5 Central Asian countries. Since 2019 the RWG-WQ is supported by the Blue Peace Central Asia (BPCA) initiative of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), where CAREC is acting as a Secretariat of the BPCA Dialogue Platform. The project aims to promote evidence-based dialogue at the political level and to ensure ...

Modified: 19.11.2019
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CAREC Open Day in the Republic of Kazakhstan

... environmental cooperation platforms, CAREC staff made presentations on the regional activities of CAREC in Kazakhstan, namely, the activities of the CAREC water program as a platform for transboundary water cooperation of Central Asian countries: Smart Waters, Blue Peace Central Asia, Regional Working Groups on water quality in Central Asia; Climate change adaptation and mitigation program for the Aral Sea Basin (CAMP4ASB); NEXUS “Central Asia Nexus Dialogue Project: Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus ...

Modified: 07.10.2019
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Water specialists got familiarized with the experience of the Chu-Talas Water Commission

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN – A workshop to introduce the experience of the Chu Talas Water Commission (CTWC) was held on June 11-14, 2019 within the Blue Peace Central Asia project, being implemented by CAREC with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN – A workshop to introduce the experience of the Chu Talas Water Commission (CTWC) was held on June 11-14,...

Modified: 03.07.2019
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Water, Economic Growth and Security Nexus in the spotlight of Astana Economic Forum

... Central Asia, brought together high-level officials from key ministries of the five countries of Central Asia as well as international experts. The event was organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Switzerland’s Blue Peace Central Asia initiative, in partnership with the European Union, the World Bank, the International Water Assessment Centre and supported by the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC). By welcoming all delegations, Minister Omarov ...

Modified: 29.05.2019
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Water cooperation in Central Asia: experience, benefits and further development

... Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) with support from the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia and Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers. The event was held within the Swiss Initiative “Blue Peace Central Asia” and it is a logical continuation of previous events organized by Swiss partners on strengthening the dialogue on water cooperation in Central Asia. The opening speeches were given by the Minister of Water Resources of the Republic ...

Modified: 26.11.2018
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Transboundary water cooperation discussed at the Astana Economic Forum

... panel session, the issues of stimulating transboundary water cooperation, new forms of application of the international water law for the rational management of water resources were discussed. Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan; the Blue Peace initiative, which is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation; as well as the International Water Assessment Centre were the organizers of the session. Among the participants are representatives of state bodies; scientific organizations; ...

Modified: 22.05.2018
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Delegation from the Central Asia studied the experience of water cooperation in the Senegal River Basin

Within the Blue Peace Central Asia High-Level Dialogue Platform, representatives of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Water Ministries of Central Asian countries took part in a working visit to study the experience of the Senegal River Basin Development Authority ...

Modified: 21.05.2018
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High Level Dialogue Platform Secretariat Blue Peace Central Asia

Modified: 01.04.2018
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Three main questions you need to ask about the Blue Peace Central Asia – a talk with Dr André Wehrli

... were pleased to present a small talk with Switzerland’s Regional Water Advisor for Central Asia. June of the outgoing year was marked by the launch of a Swiss initiative that sets a new course for cross-border water cooperation in the region: The Blue Peace Central Asia initiative. It has been launched on the margins of the World Expo in Astana with participation of high level decisions makers. Under this initiative, Switzerland through its Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation ( SDC ) aims ...

Modified: 09.01.2018
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CAREC participated in the International Conference on Water Cooperation in Central Asia

... change, increasing inter-sectoral competition for water. Another important information was given on the published joint study conducted by CAREC and adelphi, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) within the framework of the Blue Peace Central Asia Initiative. “Rethinking Water in Central Asia: The costs of inaction and benefits of water cooperation” demonstrates the price of inaction and benefits of cooperation in the field of water management between the countries of the ...

Modified: 28.11.2017
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Rethinking Water in Central Asia: The costs of inaction and benefits of water cooperation

... Central Asia: The costs of inaction and benefits of water cooperation Rethinking Water in Central Asia: The costs of inaction and benefits of water cooperation A joint study conducted by CAREC and adelphi within th e framework of the Switzerland’s Blue Peace Central Asia Initiative is published. The publication demonstrates the cost of inaction and benefits of cooperation in the field of water management between the countries of the region. Pohl, Benjamin; Annika Kramer, William Hull, Sabine Blumstein,...

Modified: 23.11.2017
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News on the World Water Week - seminar on water diplomacy

... of this initiative and are making their contributions to cross-border cooperation through bilateral agreements. Speaking about Central Asia, Dr. Abdullaev made a presentation on a joint study conducted by CAREC and adelphi within the framework of the Blue Peace Central Asia initiative. The study demonstrates the price of inaction and benefits of cooperation in the field of water management between the countries of the region. The costs of insufficient cooperation are already significant today and risk ...

Modified: 30.08.2017
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Blue Peace Central Asia: focus on water management issues in the region

Blue Peace Central Asia: focus on water management issues in the region Blue Peace Central Asia: focus on water management issues in the region June 18-20, 2017, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) organized a conference on transboundary ...

Modified: 22.06.2017
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