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Enhanced regional cooperation on Environment, Climate Change and Water

8th meeting of the EU-CA WGECC to be held in Tashkent

In order to discuss the progress within the EU-Central Asian Platform for environment and water cooperation at regional and national levels in Central Asia, the representatives of all five Central Asian countries, the European Union (EU), International Financial Institutions (IFIs), international and regional organizations, and NGOs will gather for the 8th meeting of the EU-CA Working Group on Environment and Climate Change (WGECC). The meeting will take place on 7-8 June 2018 at Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, under the chairmanship of Massimo Cozzone, Italian Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea, with participation of high-level representatives of the Government of Uzbekistan and the European Union.

The 8th meeting of the EU-CA Working Group will update on the progress made since the last WGECC meeting, including progress in EU-CA regional cooperation in the areas of environment and climate change, discuss the perspectives of future policy developments at regional and bilateral levels, improve CA countries’ access to the Green Climate Fund and IFIs funding for projects in environment, energy, waste management and water sectors, and discuss the outcomes of the on-site visits to CA countries aimed at reviewing the selected investment project proposals in waste and air quality management and climate change adaptation, as well as other administrative and organizational questions.

For additional information, please contact Nurgul Smagulova, Event coordinator, WECOOP2: + 7 7172 550 762, e-mail: nurgul.smagulova@stantec.comor Vadim Ni, Senior Expert, email:


This project is funded by the European Union

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