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Enhanced regional cooperation on Environment, Climate Change and Water

EU-Central Asia Environment and Climate Change Working Group gathers in Brussels

The 5th EU-Central Asia Environment and Climate Change Working Group meeting is held on 15-16 December in Brussels, in order to discuss regional cooperation in the region on environment and climate change and the priorities of the countries in this context.  It also seeks to set up a Platform Project Working Plan drawing on lessons from the previous joint cooperation actions.

Presentations at the 5th WGECC meeting 15-16 Dec Brussels

Session 1:

  1. Berenice Muraille, DG DEVCO: PPT Presentation about EU-CA cooperation: latest developments and way forward
  2. Andreja Skerl DG ENV: PPT Presentation about EU policy developments on environment
  3. Hanna Vuokko, EUSR Political Adviser: PPT Presentation about CAWECOOP Project
  4. Thierry Deloge, EU Delegation to Kazakhstan: PPT Presentation about WECOOP Phase II Project
  5. Juan Palerm, DG DEVCO: PPT Presentation about Environment and Climate Change Mainstreaming Facility and support services from the Facility
  6. Pascal Daures, DG DEVCO :  PPT Presentation about Environmental Remediation Programme and projects in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan
  7. Kerim Saparov, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, Turkmenistan: PPT Presentation about the Turkmenistan Chairmanship of IFAS
  8. Caroline Milow, GIZ: PPT Presentation about GIZ work on strengthening EC IFAS and regional water management in CA
  9. Peep Mardiste, UNECE: PPT Presentation about UNECE work on strengthening EC IFAS and regional water management in CA

Session 2:

  1. Lana Zutelija, DG ENV: PPT Presentation of the Circular Economy Package proposed by the European Commission for the EU
  2. Bolat Bekniyaz, Kazakhstan: PPT Presentation about Recent developments in Kazakhstan on transition to a Green Economy
  3. Arsen Ryspekov, Kyrgyzstan: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention about Kyrgyzstan Climate Change policies
  4. Rakhmatullo Khairulloev, Tajikistan: PPT presentation about environmental policies and new developments in environmental governance in Tajikistan
  5. Mergen Yusupov, Turkmenistan: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention about Turkmenistan transition to Green Economy
  6. Zulfiya Yarullina, Uzbekistan: PPT presentation about waste governance in Uzbekistan

Session 3:

  1. Niels Schuster, DG CLIMA: PPT Presentation about EU approach and policies on transition to low-emission and climate-resilient economy including Paris Agreement on Climate Change - state of implementation and proposals
  2. Gulmira Galieva, Kazakhstan: Presentation about Kazkhstan Transition to Low-Emission and Climate-Resilient Economy
  3. Daniiar Omurzakov, Kyrgyzstan: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention on Kyrgyzstan preparations to joint Paris Climate Change Agreement
  4. Suhrob Olimov, Tajikistan: PPT presentation about Tajikistan national Climate Change policies and preparatory work for the Paris Agreement ratification
  5. Mergen Yusupov, Turkmenistan: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention on Turkmenistan transition to low-carbon economy
  6. Rakhmatulla Nazarov, Uzbekistan: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention on Uzbekistan climate change policies
  7. Carmen Arguello, Green Climate Fund: PPT presentation about Green Climate Fund

Session 4:

  1. Iskandar Abdullaev, CAREC: PPT Presentation about CAREC activities and projects in Central Asia
  2. Matthias Puhringer, REC: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention on REC activities
  3. Vadim Ni, EcoForum of NOGOs, Kazakhstan: PPT presentation about Role of civil society in environmental protection and climate change mitigation and adaptation
  4. Yuri Skochilov, TajCN NGO Climate Change network: PPT presentation about Role of civil society in climate change action
  5. Vladimir Korotenko, BIOM NGO, Kyrgyzstan: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention about the role of civil society in Kyrgyzstan in environmental governance and climate change action
  6. Nune Kharutyunytan, REC Caucasus: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention about the role of civil society in Caucasus in environmental governance and climate change action
  7. Guljamal Nurmuhammedova, Green Movement NGO, Turkmenistan: PPT presentation  about the role of civil society in Turkmenistan in environmental governance and climate change action and in cooperation with the EU
  8. Takhir Majidov, Suvchi NGO, Uzbekistan: PPT presentation about SUVCHI NGO activities
  9. Farkhod Rakhmatov, EU Media Project, Internews: PPT presentation about the EU project media for improved reporting on environment and natural resources in Central Asia
  10. Nickolai Denisov, Zoi Network: PPT presentation about Zoi network
  11. Viktor Novikov, Zoi Network: PPT presentation about CEPF project in Central Asia
  12. Carioline Milow, GIZ: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention about GIZ activities in Central Asia in climate change adaptation
  13. David Stanners, EEA: PPT Presentation about Implementation of the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS) principles and practices in the Eastern Partnership countries
  14. Natalia Alexeeva, UNEP: PPT Presentation about UNEP activities in Central Asia
  15. Krzysztof Michalak, OECD: PPT presentation about OECD activities in Central Asia
  16. Ellen Connorton, US Department of State: (no ppt presentation) Brief oral intervention about USAID support to Central Asia in water, environment and climate change adaptation
  17. Terezia Babytch, EIB: PPT presentation about EIB funded projects

Session 5:

  1. Anatoly Pichugin, WECOOP2 Project Team Leader: PPT presentation about the Draft Action Plan for Environment and Climate Change for the EU-CA Cooperation Platform

 

 

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