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Enhanced regional cooperation on Environment, Climate Change and Water

9th EU-CA WGECC meeting in Brussels

The 9th meeting of the EU–Central Asia Working Group on Environment and Climate Change (WGECC) is the first gathering after the 6th EU–CA High-Level Conference on Environment and Water Cooperation held in Tashkent in January 2019. More than 100 participants including representatives of EU institutions, government officials and national experts from Central Asia, EU Member States, international financial institutions, as well as international and regional partners and civil society representatives gathered in Brussels on 12-13 February 2020 and had a constructive dialogue on circular economy, the European Green Deal, as well as other issues related to water, environment and climate change. 

Presentations

Session 1 

1. Andrzej Januszewski, DG Environment, European Commission: Environmental policies and legislation in the EU – latest developments (EN)

1.1 Andrzej Januszewski, DG Environment, European Commission: Environmental policies and legislation in the EU – latest developments (RU)

2. Stine Rasmussen, DG CLIMA, European Commission: The European Green Deal – striving to be the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 (EN)

3. Monika Zsigri, DG ENER, European Commission: Reducing methane emissions in the energy sector (EN)

3.1 Monika Zsigri, DG ENER, European Commission: Reducing methane emissions in the energy sector (RU)

4. Antoine Nunes, UNECE: UNECE Environmental Performance Reviews in the countries of Central Asia (EN)

4.1 Antoine Nunes, UNECE: UNECE Environmental Performance Reviews in the countries of Central Asia (RU)

5. Alisher Mamadzhanov, UNECE: EUWI National Policy Dialogues on Integrated Water Resources Management and Water Supply and Sanitation in Central Asia (EN)

5.1 Alisher Mamadzhanov, UNECE: EUWI National Policy Dialogues on Integrated Water Resources Management and Water Supply and Sanitation in Central Asia (RU)

6. Aizada Kiiazova, State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry of the Kyrgyz Republic: Environmental Governance in the Kyrgyz Republic (RU)

7. Mahmad Safarov, Agency of Hydrometeorology, Committee for Environment Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan: Climate Resilience trough the Planning of Adaptation Measures in Tajikistan (EN)

7.1 Mahmad Safarov, Agency of Hydrometeorology, Committee for Environment Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan: Climate Resilience trough the Planning of Adaptation Measures in Tajikistan (RU)

7.2 Mahmad Safarov, Agency of Hydrometeorology, Committee for Environment Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan: Climate Resilience trough the Planning of Adaptation Measures in Tajikistan (speech) (RU)

8. Magtymguly Akmyradov, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan: Environmental Governance in Turkmenistan (speech) (RU)

9. Tolegen Abdulgaziev, State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan: Environmental Governance in Uzbekistan (EN)

9.1 Tolegen Abdulgaziev, State Committee for Ecology and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan: Environmental Governance in Uzbekistan (speech) (RU)

10. Ysmail Dairov, Regional Mountain Centre of Central Asia: Regional Environmental Programme for Sustainable Development of Central Asia (EN)

10.1 Ysmail Dairov, Regional Mountain Centre of Central Asia: Regional Environmental Programme for Sustainable Development of Central Asia (RU)

11. Arslan Berdiyev, NGO “Yashyl Shohle”, Turkmenistan: CA NGO: Lessons learned and development challenges in environment, water, climate change, and cooperation (EN)

11.1 Arslan Berdiyev, NGO “Yashyl Shohle”, Turkmenistan: CA NGO: Lessons learned and development challenges in environment, water, climate change, and cooperation (RU)

Session 2

12. Luca Perez, DG Environment, European Commission: EU Action on Circular Economy (EN)

13. Susanne Lindahl, DG Environment, European Commission: A Europe that protects: Clean air for all (EN)

13.1 Susanne Lindahl, DG Environment, European Commission: A Europe that protects: Clean air for all (RU)

14. Urvaksh D. Patel, Green Climate Fund: GCF’s Role in Supporting Climate Change Investments for Central Asia (EN)

14.1 Urvaksh D. Patel, Green Climate Fund: GCF’s Role in Supporting Climate Change Investments for Central Asia (RU)

15. Sarangoo Radnaaragchaa, UNECE: UNECE activities to support environmental policies in Central Asia (EN)

15.1 Sarangoo Radnaaragchaa, UNECE: UNECE activities to support environmental policies in Central Asia (RU)

16. Ralf Ernst, OSCE:  OSCE environmental activities in Central Asia (EN)

16.1 Ralf Ernst, OSCE:  OSCE environmental activities in Central Asia (RU)

17. John Bryant Collier, World Bank: Central Asia Water and Energy Program (EN)

17.1 John Bryant Collier, World Bank: Central Asia Water and Energy Program (RU)

18. Zafar Makhmudov, CAREC: NEXUS (EN)

19. Alessandra Lepore, DG DEVCO, European Commission: SWITCH Asia/Central Asia (EN)

19.1 Alessandra Lepore, DG DEVCO, European Commission: SWITCH Asia/Central Asia (RU)

20. Valts Vilnītis, WECOOP: WECOOP (EN)

20.1 Valts Vilnītis, WECOOP: WECOOP (RU)

21. Mareike Well, Federal Foreign Office, Germany: New initiative “Green Central Asia” (EN)

21.1 Mareike Well, Federal Foreign Office, Germany: New initiative “Green Central Asia” (RU)

Session 3

22. Giovanni Brunelli, Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea, Italy: Terms of Reference of WGECC and Rules of Procedure of the Coordination Committee (EN)

22.1 Giovanni Brunelli, Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea, Italy: Terms of Reference of WGECC and Rules of Procedure of the Coordination Committee (RU)

Session 4

23. Valts Vilnītis, WECOOP: WECOOP Work plan for 2020 (EN)

23.1 Valts Vilnītis, WECOOP: WECOOP Work plan for 2020 (RU)

9th WGECC

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