Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Regional ecologic center of Central Asia held a national seminar “Raising awareness on joint system on ecologic information” in Tashkent on 17 September 2012.
The seminar was held within the project “Targeted Awareness Raising for Enhanced Partnership between European Union and Central Asia” (AWARE).
The event was held at the support of the State Committee of Uzbekistan on nature protection and attended by representatives of the State Committee on Statistics of Uzbekistan, Center for hydrometeorology service under the Cabinet of Ministers, and other interested sides.
During the seminar, the participants familiarized with goals and tasks of AWARE project in Central Asia and plans on its implement in Uzbekistan, experience of the other countries on dissemination of ecologic information.
The Raising Awareness Project is designed for two years (2012-2014) and will be implemented in five countries of Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan within three directions:
- Increased awareness on return- and reused waters addressing gaps in water resources management;
- Enhanced opportunities for EU-CA cooperation on environmental governance through increased awareness on the most compatible and applicable practices such as Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS), etc;
- Increased private sector involvement by raising awareness on sustainable consumption and production (SCP), and energy efficiency (EE) as a gateway for Public-Private Partnership (PPP).
18 September 2012 18:53