Executive Committee IFAS participates in the 6th World Water Forum, Marseille March 12th to 17th, 2012.
EC IFAS is a Contribution Partner to the 6th World Water Forum, organized by the French Government, the World Water Council, and the City of Marseille, it will be the «Forum of Solutions».
EC IFAS contributed to the preparation process to the Forum by organizing the working seminar in September 2011.
The Seventh Ministerial Conference “Environment for Europe” was held in Astana (Kazakhstan) 21-23 September 2011.
Executive Committee IFAS organized the side-event "International Cooperation on Transboundary Watercourse Management taking into account the interests of all states in the region".
SPECA meeting will discuss a Plan of Action to Strengthen Stability and Sustainable Development of Afghanistan through Regional Economic Cooperation in Central Asia and the ways of its implementation.
More information about the meeting from the UNESCAP website
EC IFAS Chairman will participate in the Regional International Conference “Towards the 6th World Water Forum – joint actions for water security” which is held in Tashkent on the 14-15th of May.
Strategic partnership with Central Asia has high importance for Germany. In June 2007, the new partnership strategy between the European Union and Central Asia was initiated by the Government of Germany. A wide range of projects in the field of education, sustainable economic development, legal and juridical reforms, environmental and economic change is aimed to support the development of Central Asia through Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
Organizations of UN system
EC IFAS aims to involve the specialized organizations and programs of the UN system to address specific socio-economic and environmental issues in the Region.
UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
Within the OSCE space the ecological security problems of Central Asia are amongst the most acute. In support to strengthening regional cooperation with regard to the problems of the Aral Sea basin the OSCE’s multidimensional approach to security makes it a particularly appropriate partner for the EC IFAS future efforts.
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