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04.03.2010

On the 3rd March in the office of the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia in Ashgabat the Memorandum of understanding between the United Nations and the Executive Committee of the International Fund for saving the Aral Sea (EC IFAS) has been signed.

Signing of this Memorandum is an important step on the way to achieve the objectives set by the Central Asian countries, - ensuring the sustainable development and the regional safety in Central Asia, including development of mutually acceptable regional mechanism on the integrated water resources management

Implementation of the regional and national activities in compliance with the statutes of the Memorandum will contribute to implementation of the Joint statement adopted on the 28th of April 2009. One of the main objectives included into the Joint Statement is to enhance activities and development of collaboration with the institutions of the UN system including the Regional Center of the UN on preventive diplomacy for the countries of Central Asia and other international organizations. Therefore, signing of the Memorandum will establish a basis for the activities aiming improvement of the ecological and socio-economic situation in the Aral Sea basin.
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