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27.12.2011

Document of ASBP-3 in English asbp-3_short-version_final_eng.pdf [365,31 Kb] (downloads: 31)

 

Executive Committee of IFAS incorporated comments and suggestions to the ASBP-3 received from the relevant ministries and agencies of the Central Asian countries. At present the document is at the consultation stage in the Governments.

16.01.2012

Expedition to the North Aral Sea was conducted in August-September 2011 by Professor of Geography at the University of the West Michigan Ph.Micklin, Dr. N.Aladin and Dr. I.Plotnikov of the Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences.

The main purpose of the expedition was to evaluate the success of a project to raise, stabilize, and improve the ecology of the Small Aral Sea.

16.01.2012

The Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes, at its fifth session (Geneva, 10–12 November 2009), agreed on the need to establish a mechanism under the Convention through which problems related to implementation and possible differences in the Convention’s interpretation could be addressed.

 

For this purpose, the Meeting of the Parties at its fifth session entrusted the Legal Board to prepare a proposal with regard to the objectives, structure, tasks, functions, policies and procedures of institutional and procedural mechanisms to facilitate and support implementation and compliance for possible adoption at the Sixth Meeting of the Parties in 2012.

 

The Legal Board will discuss the document prepared by Chairman at its tenth meeting and further elaborate the text by taking decisions on the drafting language.

11.01.2012

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.

27.12.2011

Executive Committee of IFAS incorporated comments and suggestions to the ASBP-3 received from the relevant ministries and agencies of the Central Asian countries. At present the document is at the consultation stage in the Governments. The Government of Kazakhstan  in person of a Member of the IFAS Board signed ASBP-3 document. The Uzbek government in person of a Member of the IFAS Board signed ASBP-3 document with a condition of inclusion of proposals and comments of the Uzbek side to ASBP-3.

24.12.2011

In order to improve the organizational structure and legal framework of IFAS the Executive Committee held the regular working meeting of experts to prepare proposals for making amendments and additions to the statute documents of IFAS.

02.12.2011

In the EC IFAS office a Preparatory conference was held, which is related to the procurement of consultancy services – the System Integrator for the Project on modernization of hydrometeorological services in Central Asia.

01.11.2011

The SPECA events will be jointly organized by the Government of Turkmenistan, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, in cooperation with the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia.

01.11.2011
The goal of the workshop is to share information on how USAID investments will be impacted by glacier melt and water security and identify synergies and areas of collaboration within and between each country.
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