Central Asia Climate Change Conference in Kazakhstan


January 24-25, 2018, the Central Asian Conference on climate change issues was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The given event was held with participation of more than 200 representatives of Central Asian countries and international investment organizations. The goals were fostering regional dialogue, knowledge and information exchange on adaption to climate change, exploring opportunities for joint actions between international, regional and national stakeholders and build a common vision towards climate resilient future. This Conference has brought together more than 150 representatives from governmental and non-governmental agencies, academia, development partners, multilateral development banks and CSOs that work in the area of climate change, in particular climate adaptation.

This Conference also aimed at reaching following three main objectives:


-         Inform about the latest global climate change discussions and trends amid adoption of the SDGs and the post-COP23 discussions, and while focusing on implications of these developments for Central Asia;

-         Present good practices, lessons learnt, research findings, innovative climate-resilient technology and climate finance opportunities, which proved to be sustainable and effective at regional and global scale;

-         Explore opportunities to strengthen synergies in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda through multi-stakeholder regional partnerships to achieve the Global Climate Action Agenda.