December 10, 2021
With a view to strengthening the role of UNESCO IHP in Central Asia, Kazakh German (DKU) University prepared a report on “Assessment of water-related academic and scientific environment in Central Asia with a view to strengthening the role of UNESCO IHP in Central Asia” to identify potential stakeholders in Central Asia, their needs and expected contributions.
During the “UNESCO Water Family: Cooperation in education and science in Central Asia” round table organized on 10th of December 2021, DKU in partnership with the UNESCO Office in Almaty presented the report. The UNESCO water-related Centers, Chairs and Committees working in the area of sustainable management of water resources in Central Asia discussed their experiences and challenges in conducting their activities in the Central Asian countries. The meeting also aimed at facilitating the discussion among the UNESCO Water Family in Central Asia on regional priorities for the IHP-IX phase.
During the meeting the following topis have been presented and discussed with the participants:
The goal of the meeting was to identify the needs and to agree on a common approach for promoting better networking and partnership among the UNESCO Water Family – water-related research and educational institutions - in the countries of Central Asia and at sub-regional level.
Participants: There were 56 people attending the session representing UNESCO IHP National Committees and Chairs, academic and scientific institutions, and governmental organizations.