Executive Committee of the International Fund
for saving the Aral Sea

Meeting with the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Tajikistan

On 4 December 2020, the Chairman of the Executive Committee of IFAS, Mr. Sulton Rahimzoda met with the Head of the European Union Delegation to Tajikistan, Ambassador Marilyn Yosefson.

During the meeting, the parties discussed priority areas of cooperation, including climate change adaptation and mitigation at the regional level, the impact of glacier melting on the water resources of Central Asia region, as well as improving the institutional and legal framework within the IFAS reform. The parties noted the importance of studying the glaciers of Central Asia and developing regional strategies for climate change adaptation and mitigation and expressed their readiness for close cooperation in this area.

During the meeting the parties also noted the importance of collaboration between the Executive Committee of IFAS and the EU within the framework of the International Decadeof Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, including in organization of the High-level International Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028 in Dushanbe in 2022.