CACCC-2023 starts in Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Publication date: 16 May 2023

Today, a regional climate conference has started in Dushanbe.

The theme of the 5th Central Asia Climate Change Conference (CACCC- 2023) this year is climate change and development. The purpose of the conference is to study the challenges and gaps in the implementation of the climate commitments of the Paris Agreement by the countries of Central Asia, to discuss the potential of regional cooperation and to consider ways to improve water sustainability, energy, food and environmental resources in the region.

“This year, we have prepared a rich program that includes presentations from leading experts, panel discussions and opportunities for sharing experience and knowledge. We also have a unique opportunity for participants to meet with colleagues from Central Asia and other countries, discuss current topics and learn about the latest trends in climate change adaptation, low-carbon development and climate change cooperation,” said Vladimir Grebnev, Climate Change Specialist of the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC).

Representatives of the relevant ministries of the Central Asian countries, international organizations, the civil sector and the academy participate in CACCC- 2023.

The regional event was organized by the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia in cooperation with the Committee on Environmental Protection of the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the World Bank.   

Additional information - Irina Bekmirzaeva, Program Manager “Climate Change and Sustainable Energy”/ CAMP4ASB AF Project Coordinator,   

Mass media contact person – Irina Bubenko, CAREC Knowledge Management Specialist , email:

The 5th Central Asia Climate Change Conference (CACCC-2023) is organized by the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) under Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program in the Aral Sea Basin AF (CAMP4ASB AF) and Central Asia Nexus Dialogue Project: Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus and Multi-Sector Investment (NEXUS) in cooperation with the Committee for Environmental Protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Central Asia Water & Energy Program (CAWEP), a partnership among the World Bank, the European Union, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and is supported by PROGREEN.

CAREC implements CAMP4ASB AF jointly with EC IFAS under the financial support of the World Bank and the Green Climate Fund. 

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