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Introductory online meeting of the experts within the Syr Darya Project

21 December 2021 10:00 - 12:00

Online meeting

The meeting was organized in the framework of the Project on the compilation and analysis of information on existing national and joint measures to prevent and respond to pollution in the Syr Darya river basin in emergency situations (Syr Darya Project (Phase I) and was led by the International Water Assessment Center (IWAC) and supported by UNECE, notably, by the UNECEConvention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes and the UNECE Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents.

The experts’ group comprises national experts - two experts per riparian country (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) dealing with water pollution and industrial safety - and the international experts. The group discussed the status, the primary sources of pollution, the prevention and response to accidental water pollution in the Syr Daria river basin. It also agreed on the work plan and upcoming activities within the Project.

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