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Second technical meeting of the experts within the Syr Darya Project

08 February 2022 10:00 - 12:00

Online meeting

The meeting is 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 is led by the International Water Assessment Center (IWAC) and supported by UNECE, notably, by the UNECE Convention 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 work progress on the reports, which cover assessment of the pollution sources, identification of risks of accidental pollution, including from mine tailings facilities, and disaster risk management in the Syr Daria river basin.

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