The Central Asian International Scientific-Practical Conference
“The 25 years of Water Cooperation in Central Asia:
Achievements, Lessons Learnt and Future Outlook”

23-24 November 2017, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Main objectives:

  • Outcomes of 25-year water cooperation: prospects of regional water security and tasks to be solved by ICWC
  • Achievements, untapped opportunities, shortcomings, issues, ways of solution
  • Interstate water cooperation: next step forward

The Conference will consist of three plenary sessions and several parallel round tables:

  1. Transboundary water cooperation as an important driver of food, energy, and environmental security in Central Asia
  2. Integrated water resources management as a tool for ‘green growth’ and adaptation to climate change
  3. Special session: Encouraging young water professionals to address the water use related issues
  4. Improving legal framework of water cooperation and promoting water diplomacy as a prerequisite for good neighborly relationship between the Central Asian countries
  5. Enhancement of water education and professional development as well as improvement of regional and national training activities in Central Asia
  6. Financial and economic mechanisms of water management and use
  7. Water and ecology