March 12, 2019, the Director of International Water Assessment Centre (hereinafter - IWAC) S. Akhmetov held meeting with Mr. Guy Bonvin, Special Envoy for Water for Central Asia of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC at the IWAC office.

In the course of the meeting the sides discussed opportunities for developing cooperation between IWAC and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC to achieve the main objectives of the Blue Peace joint dialogue in Central Asia.

The Swiss side also took an interest in the IWAC project on creating a youth network for water sector professionals.

According to the results of the meeting, specific steps were outlined related to the panel session at the Astana Economic Forum (May 16-17, 2019).