The Training Workshop on the exchange of experience between the Slovak Republic and Central Asian countries in the field of hydrometeorological services was held in the videoconference mode from 10 to 11 November, 2021.

From 19 to 20 October 2021, the Central Asian Subregional Preparatory Conference for the 9th World Water Forum “Water Security for Peace and Development” was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

From 4 to 5 October 2021, the tenth meeting of the European Union - Central Asia Working group on Environment and Climate Change (WGECC) was held.

September 29 - October 1, 2021 in Geneva, Switzerland, the Ninth Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes was held.

View of the room during the opening session

The 9th session of the Meeting of the Parties will be held from 29 September to 1 October 2021 as a hybrid meeting (Geneva and virtual), organized by UNECE in cooperation with Estonia.

On 14 September 2021, the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) co-organized and conducted a webinar on the Launch of the 2nd Progress report on the indicator prepared in 2021 and discussion of concrete actions that can be taken to accelerate progress on transboundary water cooperation in support of the SDG 6.5 target.

The Fourth meeting of the Working group on Kazakhstan's chairmanship in the Bureau of the Convention on the protection and use of transboundary watercourses and international lakes was held on 6 September 2021 in Nur-Sultan and chaired by Vice-Minister of ecology, Geology and natural resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kozhaniyazov S. S.

On June 18, 2021, the first meeting of the National Intersectoral Working Group (NMWG) in Kazakhstan was carried out by the USAID Regional Project on Water Resources and the Environment and the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

On June 17, 2021, the Director of the International Water Assessment Center (IWAC) met) Serik Akhmetov had a meeting with representatives of the USAID Regional Office, Ms. Madina Ibrasheva-Water Policy Lead and Ms. Anna Inozemtseva-Coordinator of the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Lead of the USAID Water and Environment Project.

On June 16, 2021, the International Water Assessment Center (IWAC) participated in the online session "Transboundary Watersheds: Shared Basins for People, Planet, Prosperity and Peace". The online session was held within the framework the European Development Days forum, which in turn is held annually with the support of the European Commission.