Regional Conference Towards a Common Vision for Agenda 2030 in Central Asia

Oct 28, 2016

The Conference is envisaged to establish a regional dialogue on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a distinct focus on Green Economy and delivering on the environmental dimension. The event will raise awareness, explore the existing capacities, reinvigorate political will, commitments and encourage the engagement of regional and national stakeholders with respect to Central Asian developmental challenges.

What: The five Central Asia countries will discuss specific initiatives that they have undertaken to initiate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the existing partnerships with a focus on green economy.

Who: National (from five countries of Central Asia) and international partners: Representatives of national authorities responsible for different sectors, SDG focal points within government and UNDP Country Offices, policy makers and technical experts in SDGs and Central Asia, educators from governments and NGOs, UN regional organizations and UN agencies, GiZ, IFAS involved in the implementation of Agenda 2030, and Russian Institutions.

When: 2–4 November, Almaty, Kazakhstan (Registration: 08:30am, Opening: 09:00am)

Where: Hotel Ramada Nomad Conference Hall - 27 Baitursynov Street, Corner Kazybek Bi Street Almaty, Kazakhstan

Why: The conference will focus on delivering a joint regional vision and specific actions to be taken by the countries towards implementation of SDGs.

For more information contact Dina Teltayeva at 77172 69 65 44 (2124) [CD1]   Nina Kumambetova at +7 727 2654327; 2654342 (ext. 301), Saltanat Zhakenova at +7 727 2654327; 2654342 (ext. 177)