A one-day training entitled “Israel’s experience in implementing innovative greenhouse technologies” was held on December 2, 2014, in the premises of the Karshi Engineering and Economics Institute to expand the knowledge of the pilot region’s communities on water-efficient technologies. The training was organized with the assistance rendered by the Israeli Embassy to Uzbekistan and UNDP’s ‘Climate Risk Management’ Project. It was attended by agriculture and water management experts as well as teachers and graduate students from specialized educational institutions of the Kashkadarya Region.

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The UNDP Project “Climate Risks Management in Uzbekistan” has conducted third thematic seminar on climate change and climate risks management on 29 October 2014. Drought Monitoring Center has brought together future journalists – students of Uzbek National University, and public affairs experts.

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The UNDP Project “Climate Risks Management in Uzbekistan” has held a seminar “Discussion of drought management and regional cooperation” at the Poytakht Business Center on 2 October 2014 г.

Seminar theme is urgent because by area coverage and scales of negative effect the drought is dominating among other natural disasters in Uzbekistan. Current climate changes result in rather high recurrence of this phenomenon.

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Presentation of new publications developed by the UNDP environmental projects has been held on 19 September at “Poytaht” Business Center.

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The UNDP Project “Climate Risks Management in Uzbekistan” has organized a second thematic seminar on climate change and climate risks management. This series of educational seminars are carried out as per earlier developed Trainings Program to enhance educational capacities related to climate change and climate risks management for young teachers, different agency and ministry officers, and journalists.

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As per EcoWeek-2014 Agenda, International Scientific-Practical Conference «Water Resources and World Ecosystems’ Arid Zones under Climate Change» took place on 4 June organized by KIEE and inistry of Higher and Middle and Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the UNDP «CRM-UZ» Project support.

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6 June celebration of the World Environment Protection Day was arranged at Agricultural College «Surkhan» in Koson district. It has also become a tradition there to organize environmental events dedicated to World Environment Protection Day.

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As per EcoWeek-2014 Agenda, International Scientific-Practical Conference «Water Resources and World Ecosystems’ Arid Zones under Climate Change» took place on 4 June organized by KIEE and Ministry of Higher and Middle and Specialized Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan with the UNDP «CRM-UZ» Project support.

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On the eve of celebrating World Environment Protection Day, action “Our EcoPark” has been organized on 4 June early morning at Karshi Institute of Engineering and Economics (KIEE).

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The UNDP Project “Climate Risks Management in Uzbekistan” has held training-seminar “Climate Change and Climate Risks Management” on 28 May 2014. This was first of three such seminars planned to be held this year for specialists of stakeholder ministries and agencies at the Drought Monitoring Center located at Uzhydromet.

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Kizilorda in Kazakhstan hosted International Scientific-Practical Conference “Introduction of Green Technologies and Ensuring Environmental Security to Enhance Quality of Life and Competitiveness of the Regions” on 12 – 13 May 2014.

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Dushanbe city hosted on 16-17 April 2014 a Regional Training Seminar on documenting best practice of soil and water saving based on WOCAT technology.

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On 28 March 2014 a Seminar on «Integrating climate change and climate risks management issues into educational system», has been organized by the UNDP Project «Climate risks management in Uzbekistan». The seminar attracted representatives of training institutions, ministries and agencies, and journalists.

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Seminar on 5-6 march 2014 in Tashkent discussed the approach to assessment of climate risks developed under Central Asian Climate Risks Management Program (CA-CRM). The seminar convened representatives of ministries and agencies, academic society, young scholars and journalists.

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Under the support of Embassy Israel in Uzbekistan training seminars have been organized in Karshi involving Israeli experts specialized in water resources management and protection of plants grown at closed and open grounds.

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