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The expert meeting, “Outcomes of Rio+20: challenges and opportunities for the Interstate Commission on Sustainable Development” took place on 30 May 2013 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Participants at the meeting, co-organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Scientific and Information Center of the Interstate Commission on Sustainable Development of Central Asia (ICSD), agreed on the mandate of a task force to develop an in-depth study and recommendations on how ICSD could contribute efficiently to the implementation of the outcomes of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20 Conference) at the regional level. The expert meeting took place in the framework of the UNECE Programme “Regional Dialogue and Cooperation on Water Resources Management in Central Asia” supported by GIZ.

Outcomes of the meetingPDFPDF
Opening statement by Andrey Vasilyev, UNECE Deputy Executive SecretaryPDF
Statement by Marton Krasznai, UNECE Regional AdviserPDF
Strengthening the legal and institutional frameworks of IFAS, by Bo Libert, UNECE Regional AdviserPDF
Terms of references for the task force
List of participantsPDF
Press release “UNECE cooperates with Interstate Commission on Sustainable Development to strengthen implementation of Rio+20 outcomes in Central Asia”linklink