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Abramov glacier, Kyrgyzstan © Thorben Dunse


Glaciers melting in Central Asia: recommendations made

On 11-12 November 2014 an International Seminar on "The Impact of Glaciers Melting on National and Trans-boundary Water Systems in Central Asia", organized by UNESCO Almaty Cluster Office in cooperation with the United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA), the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (EC IFAS) and the World Bank was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The seminar was conducted as a follow-up to the previous seminar on glaciers melting which took place on 11-12 April 2013 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.