CAREC - Build Capacity for a Transition to Green Economy in Central Asia

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Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC)

The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) commits to support the central Asian countries with information sharing with regards to strategic plans, actions, new technologies and approaches on shifting to towards green economy. The commitment will result in the acceptance and implementation of required green measures and actions in all sectors of the economy in Central Asian Countries. It will also provide greater accessibility to new knowledge and information.

The commitment falls under focus areas 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 of the Batumi Initiatives to improve the measurement and valuation of natural capital; shift consumer behaviours towards sustainable consumption patterns; enhance ecosystems and ecosystem services as part of ecological infrastructure; shift consumer behaviours towards sustainable consumption patterns; develop clean physical capital for sustainable production patterns;  and promote green and fair trade; and increase green and decent jobs, while developing the necessary human capital.

Implementing partners will include national partners including state statistics committees, ministries of economy, and ministries of the environmental protection.

The commitment is relevant to SDGs 9 and 12.