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Only a few days left until the start of the Scientific Conference on Climate Change in the Caspian Sea Region
The Organizing Committee is happy to share more news and useful information. During the application period the Organizing Committee received 82 abstracts from many countries, including all the five Caspian littoral states.
A panel of reviewers, which included the eminent scientists from different countries, decided on 40 abstracts to be presented at the Conference, as well as on those to be published in the follow-up to the Conference.
Scientific practical conference devoted to the Caspian Day was held in Ashgabat – August 12, 2021
The Tehran Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea entered into force on August 12, 2006, since then this day has been celebrated by littoral states as the Caspian Day. This year, Turkmenistan, as one of the Member States of the Convention, graciously hosted the scientific practical conference on the "Cooperation on protection of the marine environment of the Caspian Sea".
Scientific Conference on Climate Change in the Caspian Sea Region
The "Scientific Conference on Climate Change in the Caspian Sea Region” will be held virtually from 27 to 28 October 2021 and is organized under the auspices of the Coordinating Committee on Hydrometeorology and Pollution Monitoring of the Caspian Sea (CASPCOM) and the Interim Secretariat of the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea (Tehran Convention).
Established by the five Caspian countries and serviced by the UN Environment Programme