Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea
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The 5th Caspian Sea BRAVO Exercise under the Aktau Protocol was held on 14 November 2023
Bravo exercise on Alarm and Communication exercise was held under the leadership of Turkmenistan with support of the Tehran Convention interim Secretariat. The representatives of the Lead State provided a description of the incident scenario and outlined the goals and objectives for representatives of the Contracting Parties during the exercise.
Expert group meeting to study the causes of Caspian Sea level fluctuations held in Baku on 2-3 November 2023
Expert meeting brought together scientists, policymakers and representatives of international organizations in the fields of climate change, meteorology, geology, biodiversity and adaptation from Caspian littoral states and other countries.
The Working Group on Meeting and Assessment met on 7 November 2023
The Working Group on Monitoring and Assessment held an online meeting to review and discuss the list of marine parameters indispensable for a proper description of the state of the Caspian environment and agree on the next steps to be taken towards the implementation of the updated Environment Monitoring Programme.
Established by the five Caspian countries and serviced by the UN Environment Programme