Meeting with the UNEP Europe Office Acting Director

28.02.2023 14:02


On 27 February 2023, on the margins of the High-Level Segment of the 52nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan Mr. Muzaffar Huseinzoda met with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Europe Office Acting Director, Ms. Sylvie Motard.

Developing cooperation on climate change consequences, biodiversity conservation, glaciers melting research, monitoring and international expertise in this field were considered during the meeting.

It was particularly mentioned, that adoption of the UNGA resolution on declaring 2025 as the International Year for Glaciers Preservation, as well as establishing a Trust Fund for Glaciers Preservation would give impetus to take a global action to protect glaciers from intense melting and will fit into the mainstream of the measures taken by the world community within the framework of the Paris Agreement.