Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the high-level officials and experts from Central Asia, the European Union and the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea discussed further cooperation and coordination of efforts on environment and climate change during the first online meeting of the Coordination Committee of the European Union – Central Asia Working Group on Environment and Climate Change.

The meeting also focused on providing support for the capacity building of Central Asian national experts on air and water quality, waste management, sustainable energy development and best available techniques in line with the WECOOP 2020 work plan while taking into account the current global circumstances.