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Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister met UN Under-Secretary-General


Glasgow, 4 November 2021 (TDI): Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister,  Muzaffar Huseinzoda met with the UN Under-Secretary-General,  Earle Courtenay Rattray. He is also  Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing States. This meeting took place on the sidelines of the 26th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26).

The Conference of Parties
It is the decision-making body responsible for monitoring the climate crisis. Moreover, it also reviews the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. It brings together the 197 Countries – called Parties – that have signed on to the Framework Convention. The COP has met annually since 1995. The 26th  Session of the COP is taking place held in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

During the meeting, the sides discussed issues related to the development of inclusive cooperation with relevant UN agencies. Furthermore, joint coordinated steps to address the effects of COVID-19 and vaccine shortages. Moreover, they also discussed the prevention of the consequences of climate change. Along with its negative impact on the environment.

Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister provided information on Tajikistan’s international initiatives in the field of water and glacier protection. In particular the essence of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development, 2018-2028”.

The sides expressed deep interest in promoting an effective and comprehensive dialogue between the Tajik Republic and the United Nations in areas of mutual interest. They discussed initiatives to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Along with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Vienna Programme of Action for Landlocked Developing Countries.


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