On October 30 of this year, a seminar was held on the topic: "National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change of the Republic of Tajikistan for the period up to 2030 and for 2024-2026", organized by the Agency for Hydrometeorology of the Committee for Environmental protection under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the International Organization for Migration.
The purpose of the seminar is to discuss the National Action Plan focused on the adoption of climate change adaptation measures in the Republic of Tajikistan for the period 2024-2026.
The speakers noted that in 2019 the Government of our country adopted one of the main national documents – the National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change of the Republic of Tajikistan for the period up to 2030, which contributes to the formulation and implementation of the republic's policy in the field of climate change and adaptation to it and serves as one of the key instruments at the international level, and also reflects planning of the national economy in the context of climate change. This document identifies the sectors most sensitive to climate change: energy, water resources, transport and agriculture, as well as intersect oral areas in the field of health, education, gender, youth, migration, environment and emergencies.
It was emphasized that the joint efforts of specialists of the Center for the Study of Climate Change and the Ozone Layer of the Agency for Hydrometeorology of the Committee for Environmental protection and members of the Working Group in the framework of the development of a National action Plan for the implementation of the National Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change of the Republic of Tajikistan for the period up to 2030, for 2024-2026, and the development of adaptation measures to climate change. Particular attention was paid to the relationship of climate migration issues with sectors that are particularly sensitive to climate change and intersect oral areas.
In conclusion, there was a discussion between the participants of the seminar on key issues of adaptation to climate change and population migration.