The workshop entitled "Caspian Sea - Sustainable Development and Management" will be held in Turkmenistan´s resort city Avaza March 7-18, the Turkmen government said Feb. 27.
The purpose of the workshop is to further develop the cooperation of the Caspian Basin countries and cooperate in the field of environment and sustainable development of the region.
The event will be held with the participation of representatives of relevant organizations of Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Russia in collaboration with the International Ocean Institute (IOI) and the State Enterprise for the Caspian Sea under the president of Turkmenistan.
The Turkmen foreign ministry and the State Enterprise for the Caspian Sea under the president of Turkmenistan will organize the workshop.
The important international documents were worked out upon Ashgabat’s initiative earlier. Among them are the agreement on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological resources of the Caspian Sea and the agreement on cooperation in the sphere of prevention and liquidation of emergency situations in the Caspian Sea.