Turkmenistan and GIZ join forces in the fight against climate change

Turkmenistan and the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ) have signed an agreement on the implementation of a large-scale project aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change, the online publication News Central Asia reports.

The project entitled “Measures and political dialogue to combat climate change in 2024-2028” will start in the near future.

The corresponding memorandum was signed on May 14 in Ashgabat by representatives of the Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan, the state-owned company “Turkmengaz” and GIZ.

The ceremony took place within the framework of the conference “30 years of cooperation between Turkmenistan and the European Union”, where issues of interparliamentary relations, security, trade, education, green energy and other areas of cooperation were discussed.

The joint project of Turkmenistan and GIZ will focus on implementing specific measures to adapt to climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The parties plan to intensify political dialogue and interdepartmental coordination on this important issue over the next four years.