UN conference in Almaty
December 13, 2016

An international seminar titled “Role of Parliamentarians in Preventive Diplomacy” held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 12-13 December, 2016, which was organised by the United Nations’ Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA).

Parliamentarians and experts from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Latvia and Italy took part in the work of the international event. Issues relating to security issues, water management, drugs trafficking, information flow among the Central Asian countries as well as regional inter-parliamentary cooperation in tackling the mentioned issues were discussed at the seminar.

TurkPA Secretary General Jandos Asanov, who participated in the event, briefed the audience on the goals and objectives of TurkPA and its latest interaction with various international and regional organisations. Mr Asanov also moderated one of the sessions of the gathering.

Within the framework of the seminar TurkPA Secretary General conversed with Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Central Asia Mr Petko Draganov, members of parliament and experts.