Speaking at the plenary session of the International exhibition on the margins of the first CEF, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) and Assistant Director General of UNESCO Vladimir Ryabinin stated a number of initiatives for sustainable development of the Caspian states.
The IOC together with the European commission developed the road map which provides creation of scientifically well-founded system of rational wildlife management in the Caspian region, promoting harmonious development of all branches of economy.
One of the conditions for creation of the given system is presence of the trained experts that also is provided by the road map.
– Two days ago the President of Turkmenistan made a great advance on the way to creation of infrastructure of maritime science in the country and region, having founded the Institute of the Caspian Sea. We now start cooperation with it, – the expert noted.
It is remarkable that the United Nations has proclaimed the period from 2021 to 2030 “The Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development”. Its purpose – to enhance the level of maritime science so that to promote achievement of all 17 SDGs.
– We will put necessary conditions for preservation of the Caspian Sea, its prosperity, development of marine economy, – Vladimir Ryabinin assured.
For the future of mankind the healthy ocean is necessary, it is necessary to manage the ocean as an ecosystem from the point of view of sustainable development. In this region time has come to speak about the future of the Caspian Sea. Turkmenistan has joined the IOC in 2018 that opens for it possibilities to use the given commission for joint researches on the Caspian Sea.