Economic Cooperation Organization

As part of the 21st session of the Committee for the Review of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (CRIC 21), a “Green Park CRIC-21” was established in Samarkand.

The event was attended by the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Executive Secretary of the Convention to Combat Desertification and Drought, Mr. Ibrahim Thiaw, the Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ms. Tanzila Narbaeva, the Minister of Ecology, Environmental Protection and Climate Change of Uzbekistan, Aziz Abdukhakimov, the ECO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Dr. Huseyin Avni Bicakli, as well as representatives of other delegations.
During the event, 1000 tree saplings were planted in the “Green Park CRIC-21” including 3 tree saplings on behalf of the Economic Cooperation Organization.
The park covers an area of 2.5 hectares and will be transformed into a public park for the residents and guests of the region.