Central Asia Climate Change Conference (CACCC 2023)

Central Asia Climate Change Conference - Dushanbe 2023
16 - 17 May 2023
Dushanbe city, Tajikistan

The 5th CACCC-2023 will bring together all stakeholders to discuss climate mitigation and adaptation actions, relevant initiatives to achieve cross-sectoral climate resilience. It is expected that participants of the 5th CACCC will learn about the progress and institutional arrangements for implementation of NDCs by the Central Asian countries, governance and financial arrangements for implementation of sector-specific strategies at the national and local scales, and available platforms for regional climate cooperation. The Conference participants will also learn about the outcomes of participation of the Central Asian countries at the UNFCCC COP27 and plans with regional and national preparations for COP28 in Dubai, OAE. The conference will serve as the platform for a regional multi stakeholder dialogue on the challenges and opportunities of delivering national commitments under the Paris Agreement, support national governments and other stakeholders through coordinated preparations and participation at the COP28, as a as well as help build professional community of practice for knowledge exchange and collaborative implementation of climate initiatives and projects in the Central Asia. 

The Conference will be attended by authorized representatives of line ministries of the Central Asian countries. Active involvement and participation of business representatives, the expert community, international development partners, multilateral development banks, youth unions, non-governmental institutions, and civil society organizations that carry out their activities in the field of climate change are expected. Most of the participants of the 5th CACCC will attend it offline. However, the event will also be streamed online with the opportunity for active participation and interaction by online participants.


Sessions theme

  • Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus in Central Asia
  • Decarbonizing energy sector
  • Climate Change impacts on transboundary water resources from source to sea
  • Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus in Central Asia
  • Resilient water services
  • Next steps towards climate resilient Water, Energy and Food Security in Central Asia
  • Air pollution, health, and climate
  • Climate transparency, reporting and verification in Central Asia
  • Simulation of Nexus approach (Nexus Game)
  • Youth engagement into climate policy
  • Climate change adaptation for local communities and protected areas


Working languages




Event Themes

Emerging policies and strategies for long-term decarbonization in Central Asia
Strengthening climate resilience of the Central Asian countries through 20230: gaps and opportunities
Leveraging regional collaboration in a changing global policy environment
Climate change and development for water, energy and food security in Central Asia

Dushanbe city