SCO head urges Caspian countries to cooperate in transport infrastructure development BEIJING. KAZINFORM The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and 'Caspian Five' countries (Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan) need to intensify cooperation in the sphere of transport infrastructure construction, particularly railways, SCO Secretary General Vladimir Norov said on the sidelines of the first Caspian Economic Forum, cited by the SCO website, TASS reports.
Turkmenistan to monitor Caspian Sea seismicity ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM The Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan will conduct the studies aimed at clarifying the seismicity of the territory of the Caspian region in accordance with the national program to reduce seismic risk in seismic zones, Trend reports referring to the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper.
Caspian green ports of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan aim for next level BAKU. KAZINFORM The OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities Co-ordinator together with the Director of the Port of Baku launched the project Promoting Green Ports and Connectivity in the Caspian Sea Region, Trend reports with reference to the press office of the port.
Aktau Convention on Caspian Sea discussed in London LONDON. KAZINFORM - The agreements under the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, as well as further steps on its implementation were the topic of a specialised briefing hosted by the British-Kazakh Society for British politicians, experts and business executives. The event discussed prospects for cooperation in trade, economic, transport-transit, cultural and tourist areas in the Caspian region, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh Embassy in the UK.
Almaty to host 1st UNESCO Meeting on Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Caspian Sea region ALMATY. KAZINFORM The first UNESCO Regional Meeting on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Caspian Sea region will be organized on 21-23 May 2019 in Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan. This Regional Meeting is organized by the Almaty Cluster Office jointly with the Secretariat of the 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage in Paris.
‘Caspian Sea Legal Status’ meeting kicks off in Baku TEHRAN. KAZINFORM High-level ministers of the five littoral states of the Caspian Sea-Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan- have met in Baku to monitor the implementation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the sea, Mehr News Agency reports.
Khalaf Khalafov: Convention on status of Caspian Sea - new milestone in history of Caspian countries BAKU. KAZINFORM "The signing of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea is a new milestone in the history of the Caspian countries," the head of the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan, Khalaf Khalafov, said at the first meeting of the High Level Working Group on the Implementation of the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea with the participation of representatives of the Caspian states in Baku.