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“We are united and together in the protection of the Caspian Sea” - coastal clean-up campaigns were organized in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan - 7 November 2019

Within the Project "Addressing Marine Litter in the Caspian Sea Region" implemented under the auspices of the Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea,

Celebration of the Caspian day in Turkmenistan

2014

The goal of the project is to raise understanding of the importance of the Caspian Sea issues and to raise support of the public locally and nation-wide regarding Caspian Sea environmental issues.

Objectives of the project include the organization and performance of the coast-wide awareness campaign in Turkmenbashi and Awaza area devoted to the Caspian Sea Day celebration.

  project implementation

Preparatory phase

The project personal performed the following project activities:

 

  1. Preparation of letters to the related agencies to receive support in holding the event;

  2. To determine agencies, speakers and their presentations at the conference devoted to the Caspian Day;

  3. Printing and distribution of colorful booklets-containing agenda and additional material;

  4. Purchase of gifts for the schoolchildren;

  5. Design and printing of 70 sets of T-shirts and 70 copies of caps;

  6. Printing of banners;

  7. Procurement of stationeries including color pencils, flipcharts, paper, color chalks and etc.;

  8. Preparation of the detailed program of the events, hiring theatrical performance groups, hiring and working with volunteers;

  9. Working out the scenario of the event;

  10. Making agreements with the persons, who will assist in arranging holiday performances in Turkmenbashi city.

The project prepared and agreed the program of Celebration with the Ministry of Nature Protection of Turkmenistan. The mentioned ministry bore expenses for the air tickets and hotel rooms for 25 persons from Ashgabat. The Caspian Day was celebrated in two hotels in the National zone of “Avaza”. The first part – the conference «Ecology of the Caspian Sea: international cooperation for the sake of a sustainable development» was held in “Hasyl” Hotel and the second part – in “Dayanch” Hotel on the Caspian coast. The events were planned for August 11-12, 2014.

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CASPIAN DAY – August 12-13, 2015, Astrakhan, Russian Federation

2015

Framework Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Caspian Sea    (Tehran Convention), which entered into force in August 2006, is the international legal basis for    the regional co-operation in the Caspian in the field of environmental protection and rational    nature use, as well as the evidence of acknowledgment by all the Caspian littoral states of    commonality of the Caspian environmental problems and necessity in an interstate co-operation    to address them.
Recognizing the responsibility towards the present and future generations for the conservation of    the Caspian Sea and integrity of its ecological system, the joint Statements of the Presidents of    the Caspian littoral states made at the Caspian Summits in 2007, 2010, and 2014 underlined the    significance of the Tehran Convention as the important instrument for addressing the    environmental challenges in the region.

Several events held on the occasion of “Caspian Day” in Azerbaijan

2018

On August 11, 2017, a number of events were held by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan (MENR) connected with the 12 August – “Caspian Day” for the purpose of raising public awareness with regard to the problems and conservation of the Caspian Sea. A meeting was held at MENR by way of the discussion of environmental issues of the Caspian Sea, implemented works and mechanism of involvement of the public in the protection of the Caspian Sea with the participation of certain governmental bodies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), as well as the youth. Furthermore, a cleansing action was conducted at the coastal zone of Novkhani beach in order to increase the public role, and strengthen the collaboration with public on the betterment of the environmental state of the Caspian Sea and its littoral zone. It should be noted that 2 hectare area was cleaned during the cleansing action, and the collected wastes were recycled. The main objective of the celebration of “Caspian Day” is the strengths mobilization on the protection of the Caspian Sea environment from pollution, conservation, restoration, sustainable and effective use of biological resources of the sea, and public enlightenment in this sphere.

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