Astana hosts meeting of CICA senior officials committee

Astana hosts meeting of CICA senior officials committee
Фото: © El.kz 15.03.2024 17:40 2864

Meeting of the Senior Officials Committee of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia was held under the chairmanship of Alibek Bakaev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Kazakhstan, El.kz cites MFA.

Member States in detail reviewed some clusters of the CICA Transformation Roadmap. In particular, Alibek Bakaev presented Kazakh Chairmanship’s proposals for the future CICA Charter and shared his vision regarding the update of the Rules of Procedure and other regulatory documents governing the activities of the CICA.

At the meeting participants approved the draft Memorandum on the Establishment of a Partnership Network of Leading Universities of Member States, discussed the outcome document of the Ministerial Conference on Environmental Issues, reviewed the Action Plan of the Think Tank Forum for 2024, and approved the establishment of a partnership with the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP).

The parties also exchanged views on preparations for the upcoming CICA events this year, including the Ministerial Conference on Environmental Issues and the Rally of Volunteer Movement Leaders.

Following the event, the SOC recommended to the Council of Foreign Ministers to make a decision on the candidacy of the Republic of Azerbaijan for the CICA Chairmanship in 2024-2026.

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