Migration policy and emergency preparedness discussed in Ashgabat
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 19
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Ashgabat is hosting a two-day regional forum entitled "International cooperation in the field of migration and emergency preparedness", the government of Turkmenistan said.
The forum was organized by the government of Turkmenistan jointly with the subregional coordinating office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for Central Asia.
The representatives of international organizations, the relevant organizations of the Central Asia and Afghanistan attend the forum.
"The objectives of the forum are to determine the constructive approaches in the development of international cooperation in migration policy and the support for preparedness for the disasters, to inform the Central Asian governments with the IOM framework mechanism on migration challenge management and the best international best practice and to establish a regional network of contact persons," a statement said.
The international cooperation issues in the field of emergency preparedness and potential scenarios for migration challenges will be discussed at today's forum. A final document is planned to be adopted following the forum, the statement said.