On November 1-8, 2019, the Executive Director of the CICA Secretariat, H.Mirzozoda, was invited to Tashkent to take part in the 18th meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on November 1-2 and the 7th scientific and practical conference of the Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS SCO) on November 5-6, 2019.
In his speech at the RATS SCO conference, H.Mirzozoda briefed participants with the activities of the CICA in strengthening regional cooperation in combating new challenges and threats. In the framework of the implementation of the Protocol on Cooperation between the CICA and the RATS SCO, he suggested considering the possibility of the participation of experts from the CICA and SCO Member States in similar events of the two structures, in order to promote mutual understanding and develop cooperation in the area of new threats and challenges in Asian.
On November 4, Executive Director of the CICA Secretariat, H.Mirzozoda, met with the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan I.Nematov and discussed the implementation of Uzbekistan’s initiative to assume the role of coordinator for confidence-building measures in the human dimension.
On November 5 and 8, meetings were held at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan. During the meetings, Uzbek counterparts were acquainted with the mechanism of implementation of confidence-building measures and areas of activity that are part of the CICA human dimension.