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International Symposium on Ecological Restoration and Management of the Aral Sea


International Symposium on Ecological Restoration and Management of the Aral Sea 

Virtual symposium

24 -25 November 2020


The symposium on "Ecological Restoration and Management of the Aral Sea" will be held virtually on 24-25 November 2020 jointly with all co-organizers, initiated by Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and National University of Uzbekistan.


In accordance with the "Urumqi Declaration for China-Uzbekistan Cooperation Initiative-Ecological Restoration for the Aral Sea Region" which was jointly released by the relevant scientific research institutions of China and Uzbekistan on October 13, 2019, leading experts and scientists agreed for leveraging mutual efforts in science, technology, expertise and best practices among China, Uzbekistan, and other Central Asian countries under innovation-driven regional cooperation on ecological restoration of the Aral Sea. This is to contribute to the improvement of regional ecological environment and sustainable socio-economic development essential for regional and global welfare of the present and future generations.


In this regard, policymakers, researchers, and experts at national and international levels from China, Central Asia and other countries will engage in dialogue on addressing the environmental deprivation around the Aral Sea, knowledge sharing of ecological security of the Aral Sea and promoting the achievement of the UN SDGs at 2030. Keynote inputs or presentations will be shared as basis for the exchange of ideas among the participants.


Some of symposium subjects include evolution of the Aral Sea, climate change and human activities; innovation technologies and green livelihood under SDGs; regional cooperation for sustainable development; discussion on program of Green Aral Sea, etc.

Meeting Theme: Green Innovation Technology Cooperation and Regional Sustainable Development

Language: English, Russian (Simultaneous translation)



Prior to the Symposium, a collection of abstract for each thematic subject will be prepared. The development of the abstracts will set basis for the development of the Scientific Journal of Regional Sustainability.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_x81al82MTr68TATKkfl-fg