The workshop on OSCE’s off-budget project named the project “Promoting Green Ports and Connectivity in the Caspian Sea Region” held on 30 September 2019 in Nur-Sultan, at the office of the International Green Technologies and Investments Project.
At the workshop the advantages on implementing digital technology shaping infrastructure were discussed by OSCE’s experts to the representatives from ministries, to management of large logistical companies and to the Aktau” seaport and “Khorgos - Eastern Gate” FEZ.
The Head of the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, Ambassador György Szabó mentioned that the TRANS-Caspian transit cargo shipments meets the long-term goals of the EU strategy in Central Asia. The implementation of this project will reduce the negative impact of ports on the environment, including through the usage of renewable energy.
This project is significant for the development of Maritime and transcontinental route cargo transportation, simplification of customs procedures through the introduction of digitalization, training and education of domestic specialists.
The project will be implemented in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, UNECE and leading private sector experts with financial support from Azerbaijan, Germany, Italy and Spain.
In July of this year, the OSCE’s project was launched in the port of Baku, Azerbaijan.