Dushanbe–April 15, 2022 – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised a hybrid event on April 15, 2022, where 12 youth from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan took part in "Climate Fresk," a virtual gaming platform to raise climate science awareness among youth.
The event was organised under UNDP's regional initiative called "The Policy Action for Climate Security in Central Asia", funded by the UK Government and implemented jointly by UNDP Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
Tajikistan team participated in the game from the Business Incubator facilitated by "Startup Choikhona," a UNDP led youth platform. In contrast, the Uzbekistan team joined virtually to play and learn about climate change and its impact. During the 5-hour long gaming event, the participants acquired knowledge of the consequences of CO2 emissions, ocean acidification, rising sea levels, greenhouse effect etc.