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15 January 2013

In an Interview with UN Information Office, Feruza Abdurakhimova, a professor, the art director and the conductor of Uzbekistan State Chamber Orchestra of National Instruments “Sogdiana” remembers the EcoWeek as her “UN Moment” in 2012.

-  Cooperation between “Sogdiana” and the UN Information Office were first established in 2011 and continued in 2012. The biggest “UN Moment” for us was the Gala, which was devoted to the International Ecoweek organized by the UNDP. As part of this campaign, we joined the UN Information Office and put together a concert program including songs of different genres and styles. The programme was a huge success. This year we would like to continue our collaboration within a bigger Gala on the occasion of the Universal Children’s day.

About Ecoweek 2012

EcoWeek has unified a great number of citizens from all walks of life in helping to ensure that sustainable development remains a national priority, and the week’s closing events have consolidated the efforts of these individuals while setting a standard for future occasions.The events held on Monday the 4th of June, Day Five of EcoWeek 2012, were conducted in the Kashkadarya, Navoi and Tashkent regions of Uzbekistan. All of the day’s events were supported by the State Committee for Nature Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the UN Information Office.