15 April 2019
The launch of the website on Karakalpakstan will be held on April 16, 2019 in the State Museum of Arts of the Republic of Karakalpakstan named after I. Savitsky in Nukus.
The aim of the website is to present and promote the unique historical, cultural and natural heritage of Karakalpakstan and contribute to the sustainable development of the region. The website also provides useful and practical information for visitors to Karakalpakstan.
The website is developed by the UNESCO Office in Tashkent in the framework of the UN Joint Programme on “Building the Resilience of Communities affected by the Aral Sea Disaster through a Multi-Partner Human Security Fund for the Aral Sea” funded by the UN Trust Fund for Human Security (UNTFHS) and in cooperation with the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for the Tourism Development.
Within the framework of this Programme, UNESCO promotes the sustainable livelihoods of the local population notably through the development of sustainable tourism and craftsmanship, including strengthening the national capacity, promoting and awarenessraising about the richness and diversity of the cultural and natural heritage of Karakalpaktan.
This website will help to shed light on the diverse cultural and natural heritage of Karakalpakstan.
The link to the website:http://karakalpakstan.travel