Informal Ministerial Meeting , 21 September 2022

An informal ministerial meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) was held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly under the Chairmanship of Kazakhstan, which was attended by the Foreign Ministers of the CICA Member States. The meeting focused on the preparation for the Sixth CICA Summit, which will be held on October 12-13 this year in Astana.

The participants discussed the final documents planned for adoption at the upcoming Summit, including the draft of the main final document of the Summit, the Regulations on the CICA Fund, CICA Leaders’ Statement on Cooperation in the Field of Security of and in the Use of ICTs and CICA Plan of Action on the Implementation of the UNGCTS, etc.

In addition, an exchange of views took place on the prospects for further institutional development of the CICA and practical steps to advance the transformation process of the organization.