Representative CAREC present in four Central Asian countries – Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan. The country office is guided by the norms of international law, the legislative acts of the country where the branch. In accordance with the Charter of the CAREC primary objective is to assist the REC branch state agencies, local governments, NGOs and all stakeholders in addressing environmental problems in Central Asia at the regional level.
Country offices to help in the exchange and dissemination of information on environmental protection and sustainable development, provides access to national and international databases in the environment, using existing structures and mechanisms. In addition, country offices carry out activities aimed at drawing attention to environmental issues and promotes regional cooperation among governments, government agencies and nongovernmental organizations.
The main task is to represent the country offices of the CAREC four Central Asian republics and to fulfill the mission of CAREC in accordance with the Charter and the Statute of CAREC country offices.
CAREC country offices promote co-operation on all (local, national, regional and international) levels between governments, ministries, agencies, businesses, NGOs and other interested organizations. Such cooperation contributes to the process of solving problems related to environmental issues and sustainable development, natural resource management and creating conditions for constructive dialogue, cooperation and coordination mechanisms.