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Enhanced regional cooperation on Environment, Climate Change and Water

Project overview

The second phase of the Regional Coordination and Support for the EU-Central Asia enhanced Regional Cooperation on Environment, Climate Change and Water project was launched by the European Union in August 2016 and will run until January 2019. The project seeks to engage the Central Asian partners in closer cooperation on environment protection and climate adaptation, mainly through the EU-Central Asia Environment and Water Cooperation Platform and the Working Group on Environment and Climate Change chaired by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea. The project is funded by the European Union, and implemented by a consortium led by Stantec in partnership with the Austrian Environment Agency, and the Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus. 

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8th meeting of the EU-CA WGECC in Tashkent

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High level representatives of all five Central Asian countries, the European Union, International Financial Institutions,…

Countries of the Central Asian region discussed transboundary water management

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ALMATY, 12-13 July 2018 – For the first time the issues of transboundary water resources management were discussed by 10 Central Asian and neighboring countries during the regional meeting on…

EU – Central Asia environmental cooperation focuses on capacity building to facilitate green investments

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Meeting video Meeting materials TASHKENT – High level representatives of all five Central Asian (CA) countries, the European Union (EU), International Financial Institutions (IFIs), international and…

Meet our team

Valts Vilnītis

Team Leader

Holding a M.Sc. in Biology from the University of Latvia and a M.A. in Environmental Management from the University of Amsterdam, Mr Valts Vilnītis is an environmental governance expert with an in-depth knowledge of environmental and climate policy and with over 25 years of professional experience.

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Valts Vilnītis

Team Leader

Holding a M.Sc. in Biology from the University of Latvia and a M.A. in Environmental Management from the University of Amsterdam, Mr Valts Vilnītis is an environmental governance expert with an in-depth knowledge of environmental and climate policy and with over 25 years of professional experience. Fluent in English and Russian, he has been involved in implementation of technical assistance, capacity building and environmental governance projects in the EU, EU Eastern Partnership and Central Asia countries.

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Anatoly Krutov

Environmental Governance Expert

Mr Anatoly Krutov has over 30 years of experience in development of projects technical approaches, implementation planning, establishment of beneficiary partnerships, and supervision of international development programmes and projects funded by IFIs, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, EU, UN, and SDC aid agencies.

Anatoly Krutov

Environmental Governance Expert

Mr Anatoly Krutov has over 30 years of experience in development of projects technical approaches, implementation planning, establishment of beneficiary partnerships, and supervision of international development programmes and projects funded by IFIs, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, EU, UN, and SDC aid agencies.

His sectoral experience includes but is not limited to water (IWRM), institutional development, capacity building, project cycle, and logical framework analysis. He has an unrivalled track record in institutional strengthening and deep understanding of the international development, business re-vitalisation strategies and implementation in development environments.

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This project is funded by the European Union

And implemented by a consortium led by