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Enhanced regional cooperation on Environment, Climate Change and Water


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

TASHKENT – High level representatives of all five Central Asian (CA) countries, the European Union (EU), International Financial Institutions (IFIs), international and regional organizations, and NGOs gathered for the 8th meeting of the EU-CA Working Group on Environment and Climate Change (WGECC) on 7-8 June 2018 in Tashkent to discuss the progress in cooperation on environment, climate change and water


Meeting on the National Water Policy Dialogue in Kazakhstan

ASTANA, 7 December 2017 - Representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan, international and regional organisations, IFIs, Delegation of the EU to Kazakhstan, diplomatic missions of the EU member states met to discuss  the role of Water Convention and International Water Assessment Centre in developing transboundary water cooperation and cooperation of Central Asian countries, Russia and China on Transboundary Rivers.


Kazakhstan: Round Table on SEA Protocol to the Espoo Convention held in Astana

25 January 2017, Astana - Dr. Anatole Pichugin, WECOOP2 Team Leader, and Ms Lucia Hricova, Attache at EU Delegation to Kazakhstan, took part in the round table organised by the Green Academy under the joint project “Support to Kazakhstan transition to the Green Economy model” funded by EU, UNDP, and UNECE. The round table was attended by senior figures from the Parliament of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture and representatives of UNECE, GIZ, UNDP, national environmental NGOs and international consultants.


Kazakhstan: National Water Policy Dialogue Working Group meets in Astana

A meeting of the Working Group on National Water Policy Dialogue was held in Astana on 6 December to prepare the upcoming Inter-Ministerial Coordination Council. The Team Leader of the project, Anatoly Pichugin, outlined in his presentation the three main project components: policy advice, capacity building, and strengthening of cooperation, mapping and networking.


This project is funded by the European Union

And implemented by a consortium led by