Assessment of Assessments Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on air, wastes, biodiversity and climate change

Assessment of Assessments Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on air, wastes, biodiversity and climate change  

 Project period:  2012-2013

 Donors:

Federal office for the environment of Switzerland (FOEN)

About the project: 

In 2010-2011, within the Environment for Europe Process, the Europe’s Environment Assessment of Assessments which focus on the Inland water resources and the Green economy was implemented towards the Pan-European Ministerial Conference EfE-7 (Astana, Kazakhstan, 2011). This Assesment of assessment project was implemented in two countries: Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan on air, wastes, biodiversity and climate change topics. 

Project goal: to analyze the situation and available assessments (reports) in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan with regard to four themes and prepare the AoA report.  

Activities of the project:

-          Setting up the project team from national experts and coordination of their work;

-          Guiding the process of identification and analysis of available assessments and filling the review template for the most relevant assessments;

-          Development of country fiches for each target country on each theme;

-          Development of final AoA Report in close consultation with national focal points and experts;

-          Discussion of the assessment findings at national and international platforms

-          Presenting the outcomes of AoA at regional and international conferences and WG meetings.

Results of the project:

-          Working groups (WGs) in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan are established,

-          Two national focal points from countries are nominated, 4 experts for 4 thematic fields from both countries are nominated;-

-          Enhanced capacities of involved experts and members of WGs on the process of applying existing methodology and tools available on the EE-AoA portal http://aoa.ew.eea.europa.eu/virtual-library-viewer;

-          Under the guide of a key expert national experts collected, analyzed relevant and available assessments;

-          Country fiches (one fiche for each subject for each country) has prepared and agreed with WGs

-          Assessment reviews for Kazakhstan and for Kyrgyzstan that cover each focus theme are prepared;

-          Findings with all relevant national stakeholders have been identified;

-          Assessment of assessments report was presented at 14th session of the UNECE Working Group on Environmental Monitoring and Assessment in Geneva, November 2013.

Contact person:

circle Saniya.pngSaniya Kartayeva 

Programme specialist. Cont.: +7 (727) 265 4333, ext.277, skartayeva@carececo.org



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