Bilateral support to Central Asian countries in SEIS oriented improvement of the environmental governance

Bilateral support to Central Asian countries in SEIS oriented improvement of the environmental governance

Project period:  2012-2013

Donor:

Federal office for the environment of Switzerland (FOEN)

 About the project: 

 The project was implemented in Central Asian region in coordination with the European Environmental Agency (EEA) to ensure a link with SEIS in EECCA countries. The project promoted Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS)  as a tool to improve environmental governance in countries, information exchange and regional cooperation.  It targeted two groups : 1) policy-makers, public officials, NGOs, experts and scientists of Central Asia; 2) leading experts, policy-makers and practitioners of EECCA.

Project goal: To  improve  the  accessibility  of  environmental information  in  Central  Asia,  in  a  form  of  a  coherent  and  integrated Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS).

Activities of the project:

-          Organization of national seminar-consultations for national authorities and experts;

-          Organization of a regional inter-agency working group on SEIS;

-          Organization of national multistakeholder dialogues on access to environmental information, including national indicators sets, statistics, state of environment reports

-          Publication of promotional materials and case studies of best practices environmental governance, reporting, and SEIS

-          Development of the analytical report on implementing SEIS in CA countries;

-          Conduct a gap analysis and report on the state of the water statistics in Kyrgyzstan

Results of the project:

-          National consultations and seminars to raise awareness about SEIS were conducted in 5 countries

-          A regional working group was organized

-          Information brochure has developed and available HERE

-          Analytical review Towards SEIS implementation in CA was developed and available HERE 

Contact person:

circle Saniya.pngSaniya Kartayeva 

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


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