Sixth Central Asian Leadership Programme on Environment for SD

Sixth Central Asian Leadership Programme on Environment for Sustainable development 

Almaty, Kazakhstan, April 30, 2015 – The Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) in cooperation with UNEP, the Government of Norway and OSCE Center in Astana is to hold the Sixth Central Asian Leadership Programme in Almaty city, Kazakhstan on September September 14-22, 2015.

The Programme is aimed for young and promising representatives of the government, private sector and civil society of Central Asia and Afghanistan.

The Programme is being implemented for six years and it is aimed to ensure comprehensive assessment of issues of sustainable development within the context of global challenges and also needs and priorities of Central Asia and Afghansitan.

The Programme is based on interactive training activities on 3 dimensions: man, environment and sustainable development. The concepts of mind, body and sole are included into the context and rational aspects of leadership skills within the framework of human dimensions.

Today, alumni of the five Central Asian Leadership Programme actively participate in environmental activities and projects of CAREC in the area of environment and development in all the countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan.

Participants are given the chance to get acquire new knowledge in the area of environment management and in issues of sustainable development aimed at uniting government, private sector and civil society in Central Asia.

Special attention will be given to issues of green growth, SD Goals, rational water use, access to drinking water, genders issues and sustainable energy.

Principle goals of the Sixth CA Leadership Programme

  • Encourage motivation for comprehensive thinking and ability to make decisions among young professionals, as well as representatives of middle government line, private sector and civil society;
  • Motivate integration of environment and sustainable development topics for effective decision making;
  • Create and develop network between new leaders of Central Asia that represent Government, civil society and private sector.

Young leaders selected through competition and representing Government, private sector and civil society from five states of Central Asia and Afghanistan will take part in the training workshop.

Information about the start of the selection process will be available to partners in the Central Asian region since July 14, 2015, two months prior the start of the training.

Read more about the Central Asian Leadership Programme on Environment for Sustainable Development here 


OSCE supports training event for young environmental leaders from Central Asia and Afghanistan


Contact persons:

Mahesh Pradhan, Chief of the Department on Environmental Education and Training, Unit of Environmental Policy Implementation, UNEPHQs, Nairobi, Email: mahesh.pradhan@unep.org

Tayana Shakirova, Manager - ESD Programme of CAREC, telephone: +7 727 2785110 (int. 120), Email: tshakirova@carec.kz

Yekaterina Strikeleva, Manager - CAREC Programme on Support to Water Initiatives, telephone: +7 727 2785110, Email: estrikeleva@carec.kz






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