Empowering the civil society in Kazakhstan in improvement of chemical safety

Funding Agency European Union

Implementing Agency ARNIKA, CINEST, EcoMuseum

Budget: €396,540.00

Country: Kazakhstan

Start Year: 2014

End Year: 2017

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Description: The objective of the Action is to improve the implementation of the Aarhus Convention and empower civil society in order to contribute to local development in the Mangystau Region. The specific objectives are to establish the independent monitoring of the Aarhus Convention implementation in Kazakhstan and its presentation on international forum; to build and maintain a network of civic initiatives and active citizens and build their capacities throughout Kazakhstan (especially in the Mangystau Region); and to increase public access to the information on environmental issues and public participation in decision-making on environmental issues.

Sector: Environment

Beneficiaries: Kazakhstan