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Central Asia

Activities in Central Asia

 

Convention (& amendments)

Protocol

Kazakhstan

Party

Kyrgyzstan

Party

Tajikistan

Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan

 

Central Asia guidelines

Workplan Activity

Preparation and dissemination of guidance - drafting of guidance on the practical application of the Convention for specific needs of the subregion (for cases of transboundary EIA in relation to, inter alia, transboundary watercourses) by a consultant.

Document Title

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Guidance, as presented to the Working Group on EIA and noted by the 4th Meeting of the Parties
ECE/MP.EIA/WG.1/2007/6

ENG

FRE

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  Earlier draft:

Revised draft Guidelines on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context for Central Asian Countries 

ENG

 

RUS

 

Annexes:

 

 

 

1

Text of Espoo Convention

ENG

 

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ENG

 

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2

Template of Notification Letter

ENG

 

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3

Guidance on Public Participation in EIA in a Transboundary Context

ENG

 

RUS

 

 

ENG

 

RUS

4

Methodological aspects of environmental and socio-economic impact assessment

ENG

 

RUS

5

Guidance on the Practical Application of the Espoo Convention

ENG

 

RUS

 

 

ENG

 

RUS

6

Template of EIA statement

ENG

 

RUS

7

Exemplary activity for procedure of post-project analysis

ENG

 

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8

Guidance on subregional cooperation

ENG

 

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ENG

 

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9

Conclusions of the Sub-regional Workshop

ENG

 

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Active dissemination of the guidance in the participating countries (through, for example, national workshops).

National workshops in:

  • Kyrgyzstan (28 January 2005)
  • Tajikistan (18 February 2005)
  • Uzbekistan (25 February 2005)
  • Turkmenistan
  • Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan Pilot Study

Document Title

ENG

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Project report

ENG

RUS

OSCE news feature

ENG 

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Jeroy gold and copper mine in the Talas River basin (Kyrgyzstan)

A transboundary EIA pilot project involving Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan was initiated, with kick-off seminar held 26-27 January 2006, Bishkek.

The project was funded with support from the Government of Norway and was managed by the OSCE and UNECE in cooperation with the State Agency on Environmental Protection and Forestry of the Kyrgyz Republic.

A public hearing with more than 100 participants was held 20 March 2007. The cooperation between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan was working well.

In addition to the implementation of the pilot EIA, the two countries also had an opportunity to revise their EIA procedures within the project. A regional conference, 25-27 March 2009, finalized the project: Subregional workshop, presenting results of Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan pilot project,


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