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Activities under the Espoo Convention focused on Central Asia, for the period between the third and fourth sessions of the Meeting of the Parties (2004-2008)

This page presents information on activities under the Espoo Convention focused on Central Asia, for the period between the third and fourth sessions of the Meeting of the Parties (2004-2008): 

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OSCE news feature

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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,