The CAPACT project will be implemented by UNECE
in collaboration with UNESCAP and UNEP Bangkok
(Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific, the Secretariat
for three international air pollution agreements in the Asian
region). Implementation will also be made in close collaboration
with the responsible authorities in Central Asia.
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UNECE will be the lead agency, with the CAPACT project
being jointly implemented by the Environment and Human
Settlements Division and the Sustainable Energy Division thereof.
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UNESCAP will participate in the CAPACT project, in particular in
the series of three training workshops to be organised under
WP5. They will provide their expertise in the preparation of
materials for elaboration during the sessions on Kyoto Protocol
Mechanisms and other related policy matters.
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will participate with their expertise in several of the
workshops and seminars. They will also be responsible for the
part of WP2 related to the development of sub-regional
cooperation within Central Asia.
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Central Asian Energy and Environment Authorities
have all been invited to nominate a senior official to participate
in an Advisory CAPACT project Working Group, which will oversee the
project. It is anticipated that the project Working Group
will meet three times: at the beginning, middle and end of
The anticipated duration of the project is for
a three year period commencing in the second half of 2004.
CAPACT project Working Group
will oversee and review the status of the CAPACT project. The
Government of each Central Asian state will nominate a senior
official from each of the energy and environment sector to be a
member of the Groups.
Three meetings of this CAPACT project
Group will be conducted during implementation of the project: at
the beginning, in the middle and at the end of the project. All
such meetings will be organised to coincide with other
substantial events scheduled during the project.