#Kazakhstan

Citizen participation in decision making? In some countries it is nothing more than a theory

Citizen participation in decision making? In some countries it is nothing more than a theory

People have no access to objective information concerning the quality of air, water, soil, and chemical pollution releases into the environment. Likewise, the public’s rights are...

The Czechs are starting a new project to save the snow leopard - one of the most endangered animal species

The Czechs are starting a new project to save the snow leopard - one of the most endangered animal species

CZECH REPUBLIC (Liberec) - KAZAKHSTAN (Almaty) - The last two hundred snow leopards (also known as irbis in Czech, Russian, and other languages) are facing the loss of their...

Development Aid Is Both Inspiration and Commitment

Development Aid Is Both Inspiration and Commitment

The Arnika Association became a new observer of the FoRS platform, created by the Czech Forum for Development Cooperation, after carrying out a number of projects of toxic...

Less pollution and more rights for people – The objectives of new project in Kazakhstan

Less pollution and more rights for people – The objectives of new project in Kazakhstan

Heated debates about the extent to which the people will be able to participate in deciding on the authorisation of buildings and projects that affect their quality of life are...

Small grants provided by the European Union to help local communities in Kazakhstan to solve environmental problems

Small grants provided by the European Union to help local communities in Kazakhstan to solve environmental problems

Dust from abandoned uranium mines tailings, illegal waste dumps, poisoning of river Irtysh by heavy metals, contamination of lake Balkhash and severe air pollution. These are...

Czech Experts Are Trying to Find out How Much Air Pollution Threatens Inhabitants of Kazakhstan

Czech Experts Are Trying to Find out How Much Air Pollution Threatens Inhabitants of Kazakhstan

Looking like UFOs, they are passive air samplers for determination of toxic substance presence in the air. This may be a brief description of apparatuses that will be installed...

International Conference Discussed Toxic Substances, Experts Require Stricter Control

International Conference Discussed Toxic Substances, Experts Require Stricter Control

What was the beginning of the autumn affairs in 1989 that finally lead to a fundamental change of political situation in the former Czechoslovakia? Demonstrations in the then...

Small grants program will help Kazakhstan’s non-governmental organizations to contribute to solving  problems of chemical pollution

Small grants program will help Kazakhstan’s non-governmental organizations to contribute to solving problems of chemical pollution

"Karaganda Regional Ecological Museum" non-governmental environmental organization, "Center for Introduction of New Environmentally Safe Technologies" NGO (Kazakhstan) and...

Toxics Free Kazakhstan Expedition 2013: Samples Travel to Laboratories for Toxic Substance Analysis

Toxics Free Kazakhstan Expedition 2013: Samples Travel to Laboratories for Toxic Substance Analysis

Fourteen people took about a hundred samples of soil, water, and food weighing in total 50 kilograms, travelled approximately two and half thousand kilometres in a post-Soviet...