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INSTITUTIONAL ASPECTS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN KAZAKHSTAN


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INTEGRATED DECISION-MAKING

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies

The Ministry of Ecology and the Centre of National Environmental Activity Plan for Sustainable Development (NEAP/SD) are in charge of integrating environment and development into decision-making.

Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations

In accordance with Resolution N21-8/1725 of February 19, 1996 of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the provisions of the Conception of Environmental Safety approved by the Resolution of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated April 30, 1996, the Coordinating Working Group (CWG) has carried out the preparatory phase of work on the National Environmental Action Plan for Sustainable Development (NEAP/SD). This process was supported from UNDP and the Harvard Institute of International Development.
The CWG carried out a joint action plan on priority environmental problems involving ministries and departments, central and local agencies, and communities. In November 1996, the Programme for 1997 was adopted at the Republican Conference, approved by the Government, and directed to all central and local agencies for implementation (Government Order N21-3/002/718 of February 18, 1997).

Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans  

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Decision-Making: Major Groups Involvement  

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Programmes and Projects

A NEAP/SD Centre under the MEBR was established to formulate and implement the project, according to the RK Government Resolution and orders N137 of 03.02.1997 and N21-3/002-718 of 18.02.1997 and N20 of 27.03.1997, as well as agreements between the RK Government and international organisations on issues of the preparation and implementation of the NEAP/SD Project in Kazakhstan. The Centre coordinates activities of ministries and departments, local agencies, public organisations and business structures, international and other organisations to prepare and implement the NEAP/SD of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The Centre's targets are:

Status 

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Challenges

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Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising  

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Information

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Research and Technologies

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Financing

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Cooperation

International support for sustainable development in Kazakhstan is provided through the following organizations: GTC, UNDP, World Bank, European Union, OECD, HIID, UNEP/GRID, UNIDO.

 

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This information is based on Kazakhstan's submission to the 5th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development, April 1997. Last update: June 1997.

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MAJOR GROUPS

WOMEN

Decision-Making: Coordinating Bodies   

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Decision-Making: Legislation and Regulations 

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Decision-Making: Strategies, Policies and Plans  

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Decision-Making: Major Groups Involvement  

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Programmes and Projects

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Status

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Challenges

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Capacity-building, Education, Training and Awareness-raising  

No information is available.

Information

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Research and Technologies

No information is available.  

Financing

No information is available.

Cooperation

The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women was not ratified.

 

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CHILDREN AND YOUTH

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 INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

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NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS

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LOCAL AUTHORITIES

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WORKERS AND TRADE UNIONS

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BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

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SCIENCE

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FARMERS

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SCIENCE

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INFORMATION

 

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INTERNATIONAL LAW

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