Kyrgyz Republic - Strengthening capacity for national implementation of chemicals and waste related international agreements

Region: 
Asia Pacific
Country: 
Kyrgyz Republic
Type of Country: 
DC Developing Country
Country is Party of the following Conventions: 
Basel
Rotterdam
Stockholm
Total project budget in dollars : 
$315,000
Special Programme Trust Fund in dollars: 
$250,000

The project will, inter alia, build strengthen capacity and coordination in the Kyrgyz Republic for national level implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm, and Minamata Conventions and SAICM. The project will strengthen inter-agency/inter-sectoral coordination; non-governmental stakeholder involvement; information exchange; legislative/ regulatory framework; reporting; coordinated national implementation of chemicals and waste related international agreements; and awareness.  It will focus on training on these key issues among others and the introduction of best practices.

Key project outputs include: operation and sustainable inter-agency and inter-sectoral coordination mechanism; institutional framework  for a coordinated implementation of the international agreements; stakeholder involvement policy; operational information exchange mechanism; action plan to strengthen national chemicals management legal framework and drafted legal amendments; training workshops (i) for the BRS and Minamata Conventions National Focal Points, SAICM officials and other relevant stockholders on illegal traffic; national strategy for synergistic action between the BRS and Minamata Conventions; inter-agency national reporting mechanism for the BRS and Minamata Conventions; and awareness raising campaign.

 

Project Status: 
Starting
Project duration: 
3 years