January 26 2017 Kazzhol Hotel pr. Balkantau, 213 - Astana, Kazakhstan
On the 26th of January 2017, UNITAR held an inception workshop in Astana, Kazakhstan, regarding the "Global Project on the Implementation of PRTRs as a tool for POPs reporting, dissemination and awareness raising for Belarus, Cambodia, Ecuador, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Peru". The meeting was in partnership with the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Key national stakeholders regarding the implementation of a PRTR, such as industries’ representatives, members of the civil society as academia and NGOs and government’s representatives, attended the meeting. The current situation regarding PRTR in Kazakhstan and a road map for the national execution of the project were presented to the participants by the National Coordinator. The participants also discussed and agreed on the goals and objectives of the national PRTR.