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  • Chemical safety in Kazakhstan: how to improve the situation
    07 August 2014 / KAZAKHSTAN/ASTANA
    Chemical safety in Kazakhstan: how to improve the situation International conference. We would like to kindly invite you to the international conference on chemical safety in Kazakhstan. You will become familiar with overview of contamination caused by persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals and their impact to the human health. Results of the new research of contamination of hotspots in central Kazakhstan will be…
  • Toxic pollution in Central Kazakhstan: EU-funded project reveals serious problems and hazards for human health
    23 July 2014 / ASTANA/PRAGUE
    Toxic pollution in Central Kazakhstan: EU-funded project reveals serious problems and hazards for human health On 7 August 2014, the international conference "Toxics Free Kazakhstan" will be held in Astana with attendance of authorities of all levels and experts, who will search for solutions of existing problems. New data were collected within project “Empowering the civil society in Kazakhstan in improvement of chemical safety” of… Read more...
  • Human rights in Kazakhstan: Nibbled apples only
    30 June 2014 / MAASTRICHT
    Human rights in Kazakhstan: Nibbled apples only Activists have travelled six and half thousand kilometres in order to draw attention to the devastation being perpetrated in the unique nature of the Almaty Mountains. Hundreds of nibbled apples symbolize the disdain being shown to the citizens of Kazakhstan, as well as how their right to participate in the… Read more...
  • Citizen participation in decision making? In some countries it is nothing more than a theory
    30 June 2014 / MAASTRICHT/PRAHA/ALMATY
    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 often ignored during environmental decision-making. People have no tools to defend themselves; trials are expensive and court judgements are rarely independent. Such is the… Read more...