Chemical safety challenges in Kazakhstan: Overcoming the problems by cooperation between the state and the public


International conference

Conference on chemical safety in Kazakhstan will present overview of contamination caused by persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals and their impact to the human health.

Results of 2-years monitoring of pollution of the environment in selected hotspots. Non-governmental organizations will share results of their local campaigns to tackle industrial pollution. A chance to discuss with experts the best international practice, learn about up-to-date efforts and solutions suitable for Kazakhstan.

29 April 29, 2015 – Wednesday, from 9:00 till 18:00
EcoMuseum Karaganda
Bukhar Zhirau blvd. 47 - Exhibition hall

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Improving chemical safety in Kazakhstan: Overview of the results of 2-years joint Kazakhstani-Czech project

Dmitriy Kalmykov, EcoMuseum – Karaganda (KZ)

Martin Skalsky, Arnika - Toxics and Waste Programme (CZ)

Pollution of the environment by heavy metals – results of monitoring: Stepnogorsk, Glubokoye, Balkhash, Temirtau, Ekibastuz

Marek Sir, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague (CZ)

Pollution of the environment by persistent organic pollutants – results of monitoring: Stepnogorsk, Glubokoye, Balkhash, Temirtau, Ekibastuz

Jindrich Petrlik, Arnika (CZ)

Non combustion technologies of POPs destruction

Daryll Luscombe (CAN) / Jindrich Petrlik (CZ)

Access to information on hazardous pollutants and contaminated areas in Kazakhstan

Galia Kabikaeva, Republican Aarhus Centre

Chemical safety in Pavlodar Province

Svetlana Mogiluk, Ecom (Pavlodar)

List of regulated hazardous substances in Kazakhstan: Results of UNDP project

Saltanat Baeshova, UNDP Kazakhstan

Hazardous waste management: Current projects, what has been achieved

Zhanar Asanova, Zhasyl Damu

Impact of persistent organic pollutants on the health of population living at the hotspots

Naila Dyusembayeva, National Centre of Hygiene and Occupational Diseases

Industrial and municipal waste: Problems and ways of solution

Tatyana Chernishova, Eco Accord – Ust-Kamenogorsk


International activities