Participation of civil society in preparation for MCED-6

June 10, 2010 6:08

On 12-13 June 2010 in Almaty, the Coordinating Council of NGOs Ecoforum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, with the support of the OSCE Centre in Astana, is planning to hold the next meeting of NGOs Ecoforum of the Republic of Kazakhstan – “Ecoforum 2010”.

The meeting will open on June 12th at 9:00 AM in Almaty at the following address: Dzhandosova 204-A, hotel-resort «Altyn Kargaly».

At "Ecoforum 2010”, the CAREC representatives will present information on the preparation process for the Sixth Ministerial Conference for Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific, Astana 2010 (MCED-6). The conference will be held from September 27th to October 2nd, 2010 in the "Palace of Independence” in Astana, Kazakhstan. Also, during this Ecoforum meeting a plan of the civil society participation in MCED-6, Astana 2010 will be discussed.

CAREC representatives will make presentations on the following themes:

1. "Preparation for MCED-6, Astana 2010 and role of CAREC in this process” – Tatiana Shakirova, CAREC coordinator for the organization of the Conference;

2. «Civil Society Forum in the framework of the MCED-6, Astana 2010» and «Parallel events in the framework of the MCED-6, Astana 2010» – Yekaterina Strikeleva, environmental management programme manager.