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A Toxics-Free Future


Empowering the civil society of Kazakhstan in improvement of chemical safety

On 29 April, an international conference on chemical safety in Kazakhstan will take place in Astana. Organized by IPEN Regional Hub Arnika (Czech Republic), in cooperation with IPEN Participating Organization EcoMuseum Karaganda (Kazakhstan), as well as the European Union and Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, the conference will highlight the results of a 2-year monitoring project that studied environmental pollution in selected hotspots caused by persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals, and its impact on health of local communities.

In addition to sharing the monitoring results, the conference will also feature information about local campaigns to tackle industrial pollution and up-to-date efforts and solutions suitable for Kazakhstan.

Find more information about the project "Kazakhstan: chemical safety and public participation" on Arnika's website here.

See the invitation to and agenda for the conference here.