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A Toxics-Free Future


Greenwomen GDA

Global action on POPs in Kazakhstan: we are against POPs.

The public awareness-raising activity "We Are against POPs" was conducted by "Greenwomen" Environmental News Agency to raise public awareness of POPs and the Stockholm Convention in Kazakhstan. In the course of the action, press releases were distributed in Kazakh and Russian languages, as well as background documents on POPs for journalists and NGOs. Representatives of the Ministry of Environment of Kazakhstan were invited to the press conference, held in the course of the activity implementation. In addition, the information package developed for the Global Day of Actions against POPs by "Greenwomen" Environmental News Agency was also submitted to the Ministry. In the course of implementation, information materials on POPs for resource users were developed. Results of information campaigns of partner organizations were published as a digest. The digest may be used to inform members of the general public, media representatives and governmental officials on the problem of POPs in Kazakhstan and used as a source book for lecturers or specialized lessons in education facilities.

Dissemination of press releases and POPs information
Press conference with representatives of the Ministry of Environment
Digest of NGO POPs campaigns created