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Public Participation in the Civil Society Forum on Involving civil society and business community into “Green growth” policy promotion: Priorities, solutions, perspectives

In order to promote SAICM’s provisions of green growth and sustainable development, the Kazakh NGO Greenwomen (in colloboration with Eco-Accord) organized several sessions, made key presentations, and actively participated and led discussion group forums at the Sixth Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific (MCED-6). Specifically, their presentations centered on describing their experiences on what actions NGOs should be practicing to address the SAICM provisions. Over 300 participants attended the conference, including business leaders, NGOs, members of the media, government officials, community members, and other stakeholders.

Lydia speaking during a side event on "Green mechanisms and green decision-making in the extractive sector: towards a green and sustainable economy" at the EcoForum at MCED-6Lydia speaking about PRTR at MCED-6