Public Participation

Women are a priority in Tajik awareness raising on risks of obsolete pesticides

Posted on June 28, 2015.

              An awareness raising campaign started in Kumsangir rayon, Southern Tajikistan to warn the local population about the environmental and health risks of obsolete pesticides. A pilot repackaging campaign for obsolete stocks of DDT and associated waste is being prepared for the old pesticides storage facility Anorzor in Kumsangir. […]

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Milieukontakt in de Volkskrant – “DDT is ook zo verdraaid werkzaam”

Posted on August 20, 2014.

  In de Volkskrant van woensdag 13 augustus staat een interessant interview over Milieukontakt met bestuursvoorzitter Bram de Borst. Hij vertelt onder ander over een succesvol project in Kirgizië, waarbij Milieukontakt afgelopen jaar zorgde voor het afdekken, omheinen en bewaken van een voor de bevolking en het milieu gevaarlijke pesticiden stortplaats. Als u het artikel […]

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Pre-Announcement: 12th International HCH and Pesticides Forum in Kiev

Posted on May 31, 2013.

12th Forum 10 years after the 7th forum in Kiev: what has been achieved in a decade in Ukraine – what is Ukraine’s role for the other Eastern European, Caucasus and Central European countries November 06-08, 2013, Kiev,Ukraine The aim of 12th International HCH and Pesticide Forum is to present and discuss the problems connected […]

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Pilot remediation of obsolete pesticides sites in Vietnam

Posted on April 20, 2012.

As many other developing countries, Vietnam is facing legacy problems with obsolete and POPs pesticides. In the case of Vietnam many of the former storages are emptied in a clean-up campaign and send for destruction to a modern cement kiln. But people have buried the stocks as well in the past because they did not […]

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Brochure on elimination of risks from obsolete pesticides in Moldova

Posted on October 3, 2011.

Milieukontakt is co-author of the recent brochure The Eliminators in Moldova, published within the GEF/FAO project Capacity Building on Obsolete and POPs Pesticides in EasternEuropean Caucasus and Central Asian Countries. The brochure was prepared to serve as an example and inspiration for those who will work or are already working on problems related to obsolete […]

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Results of the interview on sustainable consumption in Belarus

Posted on July 27, 2010.

The results of the interviewing of Belorussian consumers on the issue of sustainable consumption are summarized. Results are published in the brochure “Sustainable consumption in Belorussian consumers’ perception”(see annex). Подведены итоги интервьюирования потребителей Беларуси по проблеме устойчивого потребления. Результаты опубликованы в брошюре «УСТОЙЧИВОЕ ПОТРЕБЛЕНИЕ В ПРЕДСТАВЛЕНИЯХ ПОТРЕБИТЕЛЕЙ БЕЛАРУСИ» (см. приложение). Brochure report survey 1 Final

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World Day of consumer Protection was celebrated in Belarus

Posted on March 18, 2010.

On 15th of March 2010 the World Day of Consumer Protection was celebrated. Consultation points for the consumers were organized in the number of cities in Belarus. Minsk Society for Protection of Consumers’ Rights organized such point in food store “European” in Minsk (see photo). 15 марта 2010 года во Всемирный день прав потребителей в […]

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Opening of the information Center on Sustainable Consumption in Mogilev

Posted on December 2, 2009.

В Могилеве прошло открытие информационного центра по устойчивому потреблению в рамках проекта “Устойчивое потребление для улучшения качества жизни”. Адрес центра: г. Могилев, пер. Пожарный, д. 5А, второй этаж. Телефон центра станет известен в ближайшие дни. E-mail: Часы работы информационного центра: Среда 17.00 – 20.00 Четверг 13.00 – 20.00 Пятница 16.00 – 20.00 Суббота 10.00 […]

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Information Center For Consumers Was Opened In Brest (Belarus) on 24 of November 2009

Posted on November 25, 2009.

24 ноября 2009 года в рамках реализации проекта «Устойчивое потребление для улучшения качества жизни» общественное объединение “Брестская областная общественная экологическая организация “Зелёный край” открыло информационный сервис потребителей. Все желающие могут обратится лично, по телефону или электронной почте с вопросами по различным аспектам устойчивого потребления. К услугам посетителей – информационные материалов по экологической безопасности потребления. Адрес […]

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Survey in Belarus: Local NGOs conduct citizens’ poll on sustainable consumption

Posted on November 23, 2009.

В рамках реализации проекта «Устойчивое потребление для улучшения качества жизни» ОО «Белорусское общество защиты потребителей», МОО “Экопроект Партнерство”, ОО “Гомельская Ассоциация Детей и Молодежи” «АСДЕМО», Брестская областная общественная экологическая организация «Зеленый край», Барановичская общественная организация «Неруш», Могилевское городское общественное экологическое информационное объединение «ЭНДО» в г.г.Минск, Гомель, Брест, Барановичи, Могилев проводят интервьюирование потребителей.

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“Green Telephone” starts working in three cities of Kazakhstan

Posted on November 19, 2009.

Information and consultation hotlines on the issues of environmental protection started working in Astana, Almaty and Aktobe cities on 16 November 2009. Three Green Telephones are opened within a project on public participation in environmental programs in Kazakhstan financed by the European Union and implemented by EcoIDEA and Milieukontakt International foundations. Coming across the actions […]

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Opening of the information Center on Sustainable Consumption in Gomel

Posted on November 19, 2009.

This center was opened in the framework of Milieukontakt’s project “Sustainable consumption for better quality of life” that is implemented in the partnership with Belorussian NGOs and consumer protection organizations. For more information please contact ASDEMO. Областное общественное объединение «Гомельская ассоциация детей и молодежи» (АСДЕМО) по проекту «Устойчивое потребление для улучшения качества жизни» 20.11.2009 г. […]

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Mapping course in Almaty

Posted on November 20, 2008.

In the week of 2-11 november the course on Environmental mapping took place in Almaty. One of the parts from the project proposal states that electronic maps will be made: ….we will make electronic thematic maps on environmental issues for monitoring purposes. These maps do not exist yet, and a training will be provided on […]

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Milieukontakt starts to repackage obsolete pesticides in Kyrgyzstan

Posted on September 17, 2008.

Osh Region – After the Moldova campaign of 2006 and the Georgia Campaign of May 2008 Milieukontakt starts to repackage old stocks of pesticides in the Osh region of Kyrgyzstan. Trained by experts from the Dutch engineering company Tauw and the Hungarian Agruniver Holding a local team from the Kyrgyz Emergency Ministry has repackaged approximately […]

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Green Agenda in Balkans after one and a halve years of hard work

Posted on August 8, 2008.

Programme Green Agenda in Balkans consists of 6 Green Agenda Projects (in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia). All 6 project are implemented independently but are manged by one joint project management team that means – in close cooperation and collaboration with each other. After one and a halve years of challenging […]

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Project: 2007-2010 Montenegro

Posted on October 31, 2007.

2007-2010 Montenegro “Green Agenda” in Montenegro Aim: Global Scope: Montenegro, Western-Balkan programme Period: from 2007-02-09 till 2010-12-31 (58) Funder: Netherlands Government, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Partners: local and national NGOs Themes: ‘Green Agenda’: NGOs and local cooperation, public participation, addressing environmental issues, capacity building, network development, international partnership, public visibility   Partners: local and national […]

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Project: 2006- 2009 Sustainable Future for Rural Areas in Croatia

Posted on May 14, 2007.

2006- 2009 Sustainable Future for Rural Areas in Croatia Sustainable Future for Rural Areas in Croatia Aim: Enable Croatian regions to develop in accordance with their recognized needs and EU standards and to prepare for effective use of Croatian as well as EU funds (in the framework of EU accession, such as SAPARD and Structural […]

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How are peoples lives affect by Gold mining in Andash ?

Posted on April 13, 2007.

Not all gold mining companies learn fast from local communities that ask for the right to decide on their own future. Milieukontakt expert on Local Public Participation Galina Cheban (based in Bishkek) gave an interview and described the current situation on the Andash Gold Mining Case. State Agency for Environment and Forestry Protection under the […]

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Posted on April 1, 2007.

Unless otherwise stated, the publications below can be ordered by transferring the indicated amount to: Milieukontakt Oost-Europa, P.O. Box 18185, 1001 ZB Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Bank: Postbank, P.O. Box 94780, 1090 GT Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Account: 3503 / Swiftcode: INGB NL 2A / IBAN: NL 98 PSTB 000 000 3503 Manual Green Agenda (by Milieukontakt […]

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Project: 2005-2008 Bulgaria and Romania regional development

Posted on March 31, 2007.

2005-2008 Bulgaria and Romania regional development Public participation in sustainable regional development in EU-accession countries Bulgaria and Romania Aim: Ensure effective use of European Funds for regional development and promote regional development in line with the principles of sustainability and the public interest. Global Scope: Bulgaria and Romania Period: from 2005-10-01 till 2007-03-31     (59) Funder: Matra […]

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