Project Details
Strengthening Coordination of Project Formulation and Mobilization of Resources for Sustainable Radioactive Waste Management in Central Asia
Country:Kyrgyz Republic
Sector:Multisector
Summary:The project will assist in transforming the scientific knowledge and the political will into development and implementation of prioritized interventions.

These follow-up interventions will address priorities identified by countries during extensive consultations prior to the High-Level Forum in Geneva.

Expected Outcome:These priorities include (i) strengthening of regulatory and legal frameworks and capacities for sustainable management of radioactive waste; (ii) specific initiatives on cleaning up and re-cultivating of selected sites; (iii) initiatives on community development, including increasing the awareness of the population and attracting social, environmental and economic investment; and (iv) forging partnerships between the public and private sectors for the secondary processing of tailings.
Expected Outputs:
Date Approved:2010
Status:Ongoing
Expected Completion:2012
Funding Type:Technical Assistance
Funding Amount:United Nations Development Programme: $100,000
Environment and Security Initiative: $500,000
Links/Documents:UNDP Project Page