Project of UNDP, UN Environment and Government of Kazakhstan «Strengthening the national capacity of the Republic of Kazakhstan to regulate chemicals through ensuring compliance with obligations under International

Project objective: support the country efforts in strengthening the capacity to implement an integrated approach to the management of chemicals at the national level to effectively implement the Stockholm, Basel and Rotterdam Conventions, Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) and promote the ratification of the Minamata Convention.

Expected results:

1. Preparation of a report on the problems, shortcomings and barriers to national legislation for the implementation of the coordinated implementation of all chemical conventions.

2. Analysis the best international regulatory practice for a comparative analysis of the relevant national legislation for its further improvement and harmonization with international legislation.

3. Preparation of recommendations on amendments and additions to the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which are necessary to bring the current legislation in line with the provisions of the International Environmental Agreements.

4. Preparation of recommendations on amendments and additions to the Environmental Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan regarding the treatment of Persistent organic pollutants and mercury wastes, especially regarding their disposal.

5. Updating of the National Chemicals Profile with completed technical information on chemicals, including import / export, production, as well as interaction between various government agencies, business and the public regarding the management of chemicals.

6. Adaptation for Kazakhstan an international system for the classification and labelling of chemicals.

7. Capacity building of mail stakeholders.



Project start date:

January 2019

Estimated end date:

December 2021

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Kazakhstan

    Implementing partner:

    Government of Kazakhstan

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Asian Development Bank
  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $133,857

    2020 $418,394

    2019 $0


    · Ministry of ecology, geology and natural resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan


    · Ministry of ecology, geology and natural resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    · Ministry of health of the Republic of Kazakhstan

    · JSC «Zhasyl Damu»

    · Non-governmental organizations

    Project duration: 2019-2021 years

    Project budget: 249,631 USD

    Contact details:

    Project manager: Nina GOR

    Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

    24, Mambetov street, office 403


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