Kazakhstan’s Commitment to Carbon Neutrality and Climate Change Mitigation
ECOJER, Kazakhstan’s Association of Regional Environmental Initiatives, has announced the organization of the third international climate congress dedicated to achieving carbon neutrality. The event, set to take place on June 2 in the Kazakh capital, will gather experts and policymakers to discuss Kazakhstan’s efforts in reducing the impact of climate change on the economy and quality of life.
Decarbonization and Economic Development
Rustem Kabzhanov, the General-Director of ECOJER, highlighted the crucial connection between decarbonizing the economy and attracting affordable and long-term investments. He emphasized that Kazakhstan is facing new challenges in the decarbonization of its energy sector. The congress aims to provide a platform for discussions with global and domestic experts on the latest technologies, legal frameworks, and international instruments contributing to the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy.
Kazakhstan’s Sustainable Development Goals
As part of its sustainable development goals, Kazakhstan has set a target to introduce the best available technologies in its industries by 2025 and commit financial resources to mitigate the consequences of environmental degradation. These efforts reflect the country’s determination to address the environmental challenges and pave the way for a greener and more sustainable future.
Evaluating the Transition to a Green Economy
The plenary session of the congress will focus on assessing the progress made over the past ten years in implementing the Concept of the Transition to a Green Economy. Experts will analyze the achievements and identify emerging trends that should be incorporated into the Concept. The congress aims to gather valuable insights and recommendations for sustainable development from experts and politicians representing various countries.
International Collaboration for Sustainable Energy
The event is organized by the ECOJER Association and the European Union’s Sustainable Energy Connectivity in Central Asia project. The Kazakh Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources provides essential support for the congress, highlighting the country’s commitment to international collaboration in promoting sustainable energy practices and mitigating climate change.
The upcoming international climate congress organized by ECOJER in Kazakhstan demonstrates the country’s dedication to achieving carbon neutrality and addressing the challenges of climate change. Through collaboration with international partners, the congress aims to explore innovative solutions, technologies, and legal frameworks that will contribute to Kazakhstan’s transition to a low-carbon economy. The event presents a valuable opportunity for experts and policymakers to exchange knowledge, evaluate progress, and shape future strategies for sustainable development.