The International Conference "Transition to Low-carbon Urban Development: Global Trends and Prospects for Kazakhstan and Central Asia" is going to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan on November 5-6, 2015.
The International Conference "Energy efficient residential buildings design and construction promotion in Kazakhstan" will take place in Astana, Kazakhstan on 4 November 2015 To present the results of the joint project of UNDP-GEF and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Energy Efficient Design and Construction of Residential Buildings" project. This project will be completed by the end of the year.
The heads of diplomatic missions and international organisations paid a visit to a new energy efficient residential building built in the framework of the state-financed construction in Karaganda City located at 106/6 Ermekov Street in December 2013.
April 24, 2014, Astana – Experts of the UNDP have organised a round table with participation of representatives of local executive bodies of the East Kazakhstan and Mangystau Regions (oblasts) for the Energy Efficiency and «Green Economy» issues discussion.
April 28, 2014, Ust Kamenogorsk - Journalists of Ust Kamenogorsk have taken part in a media training on ‘the Modern Multimedia Tools during the Coverage of Energy Efficiency and Management of Natural Resources Issues‘ topic.
More than 100 experts have gathered in Kyzylorda for discussion of the "Green" Economy development prospects.
More than 70 experts have gathered in Atyrau for discussion of issues of energy efficiency in housing and utilities services, construction and lighting.
«The PRO ECO» International Centre of Energy Efficiency’s opening ceremony has been held and "the Ergonomics" LLC building’s energy labeling certificate with the highest class of energy efficiency - with the Class "A" (one of the first ones in Kazakhstan) - presentation has been conducted with the assistance of the UN Development Program in Kazakhstan (UNDP) on October 3, 2014
A solemn ceremony of diplomas and certificates presentation to winners and participants of republican competition on designing of the energy efficient building organised by «The Energy Efficient Design and Construction of Residential Buildings» UNDP/GEF Project has been held On December 12, 2014 in Astana.
The «Become energy efficient» educational power-environmental game for schoolchildren presentation has been held there at the Republican Palace of Schoolchildren in Astana on December 23. The game has been prepared in the framework of implementation of the UNDP/GEF and RK Government projects on energy efficiency in housing and utilities services and construction.
It is no secret that the majority of the construction companies aspires to minimise own expenses regarding construction of buildings. Their main aim is to construct quickly and earn a profit. However, as the international practice demonstrates, it is an out-of-date method of doing business for a long time.
"The Turan-energo" resource centre has been opened on the basis of the "Turan-profi" municipal economy college in Astana. It has been founded with the assistance of the UNDP in Kazakhstan in the framework of «the Energy Efficient Design and Construction of Residential Buildings» UNDP/GEF and RK Government Joint Project implementation.
The project will provide assistance in identifying, working out and taking the various measures - Low-carbon projects in the city’s infrastructure: in the housing and communal services, including a heat supply and hot water service, power supply, transport, municipal waste collectionsectors for the purpose of achievement of voluntarily accepted goals on the greenhouse gases release reduction.