Annual Report 1999
Central and Eastern Europe
SoE Uzbekistan |3
SoE Turkmenistan |2
SoE Kazakhstan |1
State of the Environment Reports updated in 13 East European Countries GRID-Arendal provided support to updating national SoE reports for 13 East European countries, and to the production of a CD- ROM. The products on this CD are the result of co-operation between the EU Phare, EEA, UNEP, and national environmental authorities of the Phare countries. The CD was distributed to national focal points, donors and partners.
New State of the Environment Reports released in Central Asia Following training workshops and institutional sup- port, SoE reports for Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan were released on the Internet.
1| www.grida.no/prog/cee/enrin/htmls/kazahst/soe 2| www.grida.no/prog/cee/enrin/htmls/turkmen/soe 3| ww.grida.no/prog/cee/enrin/htmls/uzbek/report 4| www.grida.no/prog/cee/enrin/htmls/georgia/caucasus 5| server.krsu.edu.kg
Ukraine State of the Environment Report released A CD with an updated SoE Report for Ukraine was published with the UN/ECE's Environmental Per- formance Review of Ukraine.
SoE Ukraine CD-ROM Phare Site CD-ROM
Almaty satellite station The Almaty satellite station, which was installed in 1996 as part of the UNEPnet network, was visited for maintenance and repair purposes. The station is now fully operational. The host institution is the Ministry of Environment in Ka- zakhstan. The station offers a direct link to other UNEPnet sites and UNEP HQ. It is operated and maintained by the NEAP/SD Centre of the Environment Ministry in Almaty.
ENRIN A number of UNEP's environmental information and as- sessment activities in Central and Eastern Europe and the NIS were implemented by GRID-Arendal. All the 27 coun- tries of the region are participating in the ENRIN (Environ- ment and Natural Resources Information Network) pro- gramme to strengthen the capacities in environmental information management at the national, regional and city level.
EuroGRID-meeting GRID-Arendal facilitated the establishment of a number of GRID centres in the region (Warsaw, Budapest, Tbilisi, Moscow). In September 1999, the 2nd EuroGRID meeting was held in Budapest to boost networking and co-opera- tion among the GRID centres in Europe.
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