OPEN CALL FOR PAPERS! DEMOCRACY/SDG16 MONITORING REPORT!

Online Kathmandu Democracy Forum 2020 Theme: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Democracy in the Asia-Pacific Forum Date: Oct 6-8, 2020 (3 days)      Monitoring Report Dates: July~September 2020 

Civil Society Development Association (ARGO) is looking for an independent contractor to technically coordinate a large 10-day digital event in Almaty, Kazakhstan in September 2020

Digital Event Technical Coordinator Position description: Duties will include technically administering a designated application for the event which will be used by 1000+ participants. This will require full technical awareness of the application, different communication technologies and platforms; administering, troubleshooting registration processes, mass reminders and other related event materials. The event will have multiple online…

STATEMENT of «Civil Society Development Association «ARGO» on the situation with coronavirus pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic radically changed the lives of all people and pushed us to take a fresh look at existing realities. Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary General, called this situation “a panhuman crisis ” and encouraged each country to take a better coordinated, global and human rights focused approach to the pandemic. The changing world turned…

LARGE GRANTS IN CENTRAL ASIA NOW OPEN!

CEPF and WWF Russia, as regional implementation team for the hotspot, are accepting letters of inquiry (LOIs) from non-government organizations, community groups, indigenous people’s organizations, women’s groups, private companies and other civil society organizations. 

European Union to support a territorial approach to local development in Kazakhstan

On 23rd of January, 2020 a closing conference of the Greater Stakeholder Engagement at the local level inEast and Central Kazakhstan and Auyldy Birlese Damytu projects was held in Nur-Sultan. Both projects are aimed at introducing new mechanisms of local self-governance and community involvement into the decision-making process. These projects were started to be implemented…

PROGRAM ON CONSERVATION OF RARE ANIMALS AND UNIQUE NATURAL AREAS LAUNCHED IN CENTRAL ASIA

In the Central Asian mountain region a 5-year program on conservation of key biodiversity areas has been launched. It will help conserve more than 30 rare plant and animal species, among them: a snow leopard, Bukhara deer, red sheep, Amu Darya shovelnose and others. Due to the program initiation, a breakfast with mass media participation…

Mazhilis deputy called the EU project “a good example”!

ARGO representatives presented “Greater stakeholder engagement at the local level in East and Central Kazakhstan” project at the site of the II Forum of Rural Women of Kazakhstan. Askar Kaliyev, Project Director, shared with participants preliminary results and conclusions of the project, spoke about the importance of role of community involvement in the decision-making process…

Competition for project evaluation

Greater Stakeholder Engagement at Local Level in East and Central Kazakhstan Project implemented with financial support of the European Union and implemented by ARGO Civil Society Development Association, Foundation for Local Government Reform, Local Self Governance Development Center and ECOCENTER Kargandy Oblast Ecological Center invites individuals and organizations to participate in competition for project evaluation.…

ARGO’s 15th Anniversary. And the ship is sailing…

We are proud to present you the film dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the Civil Society Development Association.

SEMINAR ON SDG IMPLEMENTATION HELD IN ALMATY

More than 60 people gathered at the practical seminar “UN Sustainable Development Goals and Localization Approaches at the local level” on September 19 in Almaty and discussed the issues of prioritizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (hereinafter – the SDGs) at the local level. The seminar was organized by the Institute of Economic Research JSC…

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