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Central Asia commits to affordable and clean energy

Central Asia commits to affordable and clean energy

Energy ministers from across Central Asia today committed their countries to collaborating on meeting the United Nations' seventh Sustainable Development Goal, which pledges 'affordable and clean energy' by 2030. The meeting is the first time they have come together to discuss the region's common energy challenges.

Energy & Environment 20 September 2019


Azarga evaluating situation after Kyrgyzstan uranium ban

Azarga evaluating situation after Kyrgyzstan uranium ban

Azarga Uranium Corp has suspended activities at the Kyzyl Ompul uranium project in Kyrgyzstan, the company confirmed on 3 May - the day after the Kyrgyz parliament voted to ban uranium mining and exploration in the country.

Uranium & Fuel 07 May 2019


Central Asian uranium legacy set for remedial work

Central Asian uranium legacy set for remedial work

Work is expected to start this year on remedial work at two uranium legacy sites in the Kyrgyz Republic, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announced yesterday. The work is part of a wider plan to deal with the legacy of Soviet-era uranium mining and processing in Central Asia.

Uranium & Fuel 30 April 2019


Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

Funds pledged for uranium legacy cleanup

The international community has raised additional funds to support efforts to overcome the legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia. Remediation work will start in 2019 at four sites in the Kyrgyz Republic and Uzbekistan.

Uranium & Fuel 12 November 2018


Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia

Strategic plan for uranium remediation in Central Asia

IAEA_partners_Central_Asia_SMP-(IAEA)-48The European Commission, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the International Atomic Energy Agency and the republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have signed a joint commitment on coordinating efforts to remediate uranium legacy sites in Central Asia, under a newly published strategic master plan.

Uranium & Fuel 25 September 2017


Kyrgyzstan ratifies remediation agreement

Kyrgyzstan ratifies remediation agreement

Mailuu-Suu_(European_Commission)-48All the basic conditions are now in place for remediation work to begin at several uranium legacy sites in Kyrgyzstan after the country ratified a framework agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. The European Union is to provide an initial contribution of €16.5 million ($19.4 million) for the work.

Uranium & Fuel 18 August 2017


European delegation charts progress in Kyrgyzstan

European delegation charts progress in Kyrgyzstan

EU-EBRD-Kyrgyz-meeting-(KyrgyzMinistry)-48A joint delegation from the European Union and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has held talks with the government of Kyrgyzstan on addressing the environmental legacy of uranium mining in Central Asia. 

Uranium & Fuel 04 April 2017


EBRD launches uranium mining legacy fund

EBRD launches uranium mining legacy fund

Yellow_Hill_Tajikistan_(Harlander_EBRD)_48A new fund set up by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) at the request of the European Commission will finance projects to rehabilitate former uranium mines and processing sites in Central Asia.

Uranium & Fuel 18 June 2015