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Tenders deadline extension

The deadline for submitting of applications for the following tenders is extended by 29 April 2014:

•     RFQ_GPSO_2014-068 (IWC-78317) «Intercalibration of analytical procedures for analytes, included into harmonized program of hydrochemical monitoring for Selenga river basin. Phase II. (The Russian Federation)»
•    RFQ_GPSO_2014-069 (IWC-78317) “Intercalibration of analytical procedures for analyses, included into harmonized program of hydrochemical monitoring for Selenga river basin. Phase II. (Mongolia)”
•    RFQ_GPSO_2014_070 (IWC-78317) “Training workshop “Environmental education on lakeside areas: best practices and innovations”
•    RFQ_GPSO_2014-071 (IWC-78317) ““Development of computer analysis of space images of Barguzinsky and Kurumkansky districts of the Republic of Buryatia for identification of abandoned cattle mortuaries in Barguzinsky and Kurumkansy districts, and carrying out of microbiological analysis of soil in order to reveal the anthrax strains”
•    RFQ_GPSO_2014-073 (IWC-78317) “Development and publish a special release of journal devoted to sustainable ecotourism development in "Pearl necklace of Baikal" (Baikal protected areas association) in Russian and English”
•    RFQ_GPSO_2014-074 (IWC-78317) “Short-term training program for preparation guides for organizing ornithological tours in the Baikal region”
•    RFQ_GPSO_2014_075 (IWC-78317) «The Ecological Atlas of the Baikal Basin publishing - Russia»
•    RFQ_GPSO_2014_076 (IWC-78317) «The Ecological Atlas of the Baikal Basin publishing - Mongolia»
•    RFQ_GPSO_2014-077 (IWC-78317) The demonstration best practices in siting a new mine in order to avoid soil and groundwater contamination and impacts on surface water systems”

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Seminar of heads of municipal authorities and managers of protected areas of the Baikal region (18 Apr 2014)

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Apr 18, 2014
from 09:25 AM to 09:25 AM

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During the workshop a wide range of problems was discussed. The problems are associated with the solution of socio-economic and environmental problems in the coastal areas of the Baikal region. The need was confirmed for a close and continuing coordination of municipal authorities as the closest level management interacts with the public.

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Tender RFQ_GPSO_2014_066 (IWC-78317) “Shoreline and ice cleanup campaigns for Lake Baikal and Selenga River”, application period: 05 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014

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Drawing and essay writing competition

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Apr 15, 2014 05:10 AM to
Dec 18, 2014 05:10 AM

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Every year the world water day is celebrated on March 22nd, 2014. In the frameworks of this event and in cooperation with UNDP-GEF Project “Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Baikal Basin Transboundary Ecosystem”, Orkhon River Basin Authority organized essay writing competition on topics “Water conservation” for senior students of 9-12th grade, “Who knows Ugiinuur the best?” for students 7-8th grade and drawing competition on topics “Water-precious thing” for 4-6th grade students among secondary school children of Erdenebulgan and Ugiinuur soums. Totally 45 students participated in 3 competitions.

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Brief introduction of “Ugii” lake and cleaning campaign round the lake

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Apr 15, 2014 04:55 AM to
Apr 18, 2014 04:55 AM

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In 1998, the lake “Ugii” was inscribed in Ramsar convention. The lake is located on Orkhon river basin with coastal area of 2510 hectares which consists of slushy ground surrounded by grassland. The lake is natural scenic place, which has numerous rivers and ponds as well as bog with alluvium stream on the west.

Total area of the lake is approx. 50km2 and length of the coastal line is 24.7 km. Maximum depth of the lake is 15.3 m and total volume is 147.9m3.

Cleaning campaign was organized around the “Ugii” lake on 20-21 March, 2014 under the financial support of UNDP-GEF Project “Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Baikal Basin Transboundary Ecosystem”

Totally 20 people and 2 trucks participated in the cleaning campaign and disposed 5 tons of garbage to local Ugiinuur soum’s dump.

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“Baikal without boundaries” HD on TV channels

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Apr 14, 2014 05:45 AM to
Dec 18, 2014 05:45 AM

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Russian and Mongolian language versions of “Baikal without boundaries” HD films were televised by number of TV channels. TV channel “MIR Buryatia” in Russia and Soyon Gegeeruulegch TV in Mongolia have already broadcasted this film. Moreover, negotiations are in progress regarding the film translations on another TV channels:

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Lake Baikal ice cleaning campaign

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Apr 12, 2014 05:35 AM to
Apr 18, 2014 05:35 AM

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A spring campaign, devoted to cleaning of Lake Baikal ice was finished on 12 April 2014 with the support of The Project. This event was timed to traditional "Baikal fishery 2014". 57 volunteers participated in this campaign. Summarizing the results of the event, 25 garbage bags were filled. Volunteers also organized a public awareness campaign, noticed an importance of

Volunteers talked about methods of waste management, on separate collection and recycling of waste, explained the importance of separate collection of garbage on lake Baikal. The issues of environmental behavior, fire safety were raised. The principles of sports fishing - "catch - release" were promoted.

Source (photo and text): https://www.facebook.com/SaveBaikal/posts/630798393662931

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The Lake Baikal Project mid-term Evaluation

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Apr 11, 2014 01:45 AM to
Apr 13, 2014 01:45 AM

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Buryatia

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The field trip over protected areas in Kabansky, Barguzinsky districts and cattle mortuaries constructed in Kurumkansky district (Buryatia) was organized by PMU team for international expert-evaluator during mid-term evaluation of the project.

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River Basin Commissions and other Joint Bodies: Technical Aspects (The Second Workshop), 9 Apr 2014

The Second Workshop sets out to achieve the following objectives:

  • Present and discuss the experience of joint bodies in specific technical topics in transboundary water cooperation worldwide, to enable identification of challenges and good practices and mutual learning;
  • Demonstrate the value of joint action in addressing common problems, and benefits of transboundary cooperation;
  • Discuss how the work on joint bodies could be continued under the Convention in the new work plan (2016-2018), and identify gaps and needs to that end;
  • Increase awareness on how the global legal frameworks, in particular the Water Convention and the 1997 UN Watercourses Convention, their compatibility and mutual complementarity, as well as the 2008 ILC Draft articles on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers, relate to joint bodies and can support them.
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Second Workshop UNECE: River Basin Commissions and other Joint Bodies: Technical Aspects

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Apr 09, 2014 01:40 AM to
Apr 10, 2014 01:40 AM

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Second Workshop: River Basin Commissions and other Joint Bodies: Technical Aspects was held 9-10 April 2014 and focused on specific areas and technical aspects of cooperation in the framework of joint bodies, such as preservation and restoration of ecosystems, water infrastructure, etc. Topics for the Second Workshop were developed taking into account the recommendations of participants made during the First Workshop.

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The first tender of 2014

Dear colleagues!

The Project Implementation Unit is delighted to present the first tender of 2014:

During preparation of your application please use the Application form and Recommendations for tenderers

 

Уважаемые коллеги!

Группа реализации проекта рада представить первый тендер 2014-го года:

При оформлении ваших заявок рекомендуется использовать Форму заявки и Рекомендации

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Strategic Action Programme Meeting

A meeting within the framework of the Project output (Strategic Action Programme) was organized in Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) on 24 March.

Work under this Outcome will generate a Strategic Action Programme for shared actions by the Russian Federation and Mongolia. This SAP for Baikal Basin will emphasize mainstreaming biodiversity management objectives into economic sector policies and practices and facilitate the maintenance of essential aquatic ecosystem functions that sustain human welfare. This SAP will provide a holistic review and strategy development for the transboundary basin-wide ecosystem.

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World Water Day in Russia

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Mar 24, 2014 03:50 AM to
Dec 19, 2014 03:50 AM

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On 24th of March, a round table, devoted to World Water Day, was held in Buryatia with the support of the Project. This event was organized by Rosprirodnadzor and The Ministry of Natural Resources of Buryatia. Representatives of federal and local environmental organizations, public prosecution office, local administration, scientific and public organizations took part in the round table. Many current issues were discussed, such as lake Baikal preservation in new social and economic conditions and sustainable use of its water resources. The participants noted an importance of taking of well-timed decisions for reduction and prevention of anthropogenic load on natural objects of lake Baikal.

Source: http://prnadzor.e-baikal.ru/news?record_id=1022

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Round table in Russian State Library: “World Water Day 2014: Water and energetics”

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Mar 20, 2014 06:25 AM to
Jan 09, 2015 06:25 AM

Where

Moscow, Russia

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On 20th of March, a meeting with students and readers of Russian State Library was held with support of Informational UN Centre. The meeting was devoted to International Water Day.

Alexander Shekhovtsov, National Technical Director of UNDP/GEF Project, opened a discussion of experts. He told, that, UNDP/GEF project started in 2011 to study these areas. Rivers and streams that flow into lake Baikal, located in Irkutsk region, Buryatia, and they are quite dirty. Another problem - the Selenga River, the largest tributary of Lake Baikal, which originates in Mongolia. It is planned to build several power plants that may affect the lake. Currently The Project is working together with scientists from Russia, Mongolia and UN staff to monitor the status of Lake Baikal.

The film “Baikal without boundaries” was demonstrated to the readers and guests.

Source (text and photo):  http://www.rsl.ru/ru/s7/s409/2014/voda

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GEF IW:LEARN Information and Communications Technology Workshop 17-20 Mar 2014

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Mar 17, 2014 06:35 AM to
Jan 09, 2015 06:35 AM

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Manila, Philippines

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GEF IW:LEARN Information and Communications Technology Workshop in Spatial Data Management for Asia and the Pacific was held on 17-20 March 2014 (Manila, Philippines).

Participants were given an in-depth understanding on the role of spatial data management in water ecosystem management and disaster risk mitigation and management using the success stories from World Bank’s Geonode implementation in the Latin America and Caribbean region and experiences of projects from other regions.

The workshop transferred skills on the use of GeoNode and related open source platform to the participants to enable their respective project.

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Presentation of documentary “Baikal without boundaries” in Mongolia

21 February 2014 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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Feb 21, 2014 03:45 PM to
Jan 09, 2015 03:45 PM

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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The Documentary "Baikal without boundaries" was presented to the project stakeholders in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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Ion chromatograph DIONEX was installed in Central Laboratory of Environment and Metrology

20 February 2014 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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Feb 20, 2014 03:45 PM to
Jan 09, 2015 03:45 PM

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

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To provide a successful implementation of intercalibration procedures in the framework of RFQ_EMO_2013-038 «Intercalibration of analytical procedures for analytes, included into harmonized program of hydrochemical monitoring for Selenga river basin (Mongolia)» and in accordance with a decision of the Project Steering Committee, new ion chromatograph was procured and installed in Central Laboratory of Environment and Metrology (CLEM), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. This new modern equipment allows to determine low concentration of some anions (and optionally, cations) in water samples, so now CLEM has enhanced its analytical capabilities in order to make a cooperative actions together with Mongolian and Russian analytical institutions.

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VA/2014/B5002/4760

SAP Development Expert Application period 13-Feb-2014 to 20-Feb-2014

Project is looking for SAP Development Expert.

VA is published on UNOPS official web site:

https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=4760

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VA/2014/B5002/4755

SAP SAG member - Natural Scientists and Biodiversity Expert-Russia Application period 13-Feb-2014 to 20-Feb-2014

Project is looking for SAP SAG member - Natural Scientists and Biodiversity Expert-Russia.

VA is published on UNOPS official web site:

https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=4755

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VA/2014/B5002/4757

SAP SAG member - Social and Political Expert-Russia Application period 13-Feb-2014 to 20-Feb-2014

Project is looking for SAP SAG member - Social and Political Expert-Russia.

VA is published on UNOPS official web site:

https://gprs.unops.org/pages/viewvacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=4757


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