Íîâèíè "SEIS Ukraine" http://seis-ukraine.org/rssen.php SEIS Ukraine - Shared Environmental Information System en Fri, 2019 Nov 15 15:08:18 +0200 Fri, 2019 Nov 15 15:08:18 +0200 info@seis-ukraine.org info@seis-ukraine.org Roundtable on open data for the environment held in Kyiv http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/14 The roundtable on open data and e-Government in the environment held In the Aarhus Center on September 26, 2019. The roundtable was attended by representatives of the European Environmental Agency, the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine and other executive authorities, and the public. The roundtable was organized for identify steps to ensure the legal, organizational and technical conditions for integrating environmental information with national e-government and open data in accordance with SEIS principles as part of the ENI SEIS... Thu, 26 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0300 The second CORINE Land Cover training was held in Kyiv http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/13 With the support of the European Environment Agency and the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine, practical training on the implementation of the CORINE Land Cover methodology in Ukraine was held on September 17-19 in Kyiv. The training was organized as part of the implementation of the EU funded project " Implementation of the Shared Enviromental Information System (SEIS) principles and practices in the ENP East region" (ENI SEIS II East). Representatives of the Ministry of Energy and Environmental Protection of Ukraine and other institutions and organizations took part... Thu, 19 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Workshop on sharing environmental information effectively started today http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/12 The workshop is attended by communication officers and experts who are responsible for communication and access to environmental information from Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Belarus, Armenia and Azerbaijan. The workshop is dedicated to improving communication with the public and politicians in accordance with the Aarhus Convention, studying methodologies and tools that will help to create advertising campaigns, using social media tools, communicating in crisis situations, to designing data storytelling and infographics, and opportunities for synergies and learning from the Eionet. The event was... Thu, 12 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0300 The Government has approved a new Procedure for State Air Monitoring http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/11 The Procedure was developed by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine in the framework of Ukraine\'s fulfillment of obligations in the environmental part of the Association Agreement with the EU with the participation of the ENI SEIS II East project. Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine Ostap Semerak said that the Procedure is based on Directive No. 2008/50/EC and Directive No. 2004/107/EC, which define the requirements for the monitoring of atmospheric air and air quality. “At present, there is no proper monitoring of the atmosphere in Ukraine, so today\'s decision... Tue, 27 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0300 Regional meeting on Open Data and E-Government services http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/10 The event brings together high-level representatives from the Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries from Ministries of Environment, Statistical Offices as well as officials from other relevant institutions dealing with environment and related information (e.g. authority responsible for Land management and cadaster, Ministry of Health, Transport and Energy etc.) The focus is to discuss and identify feasible and practical means for integrating environmental information in national E-Governance/Open Data frameworks and platforms to raise the profile of environmental information through its accessibility... Tue, 05 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 24th session of the UNECE Committee on Environmental Policy (CEP) http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/9 The twenty-fourth session of the UNECE CEP took place on 29 - 31 January 2019 in Geneva and attracted over 50 participants from across the pan-European region, as well as the Romanian Presidency, DG ENV, EEA, representatives from WHO, UN Environment, EcoForum, OECD, UNECE and the conventions. The Committee on Environmental Policy (CEP) is the overall governing body of the UNECE environmental activities. CEP works to support countries to enhance their environmental governance and trans boundary cooperation as well as strengthen implementation of the UNECE regional environmental commitments and... Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 Ukraine will create new air monitoring system based on the EU standard http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/6 The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine prepared a draft resolution for the procedure on implementation of air monitoring for the approval of the Cabinet of Ministers. This procedure was developed with the support from the ENI SEIS II East project. "It is necessary to reform the current air monitoring system, since it does not allow us to fully obtain information on concentrations of contaminants and to take response measures. This problem is extremely topical and does not require additional arguments in Ukraine. Implementation of the monitoring system will ensure the right of... Tue, 29 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 Ukraine\'s new procedure for the water monitoring http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/7 The new procedure for the water monitoring program, approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine in 2018, came into force as from January 1, 2019. This procedure is aligned with the EU directives and will help to get more information about the state of water in the country. "From now on, monitoring of water in Ukraine will be carried out according to European standards. The new procedure eliminates duplication of functions between different monitoring entities, provides for a clear procedure and systematic approach to monitoring the state of surface water, groundwater and seawater", - said... Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 Ukrainian government adopts concept of the "Open Environment" system http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/8 Ukrainian Government has adopted the Concept of the nationwide automated system "Open Environment" developed by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine. The system will integrate environmental data of central executive bodies and local governments into one electronic database. The national system "Open environment" will allow Ukraine to open environmental information to the public and integrate with international registers, information resources etc., in particular in the environment monitoring area, the Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers and the Shared Environmental Information... Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Ecology Ministry represents interactive map of landfills http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/1 Ecology and Natural Resources Minister Ostap Semerak has represented a project on launching the service “Interactive map of landfills”.The presentation took place at a government’s meeting on Thursday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.“Every citizen can visit the page of eco-map [on the Ecology’s Ministry website], register and leave a message on a landfill which he or she finds. We will process the information” - Semerak said.According to the minister, this new service will allow investors to see the situation with landfills and look for possible investment projects to solve this problem.Semerak... Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Poroshenko endorses ratification of Paris Climate Agreement by Ukraine http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/5 Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill into law on Paris Climate Agreement ratification, which was passed by Ukraine\'s parliament on July 14, 2016. Ukraine signed the Paris agreement in New York on April 22, 2016. This agreement strengthens the implementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which deals with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation and which was signed by Ukraine in 1997. According to the document, Ukraine will not have any financial obligations under the agreement. As under Kyoto Protocol, financial assistance is likely to be... Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Ukraine joins UNECE Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/3 Ukraine ratified the UNECE Protocol on Pollutant Release and Transfer Registers, becoming the thirty-fourth Party to join this Protocol to the Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters (Aarhus Convention). Ukraine is now expected to establish a national Pollution Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) and to implement the related institutional, legal and technical measures laid out in this international environmental treaty.A PRTR can be best described as a national environmental database or inventory of potentially... Thu, 05 May 2016 00:00:00 +0300 Building a SEIS with Eastern neighbours and outcome of cooperation http://seis-ukraine.org/?en/shownews/4 The synthesis report «Building a Shared Environmental Information System with the Eastern Neighbourhood: Outcome of cooperation, 2010–2014» was developed together with the appointed representatives of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine and financed by the ENPI-SEIS project. Since 2010, the European Environment Agency has been engaging the countries of the Eastern Partnership in regional cooperation in order to improve national capacities for managing and sharing environmental data and information.The report provides a comprehensive overview of advancements made in all countries... Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0300