On May 27, 2022, an international scientific and practical conference on the topic was held at the I. Zhansugurov Zhetysu University: “Access of the population of the Republic of Kazakhstan to environmental information: problems and prospects of the practice of applying legislation in judicial and other activities”.
The conference was attended by deputies of the Senate and Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, judges of the Supreme Court, employees of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources, head of the Department of organization of collection, storage, processing and dissemination of environmental information of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, information and analytical Center for Environmental Protection, judges of the Almaty Regional Court, for the city of Almaty, Head of the Environmental Department, deputies of the Almaty regional Maslikhat, Head of the Department for the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights of the Department of Justice of the Almaty region, head of the Environmental Department for the West Kazakhstan region, specialized Environmental Prosecutor’s Office of the West Kazakhstan region, judges of the West Kazakhstan Regional Court, specialized Environmental Prosecutor’s Office of the East Kazakhstan region, judge of the Burlinsky District Court of the West Kazakhstan region and other experienced managers.
The conference was also attended by environmental lawyers from the Republic of Belarus, the Russian Federation, Estonia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkey, Spain, representatives of NGOs, mass media, scientists, experienced university lawyers, domestic and foreign environmentalists and other legal experts and other employees. At the end of the conference, additions and amendments to the Environmental Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan and legislation on some issues of the application of environmental legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan in civil cases and ways to solve problems in the unified state system of monitoring the environment and natural resources, on the problems of legal regulation of the protection of citizens’ rights to the environment and environmental information, etc. were presented. As a digital environmental information platform.