BIOFIN Workshop

Local news, 23.11.2017

On November 23, 2017, the Ambassador of Switzerland in Kazakhstan, His Excellency Urs SCHMID, took part at the workshop “Building transformative policy and financing frameworks to increase investment in biodiversity management” (BIOFIN) organized by the UNDP. The project is financed by the Government of Switzerland, the Government of Germany and EU

Panel at Biofin Astana with Ambassador of Switzerland in Kazakhstan and other Participants
Discussion Panel at Biofin Astana 2017 © FDFA 2017


Ambassador Schmid highlighted Switzerland’s continuous strong support of BIOFIN and congratulated the project team and Kazakhstan for the great policy implementation of BIOFIN and the crucial changes in the legislation of Kazakhstan such as the achievement of inclusion of the legal provision for payments for ecosystem services paving the way for sustainable development.