Project manager’s mission to Kyrgyzstan, Jan. - Feb., 2018

From January 15 till February 9, 2018 the mission of Mr. Ari Mäkelä, Project manager took place to Kyrgyzstan. The set of tasks have been fulfilled during the mission, including delivery of samples and organization of interlaboratory comparisons (cross check analyses) for SAEPF’s Laboratory in Cholpon-Ata city (Environmental Monitoring Unit of Issyk-Kul territorial Administration of SAEPF).

This interlaboratory comparisons was organized in the framework of Laboratory preparation to the accreditation in accordance with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025.

Additionally to other project activities on January 18, 2018, Project has been presented at the meeting with  the Finnish Parliamentary Delegation, and on February  1, 2018 ICI Projects’ Advisory meeting took place. The list of important issues has been discussed at the advisory meeting and the set of decisions have been made.

The mission to Issyk-Kul Oblast took place from February 5 till February 8, 2018. The mission covered site visit to waste water treatment plants in Balykchy and Karakol towns, including meeting with wastewater treatment plants’ Administration. In the course of site visit the SYKE’s representatives have got information about the operational system and technological process of municipal wastewaters treatment in both resort towns as well as discussed current problems and capacity building plans.

Also meetings with IKTA SAEPF’s Administration representatives were organized for discussion of current Laboratory status related to preparation for accreditation and further plans.