Current status of the ChEZ

The area of the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone and the Zone of Unconditional (Obligatory) Resettlement (the EZ and ZU(О)R) is 2600 km2.

The EZ and ZU(O)R is a territory with strictly restricted access and movement, which is controlled by a block of special laws and regulations. The status of the EZ and ZU(O)R is determined by the Ukrainian legislation, in particular, by the Law of Ukraine ‘On the Legal Regime of the Territory that was Subjected to the Radioactive Contaminated as a Result of the Chornobyl Accident’. In accordance with the current legislation: Continue reading Current status & Zoning of the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone

The Chornobyl Radiation and Ecological Biosphere Reserve was created according to the Decree of the President of Ukraine No. 174-2016 dated 26 April 2016 at the territory of Ivankiv and Polissia districts of Kyiv region within the Exclusion Zone and Zone of the Unconditional (Obligatory) Resettlement (EZ and ZU(O)R). Continue reading Objective and Tasks of the Reserve

The main partners of the project “Conservation, Optimization and Management of Carbon and Biodiversity in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone” are:

  • UN Environment Program (UNEP)
  • Global Environment Facility
  • Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
  • State Agency of Ukraine for the Management of the Exclusion Zone Continue reading Project partners