National experts from the countries of Central Asia visited the Czech Republic for a week-long study tour on “Integrated environmental permitting and introduction of Best Available Techniques (BAT)”. The study tour was organized by the European Union funded project “European Union – Central Asia Water, Environment and Climate Change Cooperation (WECOOP)” with the aim to share experience of the EU and Czechia on the whole process of integrated environmental permitting, implementation of BAT, practical operation of BAT compliant installations, results of development of BAT in energy sector, and research and development of new advanced technologies and alternative energy sources.