G-20 finance chiefs warn of downside risks to world economy WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM Finance chiefs from the Group of 20 major economies on Thursday warned of the downside risks facing the world economy despite positive developments in the U.S.-China trade row and the United Kingdom's planned exit from the European Union.
EU, London reach Brexit deal BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM EU and British negotiators have been engaged in two-day intensive talks and have reached an agreement, which will unlock the way to Brexit by particularly settling the issue of the Northern Irish border, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said via Twitter on Thursday.
EU to boost business climate in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In the framework of the EU funded Programme Central Asia Invest - Policy Component - implemented by the OECD, the first workshop on «Enhancing the Legal Environment for Business in Central Asia – focus on Kazakhstan» took place today in Nur-Sultan.
Lagarde wins EU lawmakers’ approval to lead European Central Bank YEREVAN. KAZINFORM - The European Parliament backed Christine Lagarde on Tuesday as the next president of the European Central Bank, paving the way for her to become the first woman to hold the post, Kazinform has learnt from Armenpress.
EU supports education: more than 30 Kazakh students gained Erasmus+ scholarships in 2019 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On the eve of the new study season the pre-departure orientation session was organized for the winners of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree scholarships at the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan. In 2019 a total of 2,273 master students worldwide have been granted a scholarship.
EU announces record €550 mn contribution to save 16 mn lives from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM The EU on Saturday announced a €550 million pledge to The Global Fund during the G7 summit in Biarritz. The Fund is an international partnership to fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria around the world. Its work has already saved 27 million lives since it was created in 2002.
EU launches triangular project with Central Asia to support Afghan women's economic empowerment NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The European Union provides EUR 2 million to realise a UNDP implemented, triangular project that will enable Afghan women to graduate from higher education institutions in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
EP decides on composition of delegation for relations with Central Asian countries BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - The European Parliament will have 44 interparliamentary delegations this legislative term, maintaining relations with parliamentarians in other countries, regions and organisations, Kazinform correspondent reports.