Spotlight: EU restricts export of protective equipment amid spike in coronavirus cases BRUSSELS/BERLIN. KAZINFORM As Italy reported on Sunday its highest single-day deaths of 368 and France its biggest jump of over 900 new cases of coronavirus in one day, the European Union (EU) adopted a scheme to restrict the export of medical protective equipment and secure the supply within the bloc.
EU Ambassadors pay visit to Shymkent and Turkestan TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM On 2-5 March 2020, a delegation of the European Union member states' Ambassadors led by EU Ambassador to Kazakhstan Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson travelled to Shymkent and Turkestan with a cluster visit, the press service of the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan informs.
Green Central Asia project kicks off BERLIN. KAZINFORM Kazakh FM Mukhtar Tileuberdi attended the high-level conference themed Enhancing environment, climate and water resilience to launch the regional integration environment protection project Green Central Asia initiated by Germany within the realization of the new EU’s Strategy on Central Asia and Afghanistan, the Ministry’s press service reports.
First cohort of Afghan women arrived in Kazakhstan as a part of EU educational project ALMATY. KAZINFORM Last week Almaty Management University (hereinafter, Alma U) hosted an official reception on the occasion of the arrival of the first cohort of Afghan women in Kazakhstan that will start their studies as part of a project funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan.
EU’s WECOOP project to continue support for sustainable development and circular economy in CA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The European Union (EU) renewed the project «European Union – Central Asia Water, Environment and Climate Change Cooperation» (WECOOP) in October 2019. It is the third phase of the project and the new phase is intended to run for three years.
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.