UNDP and CIP agree to cooperate on EU-funded initiative NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A partnership agreement on the European Union (EU)-funded new initiative «Economic Empowerment of Afghan Women through Education and Training in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan» was signed between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan and the Centre for International Programmes (CIP), UNDP Kazakhstan informs on its website.
UNDP, Kazakh Agriculture Ministry set to deepen coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP in Kazakhstan Vitalie Vremis met with Agriculture Minister of Kazakhstan Saparkhan Omarov and discussed the long-term successful mutual cooperation between the two entities. Over 30 major projects were implemented to which over 50m dollars were attracted in the field of preserving biodiversity, natural resources management and sustainable agriculture, UNDP Kazakhstan informs in a press release.
UNDP Director for Europe, CIS to visit Uzbekistan for first time BAKU. KAZINFORM Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Assistant Administrator of UNDP and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Mirjana Spolyarich Egger will visit Uzbekistan on May 13-14 for the first time, Trend reports with reference to UNDP's website.
UNDP Kazakhstan launches a Telegram GenderBot NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In celebration of the International Girls in ICT Day Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Kazakhstan Yakup Beris together with the team of developers - school students Amira Mahmedjan and Amina Umirzhanova launched a Telegram "GenderBot" aimed at raising awareness about gender equality, as well as the rights and opportunities of girls and women.
National festival on snow leopard underway in Kazakhstan ALMATY. KAZINFORM A national festival is being held from 23 September till 23 October in Kazakhstan called "Support the snow leopard!" The festival's goal is to raise public awareness on the need to preserve the population of the snow leopard.
Astana hosts Social Good Summit ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Social Good Summit is a global event that is held annually by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It brings together global leaders, entrepreneurs and social activists to promote UN Sustainable Development Goals, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Aral Sea problem discussed in Ashgabat ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM The Executive Committee of the international Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) with the assistance of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) organized a meeting in Ashgabat on the development of cooperation with international partners, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported.
UNDP and EU delegation visits early flood warning system and local agro-industrial complex in Aktobe AKTOBE. KAZINFORM UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Kazakhstan Mr. Norimasa Shimomura and the Head of Cooperation Unit of the Delegation of the European Union (EUD) to Kazakhstan Mr. Johannes Stenbaek visited the Aktobe region on May 4- May 5.
Kazakhstan completes its ODA project in Afghanistan ASTANA. KAZINFORM The completion of Kazakhstan's official development assistance (ODA) project to the Afghan government was announced today at a ceremony which was held at the Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Ministry.
Alik Shpekbayev meets with UNDP Deputy Resident Representative ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Kazakh Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption Alik Shpekbayev held a meeting with Ms Munkhtuya Altangerel in view of the termination of the UNDP Deputy Resident Representative's powers in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Agency.
Businesses of Kazakhstan, UN discuss role of business sector in promoting SDGs ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Representatives of the United Nations and the business sector of Kazakhstan met to discuss how businesses can become more sustainable by embedding the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their practices, processes and strategies, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the UNDP in Kazakhstan.
Minister Yermekbayev meets with UNDP delegation ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakh Minister for Religious Affairs and Civil Society Nurlan Yermekbayev received a delegation led by Norimasa Shimomura, UN Resident Coordinator / UNDP Resident Representative in Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent cites the ministry's press service.
Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana develops coop with Uzbekistan ASTANA. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana Alikhan Baimenov has met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan in Kazakhstan Ikrom Nazarov, the Regional Hub press center reports.
Secretary of State meets with UN EXPO-2017 Commissioner-General ASTANA. KAZINFORM The State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova met with the Commissioner-General for United Nations Participation in Expo 2017, Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States at the United Nations Development Programme, Cihan Sultanoğlu, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Dariga Nazarbayeva met UNDP Permanent Representative in Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Chairman of Committee of International Relations, Defense and Safety of the Senate Dariga Nazarbaeva has received UN Permanent Coordinator and Permanent Representative of the UNDP in Kazakhstan Norimasa Shimomura.