2,000 cyclists set for charity bike ride in Akmola rgn KOKSHETAU. KAZINFORM - Burabike 2018, the 6th charity bike ride, will take place on August 30 in the Shchuchinsk-Burabay resort area. All proceeds will go to provide children's hospitals in Kazakhstan with vital medical equipment, Kazinform correspondent cites the press service of Visit Aqmola tourist media center.
Participants of Wings for Life World Run collect EUR 3 million for charity ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Over 100,000 registered runners and wheelchair participants at more than 200 locations across 66 countries, including Azerbaijan, covered 934,484 km globally in the fifth annual Wings for Life World Run charity event to raise funds for spinal cord injury research, AZERTAC reports.
“Zhomart Zhurek” award for generosity to appear in Kazakhstan ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Minister of Religious Affairs and Civil Society of Kazakhstan Nurlan Yermekbayev told the Committee of Civil Society to introduce annual honoring ceremony "Zhomart Zhurek", Kazinform refers to the press service of the Ministry.
Conflicts and disasters forcing 59 million young people into illiteracy – UNICEF study PARIS. KAZINFORM Nearly three in ten young people between the ages of 15 and 24 living in conflict- or disaster-affected countries are illiterate, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said Wednesday, calling for greater investments in the education, particularly for the most disadvantaged children and youth, WAM reports.
UNRWA launches $800 million emergency appeal SOCHI. KAZINFORMGENEVA. KAZINFORM The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has launched an appeal for its emergency programmes of over US$ 800 million; approximately US$ 400 million each for Syria and the occupied Palestinian territory, which consists of Gaza and the West Bank. The appeal also covers some 50,000 Palestine refugees from Syria who have fled to Lebanon and Jordan, WAM reports.
Kazakhstan, AU agree to provide humanitarian aid to Somalia ASTANA. KAZINFORM On Tuesday the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Ethiopia - Permanent Representative to the African Union H.E. Mr. Yerlik Ali and African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security H.E. Mr. Smail Chergui signed the Agreement on providing humanitarian assistance to Somalia, the MFA press service reports.