Roundtable to discuss media legislation in Kazakhstan to convene Feb 28 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan will support a roundtable discussion for government officials, journalists, lawyers, representatives of civil society and international organizations to discuss and analyse aspects of the country’s media legislation as it relates to anticipated amendments to the law.
UN, OSCE experts: Kazakhstan is world leader in repatriating its citizens from conflict zones in Middle East NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Ashikbayev took part in the Joint Regional High-level Conference on Foreign Terrorist Fighters – Addressing Current Challenges which was organized on February 11-12, 2020 in Vienna by the OSCE, the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT), Switzerland and Albania’s OSCE Chairmanship, the press service of the Kazakh MFA informs.
Uzbekistan to chair OSCE Permanent Council's Economic, Environmental Committee TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - Uzbekistan has been appointed chairman of the Economic and Environmental Committee of the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) in 2020, Trend reports citing the press service of Uzbekistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
OSCE highly commends outcomes of Kazakhstan's chairmanship in OSCE Economic and Environmental Committee NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Under the OSCE Slovak chairmanship, the reports of the Chairpersons of the Security, Economic and Environmental as well as Human Dimension committees were presented at the last OSCE Permanent Council in 2019, MFA press service informs.
OSCE conducts training on countering transnational crime for border officers in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM An OSCE-supported three-day training course on countering transnational crime and identification of potential foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) concluded on 28 November 2019 in Aktau, Kazakhstan.
Over 5700 hate crimes reported in 2018, OSCE report WARSAW. KAZINFORM – Marking the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November with the publication of its annual hate crime dataset, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) urges countries to implement hate crime legislation that has existed on their law books for many years.
Leaders of CIS, OSCE election observation missions in Belarus to meet on 17 November FANIPOL. KAZINFORM - The leaders of the CIS and OSCE observation missions to the elections to the House of Representatives of the seventh convocation in Belarus is scheduled to meet on 17 November, head of the CIS observation mission Sergei Lebedev told the media, BelTA has learned.
OSCE supports Almaty training seminar on combatting corruption with a focus on poaching NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan in partnership with the UNDP and Regional Hub for Countering Global Threats of the Law Enforcement Academy under the Prosecutor General's Office, will organize a five-day training seminar on coordination of actions in the fight against corruption with a focus on poaching for some 40 representatives of territorial inspectorates of Forestry and Wildlife, security services of specially protected areas and the Prosecutor General's Office.
OSCE implementing Caspian Sea's green ports development project in Turkmenistan ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM Activities aimed at promoting green ports and connectivity in the Caspian Sea region have been launched in Turkmenistan with support of Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Trend reports with reference to OSCE.
Kazakhstan to host technical meeting on the Zhaiyk river rational use NUR-SULTAN.KAZINFORM The OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan in partnership with the Public Foundation Center for Water Initiatives will organize a technical meeting on rational use and protection of water resources of the Zhaiyk river.
OSCE supports roundtable discussion on access to information in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Some 45 participants from Parliament, Supreme Court, government bodies, civil society and media-related NGOs participated in a roundtable discussion on access to information on 24 October 2019 in Nur-Sultan.