Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights GENEVA. KAZINFORM – Last week, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva, Zhanar Aitzhanova, met with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in Geneva, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
UNICEF urges gov'ts to repatriate thousands of foreign children stranded in NE Syria UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM The head of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday urged related governments to repatriate thousands of foreign children stranded in northeast Syria following the latest escalation of the conflict in the region, Xinhua reports.
UN Coordinator highly praises Kazakhstan’s contribution to the UN NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today at the briefing on «UN and Kazakhstan: Together towards Sustainable Future» held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UN Resident Coordinator for Kazakhstan Norimasa Shimomura spoke on Kazakhstan’s contribution to the Organization, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Alikhan Smailov meets US Ambassador William Moser and UN Country Team At a meeting with US Ambassador to Kazakhstan William Moser, First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov discussed the development of economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and the United States, according to primeminister.kz.
UN chief says cities consume two-thirds of the world's energy NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Cities Day on October 31 said that the cities consume more than two-thirds of the world’s energy, and account for more than 70 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, according to IRNA.
Lives at risk if wireless technology demands are not held in check: UN weather watchdog NEW YORK. KAZINFORM Earth observation services vital to weather forecasts and long-term climate change monitoring, are having to share more and more limited bandwith, with the rollout of new communication devices, including the new 5G phone data service.
Snow leopard, native to Central and South Asia is now at risk of completely disappearing, UN NEW YORK. KAZINFORM One of the most endangered cat species in the world, often referred to by locals who know them as «the ghosts of the mountains», are elusive by nature, but the snow leopard, native to Central and South Asia is now at risk of completely disappearing.
UN Secretary-General meets participants of the Stockholm Ministerial Meeting NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - During the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly, ministers and other high-level representatives of an informal like-minded group advocating for the creation of environment for general nuclear disarmament presented to the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres the Ministerial Declaration on Nuclear Disarmament and the Non-Proliferation Treaty.
We need to stand up now for the elderly: urges UN rights expert on World Day NEW YORK. KAZINFORM In the coming decade, the number of persons aged 60 or over is projected to grow by 46 per cent, making the increase in those officially classified as elderly, one of the «most significant transformations of this century,'' the United Nations declared on Tuesday, marking the International Day of Older Persons.
UN Resident Coordinator praised President Tokayev’s speech at UNGA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Norimasa Shimomura has expressed his opinion regarding Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s speech made at the UN General Assembly in New York, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UN shipping agency urges more women to climb aboard, fuel sustainable growth LONDON. KAZINFORM The historically male-dominated shipping industry should clear the decks for a new generation of women, whose empowerment would help fuel economic growth, and speed up the drive towards «safe, secure, clean and sustainable shipping.»
Kazakhstan builds platform for multilateral cooperation, Manish Kumar UFA. KAZINFORM «Kazakhstan’s initiative on the establishment of the UN Sustainable Development Centre for Central Asia and Afghanistan provides unique opportunities for fulfilling top priority socioeconomic tasks across the region,» president of the Indian Industry Confederation for Eurasia Manish Kumar told Kazinform Agency on the margins of the V Forum of Small and Medium Business of SCO and BRICS member states in Ufa.