Around 12 million children may never see a classroom, UN data reveals NEW YORK. KAZINFORM New data published by the United Nations cultural agency on Friday, reveals that without taking urgent measures, around 12 million young children will never set foot inside a school, with girls facing «the greatest barriers».
Lebedev: CIS recognizes UN coordinating role in counter-terrorism MINSK. KAZINFORM The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) views counter-terrorism as one of the most important tasks and recognizes the coordinating role of the United Nations in this process, Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee, CIS Executive Secretary Sergei Lebedev said in Minsk on 3 September at the international high-level conference on countering terrorism through innovative approaches and the use of new and emerging technologies, BelTA has learned.
UN General Assembly adopts resolution on cooperation with SCO BISHKEK. KAZINFORM The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution entitled «Cooperation between the United Nations and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization», the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan said, KABAR reports.
UN Sec Gen addresses participants of Nazarbayev Prize awarding ceremony NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Aidos Ukibay, Press Secretary of Nursultan Nazarbayev-Elbasy, has shared the video address by UN Secretary General António Guterres to participants of the awarding ceremony of the Nazarbayev Prize for Nuclear Weapon Free World and Global Security, Kazinform reported today.
Reps of all existing nuclear-weapon-free zones to gather in Nur Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and the entire world will mark this week the 10th Anniversary of declaring August 29 the International Day Against Nuclear Tests. In view of this, the city of Nur-Sultan will host a seminar on consolidating the efforts of nuclear-weapon-free zones, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakhstan, UN strengthen partnership in fight with international terrorism NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Ambassador-at-Large of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs Stanislav Vassilenko had a meeting with a joint delegation of the UN Agencies including the representatives of the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism, UNDP and UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan signed UN Convention on Mediation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM More than 1,500 delegates from 70 countries attended the signing ceremony of the UN Convention on Mediation, which took place on August 7, 2019 in Singapore. On behalf of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the document was signed by Marat Beketayev, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Singapore informs.
Two-thirds of world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050: UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Urbanization remains a major demographic trend, with nearly two-thirds of people predicted to be living in urban areas by 2050, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan, UN ink Agreement establishing International Center for Rapprochement of Cultures under auspices of UNESCO NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on the establishment of the International Center for the Rapprochement of Cultures under the auspices of UNESCO was signed June 25, 2019, in Paris.