Almaty to host discussion on alpine cryosphere module ALMATY. KAZINFORM On December 3, a meeting on the creation and implementation of cryosphere (glaciers, snow cover and permafrost) training modules in the universities of the Central Asian region is to be held in Almaty with the participation of representatives of universities and institutes of Central Asia, experts and partners, as well as with the involvement of young people.
Nursultan Nazarbayev, Shavkat Mirziyoyev meet in Tashkent TASHKENT. KAZINFORM On the margins of the 2nd Consultative Meeting of the Heads of State of Central Asia in Tashkent the First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy, Nursultan Nazarbayev, held talks with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Kazinform correspondent reports referring to the Uzbek President’s press service.
EBRD, EU support dairy farmers in Tajikistan DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM - Saida Rajabova has been a local farmer for almost two decades. Surrounded by Tajikistan's steep hills and mountains, she lives in the rural town of Shahrinav, where she has built up a small dairy farm with five cows, ebrd.com reports.
Ashgabat Initiative adopted to reduce trade barriers among Central Asia, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM - The Ashgabat Initiative on the reduction of barriers to trade and transport in the region has been adopted as part of the Days of the United Nations Special Program for the Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) held Nov. 18-21 in the Turkmen capital, Trend reports referring to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) website.
Mongolia, Central Asian nations discuss death penalty abolishment at UN ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations in collaboration with the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) organized a meeting of Mongolia and Central Asian countries to exchange advanced experience on abolishing capital punishment, MONTSAME reports.
Central Asian FMs meet in Tashkent TASHKENT. KAZINFORM - The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan discussed the preparations for the upcoming second Consultative Meeting of the Heads of Central Asian States in Tashkent, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan to join development of EU's regional programmes for Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The efficient participation of Kazakhstan in the implementation of the European development programmes under the EU’s new Strategy for Central Asia could be one of important tools of ensuring sustainable development of the country and the region. This is the keynote of the talks held between Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Mukhtar Tleuberdi and EU’s Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian, who had arrived in Kazakhstan for the 5th Jubilee Summit of the Astana Club.
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.
EU’s WECOOP project to continue support for sustainable development and circular economy in CA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The European Union (EU) renewed the project «European Union – Central Asia Water, Environment and Climate Change Cooperation» (WECOOP) in October 2019. It is the third phase of the project and the new phase is intended to run for three years.