EU and UNDP launched regional platform on Sustainable Development Goals in Central Asia ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The European Union (EU), and the United Nations Development Programme in Kazakhstan (UNDP Kazakhstan) announced the launch of the new knowledge-sharing platform on sustainable development goals (SDGs) for Central Asian countries, Kazinform cites the website of the UNDP in Kazakhstan.
Republic of Korea, Astana Civil Service Hub and UNDP launch a project on digitalization in public sector in C Asia and the Caucasus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Government of the Republic of Korea and the Astana Civil Service Hub (ACSH) are embarking on a joint project to enhance the capacity of civil servants and practitioners involved in the implementation of innovations in the public administration system and digitalization of the delivering of public services in the countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan) and Caucasus (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia).
Girls in Tech: Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) offices for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are hosting an online event for International Girls in ICT Day in partnership with STEM4ALL and UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS.
UNDP Kazakhstan joins the Global Network of Accelerator Labs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On March 2 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan officially joined a global network of 92 UNDP innovative accelerator labs (AccLab) to test and scale new solutions to address global and local development challenges.
Kazakhstan’s rural dwellers to receive loans for businesses that contribute to conservation of biodiversity NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Second phase of the Eco-Damu Loan Program (the Program) for the period of 2020-2024 was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan, jointly with the Forestry and Wildlife Committee of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan (the Ministry) and the Fund of Financial Support for Agriculture (the Fund).
Kazakhstan and UNDP sign Statement of Intent to cooperate in digitalization NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan signed a Statement of Intent to cooperate in the areas of digitalization, public service delivery and innovation, the official website of UNDP in Kazakhstan reads.
UNDP and National Economy Ministry defined priorities of cooperation under new Country Programme for 2021-2025 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A virtual meeting was held between UNDP Resident Representative in Kazakhstan, Yakup Beris, and the Minister of National Economy of Kazakhstan, Ruslan Dalenov, to assess key outcomes of the closing Country Programme cycle (2016-2020) and to define priority areas of cooperation under the new Country Programme for 2021-2025.
Results of children's drawing competition Kar barysyn birge sahtayyk summed up NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Within the framework of a round table dedicated to the conservation of the snow leopard population in Kazakhstan, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) summed up the results of the children's drawing competition «Kar barysyn birge sahtayyk!» (Let’s save the snow leopard together!)
‘Snow leopards’ teams to encounter in a hockey match in Nur-Sultan marking Int'l Snow Leopard Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A hockey game between two clubs, BARYS from Nur-Sultan, and AK BARS from Kazan, will take place at the Barys Arena on the occasion of the International Snow Leopard Day, celebrated annually on 23 October.
UNDP and MFA discuss priorities of cooperation under new Country Programme 2021-2025 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM UNDP Resident Representative Yakup Beris held a meeting with Kazakh Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yerzhan Ashikbayev to discuss the priority areas of cooperation under the newly adopted Country Programme for 2021-2025, and its operationalization through joint initiatives as part of the longstanding development cooperation between the Government of Kazakhstan and UNDP.
Kazakhstan presents its «maps of hope» at the Nature for Life Hub event NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan presented its results of creating ‘maps of hope’ that identify country’s essential life support areas (ELSAs) as part of a four-day Nature for Life Hub, which runs on September 24 – 29, 2020 and constitute a virtual space where global and local leaders will share stories on the importance of nature for sustainable development.
UNDP supported the first factoring deal in Kazakhstan’s energy services sector NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF), UNDP Kazakhstan supported a factoring deal between the Ecoservice-2030 (Kostanay) energy service company (ESCO), and the First Factoring Company (Almaty).
UNDP delivered autoclave for medical waste disposal to Nur-Sultan hospital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On August 25 the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) officially handed over the equipment for treatment of infectious waste (an autoclave) and containers for safe waste collection to the Nur-Sultan City Centre of Phthisiopulmonology, which had been redesigned to serve patients with COVID-19.
Kazakhstan launches environmental education project NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On the eve of the World Environment Day, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the UN Development Program (UNDP) in Kazakhstan have launched a project on the development of environmental education, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Education and Science.
UNDP and CIP agree to cooperate on EU-funded initiative NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A partnership agreement on the European Union (EU)-funded new initiative «Economic Empowerment of Afghan Women through Education and Training in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan» was signed between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan and the Centre for International Programmes (CIP), UNDP Kazakhstan informs on its website.