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.
UNDP, Kazakh Agriculture Ministry set to deepen coop NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP in Kazakhstan Vitalie Vremis met with Agriculture Minister of Kazakhstan Saparkhan Omarov and discussed the long-term successful mutual cooperation between the two entities. Over 30 major projects were implemented to which over 50m dollars were attracted in the field of preserving biodiversity, natural resources management and sustainable agriculture, UNDP Kazakhstan informs in a press release.
UNDP Director for Europe, CIS to visit Uzbekistan for first time BAKU. KAZINFORM Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Assistant Administrator of UNDP and Director of the UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS Mirjana Spolyarich Egger will visit Uzbekistan on May 13-14 for the first time, Trend reports with reference to UNDP's website.
UNDP Kazakhstan launches a Telegram GenderBot NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In celebration of the International Girls in ICT Day Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme in Kazakhstan Yakup Beris together with the team of developers - school students Amira Mahmedjan and Amina Umirzhanova launched a Telegram "GenderBot" aimed at raising awareness about gender equality, as well as the rights and opportunities of girls and women.
National festival on snow leopard underway in Kazakhstan ALMATY. KAZINFORM A national festival is being held from 23 September till 23 October in Kazakhstan called "Support the snow leopard!" The festival's goal is to raise public awareness on the need to preserve the population of the snow leopard.
Astana hosts Social Good Summit ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Social Good Summit is a global event that is held annually by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It brings together global leaders, entrepreneurs and social activists to promote UN Sustainable Development Goals, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Aral Sea problem discussed in Ashgabat ASHGABAT. KAZINFORM The Executive Committee of the international Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS) with the assistance of the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) organized a meeting in Ashgabat on the development of cooperation with international partners, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reported.
UNDP and EU delegation visits early flood warning system and local agro-industrial complex in Aktobe AKTOBE. KAZINFORM UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Kazakhstan Mr. Norimasa Shimomura and the Head of Cooperation Unit of the Delegation of the European Union (EUD) to Kazakhstan Mr. Johannes Stenbaek visited the Aktobe region on May 4- May 5.
Kazakhstan completes its ODA project in Afghanistan ASTANA. KAZINFORM The completion of Kazakhstan's official development assistance (ODA) project to the Afghan government was announced today at a ceremony which was held at the Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazinform has learned from the press service of the Ministry.