UN Security Council renews Syria cross-border aid in contentious vote NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - The Security Councilon Friday evening renewed a UN operation delivering humanitarian aid across the Syrian border to millions of civilians, but some of the body’s members expressed disappointment that the «watered down» measure cut in half the number of crossing points and duration of the authorization.
Master's students from Kazakhstan take part in debate at UN Security Council in NYC ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Last week, Master's students of Al-Farabi Kazakh State University and the Institute of Diplomacy of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan took part in a UN roundtable on the outcomes of Kazakhstan's activities in the UN Security Council, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.
Kazakhstan ends successful UN Security Council membership - InDepthNews ASTANA. KAZINFORM - As Kazakhstan ends its two-year tenure as non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has "appreciated the leadership" the Central Asian country "has brought to the world stage on regional security and development issues, particularly with respect to Afghanistan," InDepthNews reports.
Leading international NGOs evaluated outcomes of Kazakhstan's work in UNSC ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan played an essential role in the UN Security Council in addressing many of the world's most pressing issues, according to representatives of leading international non-governmental organisations in New York, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan informs.
Kazakhstan’s membership in UN Security Council featured on postage stamp ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The cancellation ceremony of the postage stamp titled "The Membership of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the UN Security Council" of "Commemorative and anniversary dates" series took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan. Deputy Foreign Minister Yerzhan Ashikbayev and Managing Director of Kazpost JSC Baurzhan Ainabekov participated in the event, the Kazakh MFA's press service informs.
Kyrgyzstan puts forward its candidacy for non-permanent seat on UNSC for 2027-2028 BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - Kyrgyzstan put forward its candidacy for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council for the period 2027-2028, President Sooronbay Jeenbekov told on Tuesday during his speech at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly in New York, Kabar.kz reports.
Kazakhstan presents UN Security Council its vision on climate change mitigation ASTANA. KAZINFORM - "Climate change is a 'threat multiplier' as it can result in poverty, food insecurity, illegal migration, social instability and bitter conflicts", according to the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, His Excellency Yerzhan Ashikbayev, on 11 July, at the open debate of the United Nations Security Council dedicated to Understanding and Addressing Climate-related Security Risks, Kazinform has learnt from the Kazakh MFA's press service.
New UN Security Council non-permanent members elected ASTANA. KAZINFORM - In a single round of voting on Friday, the United Nations General Assembly elected five new non-permanent Members of the Security Council, who will each serve two-year terms on the body that sets the UN's whole peace and security agenda, Kazinform has learned from UN News.
Congress of Leaders of World Religious presented at UN headquarters ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's delegation led by Vice Minister for Religious Affairs and Civil Society Berik Aryn visited the UN headquarters in NYC where it took part in the UN Security Council Arria Formula Meeting themed Religious leaders for a safe world, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry for Religious Affairs and Civil Society.
Kazakhstan warns of further military de-escalation in Syria NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Kairat Umarov made a statement at today's Security Council meeting convened following reports of air strikes in Syria conducted by the United States, France and the United Kingdom, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan may send troops to join UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon ASTANA. KAZINFORM According to the country's Deputy Defense Minister Talgat Mukhtarov, currently, around 120 Kazakh troops are undergoing training to be deployed as part of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Middle Eastern country, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UN Security Council to meet at Russia’s initiative on Monday UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM The United Nations Security Council will gather for a Russia-initiated meeting on Monday to discuss threats to international peace, Fyodor Strzhizhovsky, a spokesman for the Russian mission to the United Nations, told TASS on Sunday.
UN eyes transition of Haiti role from peacekeeping to development ASTANA. KAZINFORM The United Nations has already started to prepare for a post-peacekeeping presence in Haiti, a senior UN official said Tuesday, stressing there are many reasons to be optimistic that the country's progress towards stability is now irreversible, the Organization's news center reports.