Land degradation undermines well-being of 3.2 bln people, warns UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday warned that land degradation from climate change and the expansion of agriculture, cities and infrastructure «undermines the well-being of 3.2 billion people.»
London platform discusses Kazakhstan’s military reforms and contribution to peacekeeping LONDON. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan’s military reforms and peacekeeping efforts were the main topic of discussion at a webinar hosted by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK and the British-Kazakh Society to mark the 30th anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the official website of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Kazakhstan elected to Economic and Social Council for 2022-2024 NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - At the 73rd plenary session of the UN General Assembly, Kazakhstan has been elected to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the term of 2022-2024. Kazakhstan’s membership to the Council was supported by 180 UN Member States, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakhstan President holds talks with UN Secretary-General NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a virtual meeting with UN Secretary-General António Guterres to discuss priority areas of cooperation between Kazakhstan and the United Nations. They focused on the joint efforts to counteract the pandemic, tackle climate change, and ensure regional security and stability, Kazinfor cites the Akorda press service.
Kazakh Senate Vice Speaker, High Commissioner for Human Rights for Central Asia Richard Komenda meet NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Deputy Senate Chairman Askar Shakirov and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights for Central Asia Richard Komenda held a meeting to discuss prospects for cooperation, Kazinform cites the press service of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament.
Kazakh Deputy FM met with heads of UN country agencies in Almaty ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Deputy Kazakh Foreign Minister Akan Rakhmetullin visited the international organizations building and met with Michaela Friberg-Storey, UN Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan as well as the heads of UN regional and country agencies accredited in Kazakhstan as part of his visit to Almaty city on May 31, Kazinform cites the website of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
UN chief Guterres encourages staff to get vaccinated with Russia’s Sputnik V against COVID UN. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres encourages the staff of the global organization to get anti-COVID-19 jabs using Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine if it is allowed by medical authorities in the countries of their work, TASS reports.
UN remembers the dead of WWII UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - The Second World War had a profound impact on the international community, and established the conditions for the creation of the United Nations. This weekend marks the official remembrance of the tens of millions of civilians and soldiers who died during the conflict, UN News reported on Saturday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan chairs 77th session of UN ESCAP NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Annual seventy-seventh session of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) began its work at the United Nations Office in Bangkok (Kingdom of Thailand) in a hybrid format, Kazinform cites the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
UN chief calls for specific commitments, real action to fight climate change UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for specific commitments and real action to fight climate change after speaking out about the severity of the climatic disruptions that have raged the planet, Xinhua reports.
Dubai Holding, UN World Food Programme partner to feed children across region DUBAI. KAZINFORM Dubai Holding has announced its strategic partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (UNWFP), aimed at supporting child nutrition in countries across the region including Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Yemen.
UN calls for efforts to create better future for young people UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday called on international community to make tangible improvements in the face of injustice and poor governance to create a better future for young people across the world, Xinhua reports.