Kazakhstan, Kiribati adopt joint statement at UN on Rehabilitation of Territories Affected by Nuclear Tests NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - At the UN General Assembly’s First Committee session on the 30th anniversary of the closing of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Kiribati issued a Joint statement in support of positive obligations under the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakhstan elected to UN Human Rights Council for 2022–2024 NEW YORK. KAZINFORM – At the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, the Republic of Kazakhstan was elected to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) for the term 2022–2024, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Kazakhstan calls on CICA States to support creation of Int’l Agency for Biological Safety NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Asia is now the epicenter of global international relations, Kazakh Deputy Foreign Minister Akan Rakhmetullin said at the sixth meeting of the CICA Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UN forum calls for strengthened cooperation, sustainability at heart of COVID-19 recovery in North and Central Asia ALMATY. KAZINFORM - The sustainable development priorities of the subregion, based on breath-taking and inspiring evidence stories of female rangers from the mountains of Tajikistan protecting snow leopards and overcoming gender stereotypes, preschool teachers and student start-ups embracing digitalization of education, and a single mom turned social entrepreneur helping other women to thrive and others, have struck a chord with participants of the North and Central Asian Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that was held virtually from 5 to 7 October 2021, ESCAP’s press service reports.
Kazakh Health Minister Tsoi delivers speech on sidelines of 76th UNGA meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Health Minister Alexei Tsoi joined the high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly on universal health coverage with the participation of WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Kazinform cites the press service of the Health Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh Defense Minister Murat Bektanov, Indian Ambassador Shubdarshini Tripathi meet NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A meeting between Kazakh Defense Minister Lieutenant General Murat Bektanov and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Kazakhstan Shubdarshini Tripathi and Indian Military Attaché Colonel Milan Nalawade took place in Nur-Sultan, Kazinform reports.
Transform food systems to avert $400 billion annually in loss and waste: UN UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - That half-eaten apple tossed in the trash bin after lunch is contributing to the staggering mountain of food wasted globally, at a time when more than 800 million people still go to bed hungry, UN agencies said on Wednesday, marking the International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction, on 29th September, WAM reports.
UN chief calls for nuclear weapons to be eliminated UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke Sunday on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, declaring that nuclear weapons must be eliminated from the world and a new era of dialogue, trust and peace must begin, Xinhua reports.
President Tokayev highlighted equitable vaccine access at 76th annual session of UN - Dr Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The President of Kazakhstan H.E. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivered a comprehensive speech in the 76th annual session of UN in which he like a prominent applied economist highlighted the importance of rapid global economic recovery for the socio-economic prosperity of the world. He urged to promote close economic and financial integration and dissemination of funds to mitigate serious consequences of loss of decades of development progress, Dr Mehmood Ui Hassan Khan shared his thoughts on President Tokayev’s recent speech at the UN with Kazinform.
Kazakh FM Tileuberdi attended ‘C5 + 1’ ministerial meeting in New York NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Within the framework of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, a «С5 + 1» Ministerial meeting was held with the participation of Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi, the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Foreign Ministers Ruslan Kazakbayev of Kyrgyzstan, Sirojiddin Mukhriddin of Tajikistan, Rashid Meredov of Turkmenistan and Abdulaziz Kamilov of Uzbekistan, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivers speech at General Debates of 76th UNGA session NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev delivered his speech at the General Debates of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly themed «Building resilience through hope – to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainability, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalize the United Nations» via video, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
World on 'catastrophic pathway' to hit 2.7-degree temperature rise WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a dire warning on Friday, saying the world is on a «catastrophic pathway» to surpass negotiated caps on temperature increases meant to mitigate the ravages of climate change.
UNGA president calls for redoubling efforts to implement SDGs UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, on Tuesday called for redoubling efforts to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while expressing the concern that the 2030 deadline might be missed, Xinhua reports.
UN chief calls for deeper int'l cooperation to address global health crisis, reduce poverty UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for deeper international cooperation to address global health crisis, and reduce poverty and inequality, Xinhua reports.
UN chief launches Our Common Agenda featuring enhanced multilateralism UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday launched Our Common Agenda, a landmark new report, setting out his vision for the future of global cooperation and ushering in UN 2.0 era featuring «multilateralism with teeth,» Xinhua reports.
83 heads of state expected to attend 76th session of UN General Assembly UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM President of the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, said on Thursday that 83 heads of state are expected to attend the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76), which opens on Sept. 14.
Kazakh President Tokayev held phone talk with French President Emmanuel Macron NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – During a phone conversation initiated by the French side Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Emmanuel Macron debated the current issues of bilateral relations as well as the Afghan situation, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.