Kazakhstan supports W-GDP Initiative NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On January 8 chairwoman of the National Commission for Women’s Affairs, Family and Demographic Policy under the President of Kazakhstan Lazzat Ramazanova met with Kelley E. Currie, Ambassador at Large for Global Women's Issues at the U.S. Department of State, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan to submit report in Geneva on protection of children's rights NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - In Geneva Kazakhstan will present a report on the protection of children's rights, this was announced by the acting Chairman of the Committee for the Protection of Children's Rights under the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan Dulat Zhekebayev during an online briefing, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan attends sessions of UN Human Rights Council and Conference on Disarmament GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The Kazakh delegation, led by Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi, participated in sessions of the high-level segment of the UN Human Rights Council and the Conference on Disarmament, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry.
Kazakhstan improves national system of children’s rights protection NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In the years of independence, Kazakhstan has formed the national model of protection of the rights of the child. First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Shakhrat Nuryshev said it at the roundtable meeting dedicated to the International Human Rights Day, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh nation has always adhered to people’s democracy principles – Sec of State NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh nation has always adhered to the principles of people’s democracy. Secretary of State Krymbek Kusherbayev said it taking the floor at a roundtable meeting held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today. The meeting was dedicated to the International Human Rights Day.
Over 5700 hate crimes reported in 2018, OSCE report WARSAW. KAZINFORM – Marking the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November with the publication of its annual hate crime dataset, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) urges countries to implement hate crime legislation that has existed on their law books for many years.
State program supporting ethnic Kazakhs living abroad to be developed NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A state program to support ethnic Kazakhs living outside Kazakhstan is being developed in the country, said Magauiya Sarbasov, Vice President of the Otandastar Foundation, during the round table «Protecting Human Rights and Ethnic Minorities» held in Nur-Sultan.
Kazakhstan partakes in 63rd session of UN Commission on Status of Women ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan's delegation led by Executive Secretary of the Kazakh Ministry of Labor and Social Protection Aida Kurmangaliyeva participated in the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, which is held in New York City from 11th to 22nd March, Kazinform has learned from the ministry's press office.
Kazakh Ombudsman partakes in GANHRI Annual Meeting ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions took place in Geneva from 4th through 7th March 2019. The forum brings together all the regional associations of ombudsmen, in particular, the African, European, American, and Asia-Pacific ones. GANHRI annual meetings cover discussion of topical issues of the promotion and protection of human rights.
MPs agree with President’s proposals retaining citizens’ property rights guarantees ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Deputies of the Majilis agreed with the Head of State's proposals with respect to enhancing the protection of the property rights of citizens in a bill submitted on 28th December to the Head of State for his signature, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Exclusive: Kazinform reportage from China’s Xinjiang URUMQI-KASHGAR-HOTAN. KAZINFORM - China, for the first time, allowed representatives of the world's major media to get familiar with the exemplary vocational centers ("political re-education camps") of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). From 3rd to 5th January 5, Kazinform correspondent in China took part in a press tour as part of a group of journalists of Reuters, SPUTNIK, Associated Press of Pakistan, and Indonesia's Antara. The site visit route and plan were determined exclusively by the Chinese side.