CIS announces series of events to celebrate 30th anniversary MINSK. KAZINFORM CIS Weeks will be arranged in the participating countries in 2021 to mark the 30th anniversary of the integration association. This is stipulated by the concept on Belarus' presidency in the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2021, the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BelTA.
CIS IPA observers to monitor parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan MINSK. KAZINFORM – A group of international observers from the CIS Interparliamentary Assembly (CIS IPA) and representatives of the Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan discussed preparations for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Kazakhstan by videoconference on 23 December. The elections to the Mazhilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan are scheduled for 10 January 2021, BelTA learned from the CIS IPA.
Kazakhstan and Russia to start joint production of vaccines next week NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attended the meeting of the Council of CIS Heads of State. Addressing those attending the Head of State noted that today’s meeting was held amid serious problems in the world economics and politics and unprecedented coronavirus pandemic.
Experts discuss consumer rights protection in EAEU, CIS MINSK. KAZINFORM The 18th meeting of the CIS Advisory Council on Consumer Rights Protection was held at the Russian Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Well-Being (Rospotrebnadzor) on 17 December, BelTA learned from the Economic Cooperation Department at the CIS Executive Committee.
CIS to enhance cooperation in emergency prevention and response MINSK. KAZINFORM - Experts from CIS countries have reviewed the draft agreement on cooperation in preventing and responding to public health emergency situations of sanitary and epidemiological nature and the provisions on the CIS basic organization for monitoring, rapid alert and joint response to public health emergency situations of sanitary and epidemiological nature, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Belarus, Kazakhstan to step up cooperation in ICT, mechanical engineering, biotechnology MINSK. KAZINFORM – Digital information and communication technology, mechanical engineering, machine tool building, healthcare, biotechnology, power industry, and agriculture will be priority areas of cooperation between Belarus and Kazakhstan in 2021-2022. This matter was discussed at the 7th session of the Belarus-Kazakhstan commission on cooperation in science and technology, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Committee on Science and Technology of Belarus.
Issekeshev partakes in 8th meeting of CIS Security Council Secretaries NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Aide to the Kazakh President – Secretary of the Security Council Asset Issekeshev took part in the 8th meeting of the Secretaries of the Security Councils of the Member-States of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) taken place on November 18 vie videoconference, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Kazakhstan’s Talgat Temenov awarded Stars of Commonwealth Interstate Prize NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s well-known theatre director, soviet and Kazakh actor, art director at the Kuanyshbayev State Academic Music and Drama Theatre Talgat Temenov became the laureate of the Stars of Commonwealth Interstate Prize 2019.
CIS Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification strategy approved MINSK. KAZINFORM – The adoption of the development strategy for the Interstate Council for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of the Commonwealth of Independence States (CIS) through 2030 was one of more than 20 issues included in the agenda of the 57th meeting of the council. The meeting was held in the format of a video conference, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Committee for Standardization of Belarus.
CIS Interstate Environmental Council expected to convene in Minsk in August MINSK. KAZINFORM Minsk is expected to host the 6th meeting of the CIS Interstate Environmental Council in August 2020, BelTA learned from the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of Belarus.