Kazakh FM attended meeting of Central Asian countries’ foreign ministers TASHKENT. KAZINFORM – Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tleuberdi took part in an informal meeting of the heads of foreign ministries of the Central Asian countries, Kazinform correspondent reports.
EBRD and ACAMS to help curtail banks’ exposure to financial crime in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, or ACAMS, have joined forces to safeguard the banking and trade-finance sectors in eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
KazAID, USAID sign MoU on cooperation in Official Development Assistance ALMATY. KAZINFORM Chair of the Board of the Kazakhstan Agency for International Development (KazAID) Dastan Yeleukenov and Regional Mission Director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Christopher Edwards signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in official development assistance, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
USAID and Central Asian Governments agree to next steps to create a regional electricity market NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) hosted a virtual meeting to discuss the status of the Central Asia regional electricity market (CAREM) Roadmap and next steps to creating an integrated regional market.
Kazakhstan to take part in 2021 European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM – Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belgium Margulan Baimukhan held a meeting with Chief of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reeducation for Europe and Central Asia Mr. Octavian Bivol, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear risk mitigation in CA discussed in Almaty NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On June 1-3, Almaty hosted the 14th Regional Round-Table Meeting for Central Asia within the framework of the European Union Centres of Excellence on Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Risk Mitigation (CBRN CoE).
Active cooperation with Washington to continue in areas of mutual interest for CA countries and US - Aibek Smadiyarov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Aibek Smadiyarov revealed in an interview what issues had been discussed by Mukhtar Tileuberdi, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken during their telephone conversation, Kazinform reports.
Girls in Tech: Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) offices for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are hosting an online event for International Girls in ICT Day in partnership with STEM4ALL and UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS.
III meeting of Central Asian Agriculture Ministers held NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The III meeting of Agriculture Ministers of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan took place online as part of preparations for the UN 2021 Food Systems Summit. It debated introducing innovations in the agro-industrial complex, the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry’s press service reports.
Kazakhstan joins World Logistics Passport as hub for Central Asia DUBAI/ALMATY. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is boosting its position as a trade hub for Europe and Asia by joining the World Logistics Passport (WLP), a major Dubai initiative established to increase trading opportunities between developing markets.
Kazakhstan joins World Logistics Passport as hub for Central Asia DUBAI/ALMATY. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan is boosting its position as a trade hub for Europe and Asia by joining the World Logistics Passport (WLP), a major Dubai initiative established to increase trading opportunities between developing markets, WAM reports.
New CAREC Gender Strategy to promote women’s empowerment MANILA. KAZINFORM Ministers and senior officials from the 11 member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program have endorsed a new strategy to promote women’s empowerment by ensuring regional projects address women’s needs and provide equal access to benefits and opportunities.
EU-UN flagship Spotlight Initiative launched in Central Asia and Afghanistan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – In the framework of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence, the Spotlight Initiative Regional Programme for Central Asia and Afghanistan was officially launched yesterday with participation of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, EU Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen and high-level government representatives from Central Asian countries and Afghanistan.