In this newspaper style format we represent results of our diverse work done in partnership with the Government of Kazakhstan and civil society to promote sustainable development in the country and the region.
A few years ago 14-year-old Arman dreaded going to physical-education classes at Public School Number 9 in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana.It wasn’t that Arman disliked sports. It was that the gymnasium in his 63-year-old school was so cold in winter that he and his classmates could see their breath.more
Projects and Initiatives
Strengthening of the Social Protection of Persons with Disabilities and Development of the Special Social Services Provision System
The focus of the project is to mainstream disability issues across public institutions and promote the process of signing and ratification of the International Convention on the Right of Persons with disabilities and its Optional Protocol in Kazakhstan. more
A significant share of transport emissions is associated with ground transportation in the former capital city of Almaty, the largest and most densely populated city in the country with a population of 1.6 million. The objective of the "Sustainable Transport Almaty City" is to reduce the growth of the transport-related greenhouse gas emissions in the City of Almaty, while simultaneously improving urban environmental conditions. more
Kazakhstani steppe ecosystems include unique plant species and communities and many globally endangered steppe fauna species. However, steppes remain the least protected ecosystems in Kazakhstan. The goal of the project “Steppe Conservation and Management ” is to preserve globally significant biodiversity of Kazakh steppes through the establishment of specially protected areas. more
A project “Expert support for implementation of the Concept of a new model of public service of the Republic of Kazakhstan” implemented jointly with the Republic of Kazakhstan Agency of Civil Service Affairs, aims to systematize and institutionalize knowledge and experience in the field of public administration and the civil service. In framework of the project the Regional hub of civil service was established, which will become an international center for the continuous exchange of information between the countries of the region. more
- 15 Oct 2013:New mobile app for people with disabilities in emergency situations
- 18 Sep 2013:Social Good Summit in Kazakhstan
- 11 Jul 2013:The Secretary General's Message on World Population Day
The Regional Launch 2013 HDR
UN Semey Joint Programme
The programme is targeted to improve the quality of life of the population, and advance progress towards MDG achievement in East Kazakhstan oblast, in particular in the districts severely hit by nuclear tests at the former Semey nuclear site.
Consolidated Annual Report on Activities Implemented under the Joint Programme “Raising Competitiveness of the Region through Innovative Approaches to Regional Planning and Social Services” in Kazakhstan presents work results of UN Semey Joint Programme and covers the period from 1 January to 31 December 2012.