United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator praises Kazakhstan’s ‘force and speed of transformation’, highlights critical areas of UNDP support to Kazakhstan in the next 5 yearsMay 25, 201625 May 2016, Astana – UN Assistant Secretary-General, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS (RBEC), Cihan Sultanoglu, was a key-note speaker at the conference “UNDP’s 50th anniversary: Exploring New Opportunities to accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals,” held during the Astana Economic Forum.
UNDP Assistant Administrator will participate in press-conference at Astana Economic ForumMay 18, 2016Representatives of the media are kindly invited to attend a press-conference at the Astana Economic Forum with the United Nations (UN) Assistant Secretary-General, UN Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator, and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS (RBEC), Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu. Previously, she served as the Director of Human Resources of UNDP. Ms. Sultanoglu also served as Deputy Regional Director of RBEC, (2007-2010); UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Belarus (2004-2007), and Lithuania (2000-2005).
Tree planting for SDGsMay 11, 20166 MAY 2016, 10 a.m. - Astana- KAZGUU University. A tree planting event has taken place at KAZGUU University to raise awareness about Sustainable Development Goals in Kazakhstan and contribute to greening of Astana. The event was organized jointly with the Earth Foundation "Sustainable Development".
UNDP moves on to pursue indemnity and index insurance to secure Kazakh farmersMay 3, 2016Farmers in Kazakhstan are turned on to use the advantage of a new innovative, indemnity and index insurance scheme which settles the contemporary advanced climate projection technology and satellite data to assist agricultural workers in the face of drought condition.
Statement on ‘Opportunities presented by SDGs for Kazakhstan’ by UN Resident Coordinator in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. Norimasa Shimomura at the Al-Farabi Kazakhstan National UniversityMar 30, 2016
Minister of Agriculture presented a seminar about joint UNDP agriculture projectsMar 29, 2016On 26-27 March the Ministry of Agriculture and UNDP organized a special seminar for media to raise awareness about key aspects and achievements in the agricultural sector. The Minister of Agriculture Mr. A. Mamytbekov took part in the event and made a presentation on results of the reforms undertaken in the last five years.
Almaty joins the Open Streets initiativeMar 21, 2016
Statement on International women’s day by UN Resident Coordinator in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. Norimasa Shimomura and Representative of UN Women in Central Asia Mrs. Elaine ConkievichMar 7, 2016
Kazakhstan's transition to green economy model: Introduction of innovative solutions in water management of KazakhstanFeb 24, 2016ASTANA - Kazakhstan's Green Economy Concept policy, adopted in May 2013, aims to diversify the economy through careful use of natural resources. Effective use of water identified as the key pillar of the national concept has driven the start of the joint project “Supporting Kazakhstan’s transition to a Green Economy model”. The project funded by the European Union and implemented by UNDP and UNECE had been developed in close consultations with the Committee of Water Resources of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The project goal is to contribute to the long-term environmentally sustainable economic development of Kazakhstan, through integration of best “green” practices and technologies in water sector. Duration of the project is 2015 - 2018.
- Сегодня завершился Астанинский экономический форум, в рамках которого Программа развития ООН провела три конференции. Было много интересных идей, предложений, дискуссий и новых встреч. Джихан Султаноглу, Помощник Генерального секретаря Организации Объединенных Наций, Помощник Администратора ПРООН, Директор Регионального Бюро по странам Европы и СНГ приняла участие в конференциях «50-летие ПРООН: Изучая новые возможности для форсирования достижения Целей устойчивого развития», «Зеленая экономика: социальные инновации, экономический рост и экология», «Профессиональный государственный аппарат для успешной реализации институциональных реформ», а также в Пленарном заседании с участием Президента Республики Казахстан Нурсултана Назарбаева. The Astana Economic Forum has ended today, the UN Development Programme has held three conferences. A lot of new ideas have been generated, proposals made and in-depth discussions conducted. Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, UNDP Assistant Administrator, Director of Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS was a key-note speaker in three conferences “UNDP’s 50th anniversary event: Exploring new opportunities to accelerate the SDGs”, “Green Economy providing Social Innovation, Economic Diversification and Environmental Sustainability”, “A Professional Civil Service for the Successful Implementation of Institutional Reforms”, and in the Plenary Session with the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. about an hour ago
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