8 days left till the end of the crowdfunding campaign to open Kunde cafe
Jul 11, 2017
July 11, 2017, Astana - the United Nations Development Program together with Künde, “Bakyt” public association of disabled people and the Medical Center of Mental Health are running a crowdfunding campaign. The aim of the campaign is to open Künde Café – a place where people with special features in mental development – our interns (and from now on – workers) - could find their place in society.
Kazakhstan’s civil servants learn gender responsive budgeting
Jul 10, 2017
July 10, 2017, Astana – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) together with the “Financial Academy” JSC with the support of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has held a one-day seminar on Gender Responsive Budgeting for the representatives of NGOs, civil servants, and the members of Kazakhstan’s Parliament.
Opening ceremony of Capacity Building and Networking Seminar for Civil Servants and NGOs from Afghanistan took place at Nazarbayev University
Jul 10, 2017
July 8, 2017, Astana – The opening ceremony of the Seminar on Capacity-Building and Networking for Civil Servants and the representatives of NGO from Afghanistan has taken place at Nazarbayev University. The Seminar is held in the framework of the joint project “Promoting Kazakhstan’s Official Development Assistance Cooperation with Afghanistan”. This project is conducted jointly by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Embassy of Japan to Kazakhstan, and supported by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
- Contest of grant projects for conducting activities aimed at increasing the awareness of schoolchildren about the benefits and safety of cycling Jun 23, 2017
Time to double efforts to make sure clean energy available for all, says UN at Expo 2017
Jun 13, 2017
Astana, 13 June 2017 – The United Nations today called governments, businesses, and cities to increase their efforts to accelerate the transition towards clean energy as the EXPO 2017 on “Future Energy” kicked off in a spectacular show.
United Nations Commissioner-General visits Arnasay Green Technologies Center
Jun 12, 2017
12 June 2017, Arnasay Village – “Arnasay Green Technologies Centre is a unique hub with an entire cluster of innovations, which form a green platform for all those who wish to learn, share, and disseminate this knowledge,” said the United Nations Commissioner-General to EXPO-2017, Cihan Sultanoglu to the media during her visit to Arnasay.
Kazakhstan can start to recover solar energy investments within 5 years
Jun 10, 2017
June 10, Astana, Kazakhstan- Within a decade, solar energy could become a significant alternative source of energy for remote communities, UNDP said today at the EXPO 2017, pointing out that solar energy could cover 15 percent of the country’s energy needs by 2030.
Kazakhstan holds 56th position in the Human Development Report, grouped as country with high human development
Jun 8, 2017
June 8, 2017, Astana - Global, Regional, and National Human Development Reports for 2016 have been presented at Nazarbayev University, bringing together the representatives of Kazakhstan’s Parliament, key ministries and departments, the academia and civil society. The reports were presented by the experts from the UN Headquarters and from the Istanbul Regional Hub of the United Nations Development Programme. In addition, Ms. Cihan Sultanoglu, the Commissioner-General for EXPO-2017, Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS participated in the presentation.
- Cihan Sultanoglu at presentation of global Human Development Report in Kazakhstan Jun 8, 2017
In Astana, more than 100 countries to focus on zero carbon, energy for all
Jun 7, 2017
Astana, 6 June, 2017 – Governments, international organizations and civil society organizations, but also designers and technology companies from more than 100 countries will showcase their best solutions to boost the world’s access to energy while at the same time fighting climate change.