Kazakhstan shared experience with professionals from the African continentAug 4, 2015Nazabayev University has hosted a ceremony closing an international seminar on public health, which took place from 20 to 31 July, 2015, for professionals from the African continent. Centre for Life Sciences of the National Laboratory of Astana (Nazarbayev University) have trained 24 professionals from seven African countries in areas of epidemiology, biomedicine and public health.
New mobile app for people with disabilities in emergency situationsOct 15, 2013UNDP in Kazakhstan is designing a new application for people with hearing disabilities that will connect them with emergency services. Emergency services of Kazakhstan are not equipped to answer special needs of people with deafness. More than 21 000 deaf-mute people in Kazakhstan when facing emergency situations have to use other people’s help – relatives or strangers using notes, which sometimes can cause a critical delay.
Social Good Summit in KazakhstanSep 18, 2013For the 2-nd time Kazakhstan will host Social Good Summit. This year's summit will focus m on discussing innovative solutions and use of social media for development, with more close look on the issues identified during national consultations on Post 2015 and searching solutions for those issues.
Leaflets and Brochures About Preparation to the Potential Emergency Situations Were Spread Among the Population of Southeast and East KazakhstanAug 29, 2013Leaflets and brochures aimed at raising awareness of the high importance of preparedness to the disasters and risk reduction were produced and spread among Southeast and East Kazakhstan population under the framework of the joint project of UNDP/EC/MoES of the Republic of Kazakhstan: «DIPECHO VII: Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction in South-East and East Kazakhstan».
Regional Awareness Raising Workshop on Human Rights Protection Mechanisms in the Republic of KazakhstanAug 28, 2013On 15 August 2013 in Каraganda, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a workshop for state officials and representatives of non-governmental organizations in the framework of the joint project “Improving human rights protection mechanisms and facilitating effective implementation of UPR recommendations in the Republic of Kazakhstan”.
Regional seminars for NGOs on the mechanisms of nongovernmental monitoring of government servicesAug 28, 2013From 2 to 10 September 2013 in four cities of Kazakhstan: Semey (September 2), Almaty (September 4), Kyzylorda (September 6) and Aktau (September 9) within the framework of the joint project of the UNDP and the Ministry of economy and budget planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan the training sessions for non-governmental organizations will be conducted with the participation of international expert.
Green Bridge Conference 2013Aug 26, 2013The Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan in partnership with the United Nations Development Program will host on September 30 – October 1, 2013 the Green Bridge Conference 2013. The Conference will bring together Ministers from Central Asian and other neighboring countries, officials from the EU, non-governmental, international organizations and private companies, key Kazakhstan influencers and International speakers - Green Energy and Green Growth experts.
Kazakhstan is Preparing for Climate ChangeAug 22, 2013On 27th of August 2013 Astana will host a workshop dedicated to inventory of greenhouse gases in various economic sectors, the event organized by the Ministry of Environment Protection and UN Development Programme.
New technologies stabilize crop production challenged by climate changeAug 15, 2013The study tour “Field Days” on 5 -9 August in northern Kazakhstan has shown that cost reduction and increased crop capacity of the fields with spring wheat is possible even in a changing climate. The approaches to adapt domestic crop production to climate change were utilized in three pilot sites in the Akmola, Kostanay and North Kazakhstan Provinces. This trial is being carried out within the “Improving the Climate Resiliency of Kazakhstan Wheat and Central Asian Food Security” Joint Project of the KazAgroInnovation JSC, the United Nations Development Programme and the United States Agency for International Development.