Regional Conference Towards a Common Vision for Agenda 2030 in Central Asia
Oct 28, 2016
The Conference is envisaged to establish a regional dialogue on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with a distinct focus on Green Economy and delivering on the environmental dimension. The event will raise awareness, explore the existing capacities, reinvigorate political will, commitments and encourage the engagement of regional and national stakeholders with respect to Central Asian developmental challenges.
KAZAKHSTAN IS LAUNCHING THE GEOPORTAL TO MONITOR DROUGHT RISKS FROM SPACE FOR CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION STUDIES.
Oct 21, 2016
Several events devoted to adapting and reducing vulnerability of Kazakhstan to climate change will take place on October 24-25.
“On ugliness”: site-specific performance based on Umberto Eco
Oct 17, 2016
Ugliness repels us. A huge industry works to help us rid from the ugliness of our own. However, contemplating one’s ugliness is a fascinating process. There were times when a man went to watch executions and visited the circus - both are today substituted by the cinema. Why do we sometimes want to relate ourselves with the ugly, whilst staying aside in our own beauty and harmony?
- "City of Almaty Sustainable Transport" project’s experts worked out recommendations for the active mobility development in Central Asia Oct 12, 2016
Kazakhstan at the forefront of civil service reform
Sep 8, 2016
Kazakhstan is taking the lead in overhauling its civil service and is at the forefront of initiatives aimed at strengthening the professional civil service and enhancing regional and international cooperation in this area.
National Working Seminar “Accelerating Kazakhstan´s engagement with the Green Climate Fund”
Sep 7, 2016
Astana, September 06, 2016: The New World Order established globally requires businesses to adapt to the effects of climate change. There has been growing pressure on the international business community to introduce new, low-carbon technologies and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Implementation of major investment projects are challenged to consider environmental impact and greenhouse gas emissions, and thus the Paris Agreement on Climate has been created to address the issue.
Capacity building of water management trainers in Kazakhstan
Sep 2, 2016
Almaty 2016 - 15-26 August Kazakh university teachers took part in a training course on political and technical aspects of integrated water resources management (IWRM) at the German-Kazakh University in Almaty. This was the first part of training for academic staff from the largest Kazakh universities within the Joint EU/UNDP/UNECE project “Supporting Kazakhstan’s Transition to a Green Economy Model”. Special text-books were developed for the training and will be used as teaching material at the universities.
Almaty to host «Cycling and walking. My path. Future of my city» international conference
Sep 1, 2016
In a contemporary world both mobility and environmental wellbeing are not only important indicators of the quality of life, but are also undeniable components of a strong urban economy. In their competition for the mobility megalopolises are struggling to attract public attention to non-motorized transport.
Kazakhstan, UNDP and Japan have launched pilot project of Kazakhstan’s ODA aimed at expanding economic independence and rights of women of Afghanistan
Aug 19, 2016
19 August, 2016 Astana – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, the United Nations Development Programme, the Government of Japan and Japan International Cooperation Agency have launched a pilot project of Kazakhstan’s ODA aimed at expanding economic independence and rights of Afghan women and entitled “Promoting Kazakhstan’s ODA Cooperation with Afghanistan”. The project will mark Kazakhstan’s first international cooperation for Afghanistan in the framework of national system of Official Development Assistance (ODA), while it helps Kazakhstan to strengthen its ability to administer its future ODA. The project is financed by the Government of Japan through the UNDP-Japan Partnership Fund.
- Photo contest about Sustainable Development Goals Aug 12, 2016