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.
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.
Atlas of solar resources presented in Kazakhstan
May 19, 2017
Astana, 19 May 2017г. – In the run-up to the EXPO 2017 – Future Energy International the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (RK) and the United Nations Development Programme in Kazakhstan have launched today the interactive electronic Solar Resources Atlas – atlassolar.kz
BIOFIN countries come together for Eurasia/Pacific Workshop in Kazakhstan
Apr 25, 2017
25-27 April, 2017, Almaty, Kazakhstan - Representatives of governments, the United Nations, and technical experts from 13 countries across the Eurasia-Pacific region gathered this week to share knowledge and discuss new financial solutions to protect and better manage biodiversity.
UNDP Executive Board welcomes appointment of Achim Steiner as new Administrator
Apr 20, 2017
New York – The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.
- The Ministerial Conference “Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Energy” and the Eighth International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development will be held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, on 11-14 June 2017. Mar 27, 2017
HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT 2016 - Regional Press Release for Europe and Central Asia
Mar 23, 2017
Safety nets vital to counter rise of exclusion in Europe and Central Asia
- Contest for grant projects on holding events, directed on promoting safe walking and cycling in Almaty. Mar 1, 2017
EXPO in Astana to generate momentum on energy and climate, says UN official
Feb 9, 2017
9 February, 2017 Astana – “I am confident that the exhibition will be a fantastic opportunity for Kazakhstan to generate momentum around sustainable energy, which is so crucial for accomplishing the Sustainable Development Goals. I am sure that the EXPO will be a resounding success, and will attract a lot of positive attention from the region and the world,” said Cihan Sultanoglu.
Government of Kazakhstan and the United Nations Development Programme identified opportunities for nationalizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS)
Nov 28, 2016
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organized a series of policy discussions to promote the SDGs in Kazakhstan with key Government agencies and ministries, academia and civil society. The policy discussions were underpinned by the initial research undertaken by the UNDP mission to determine linkages of the SDG targets with existing Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy and medium- and short- term sectoral and regional policies and plans. The mission utilized the UN Development Group’s approach to facilitate the implementation of the SDGs, MAPS- Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support and conducted a Rapid Integrated Assessment (RIA).