A meeting of the Coordination Council in the field of social protection of people with disabilities was held at the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Jul 5, 2016
On 30 June, 2016 the Ministry of Health and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan held a regular meeting of the Coordination Council in the field of social protection of people with disabilities.
Kazakhstan shares experience with specialists from Turkmenistan in South-South cooperation
Jul 4, 2016
Within the South-South experience exchange program, Turkmenistan delegation visited Kazakhstan from 17 to 26 July 2016. The study tour was organized for 17 professionals, among them representatives of the Turkmen Parliament, Government and other governmental bodies working in the area of agriculture, as well as the Adaptation Fund experts. The main focus of the tour was to learn the methods and techniques of water and land resources management, including the efficient use of resources in irrigated agriculture and crop rehabilitation in a changing climate.
Russian and Kazakh experts discuss transboundary water cooperation
Jun 24, 2016
Astana 2016- On June 23-24, 2016 Russian and Kazakh experts met in Astana to discuss the first results of assessments of transboundary rivers Ural and Kigac. Final results will be presented at the annual meeting of Russian-Kazakh Intergovernmental Commission on Joint Use and Protection of Transboundary Water Courses in autumn of 2016. If deemed necessary by both countries, it may lead to new arrangements on how to manage and share water resources in two basins.
Promoting Job Rich and Sustainable Growth in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan
Jun 23, 2016
Almaty 23 June 2016 – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), together with the International Labour Organization (ILO), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the Government of Finland, today launched a conference on Employment, Trade, and Sustainable Development in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Solidarity beyond oceans: Kazakhstan donates US$50,000 for Ecuador post-quake recovery efforts
Jun 14, 2016
New York, 9 June, 2016 – The Government of Kazakhstan extended a hand to the earthquake-affected women and men in Ecuador today by donating US$50,000 to the UN Development Programme (UNDP) recovery efforts that place communities at the centre of the reconstruction process.
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Global conference on "Professional civil service for the successful implementation of institutional reforms" was held within the AEF
May 30, 2016
As part of the Astana Economic Forum, on 26 May 2016, was held Global Conference on "Professional Civil Service for the Successful Implementation of Institutional Reforms." The conference was organized by the Ministry of Civil Service Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana and the UN Development Programme.
Kazakhstan’s vision of the future is supported by UNDP and EU
May 26, 2016
25 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, and the Head of the European Union Delegation to Kazakhstan Ambassador Traian Hristea were the key-note speakers at the conference “Green economy providing social innovation, economic diversification and environmental sustainability”, held during the Astana Economic Forum.
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 years
May 25, 2016
25 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 Forum
May 18, 2016
Representatives 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).