- 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.
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