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NGOs in Central Asia Bring Glimmer of Hope to Victims of Gender-Based Violence

Today, about 10 million non-governmental and non-profit organizations operate around the globe. Their mission – solving complex problems. Their activities are focused on protecting the interests of…  


Kazakhstan Women – Champions of a Prosperous and Sustainable World

Women and girls represent half of the world’s population and, therefore, also half of its potential. For this reason the achievement of gender equality, besides being a fundamental human right, is…  


«Green» school with care for the health of children and the environment

Currently, Kazakhstan is actively working towards achieving the goal of carbon neutrality by 2060, announced by the Head of State in December 2020. The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in…  


The National Preventive Mechanism against Torture and Ill Treatment: Stepping up to the plate of protecting those in closed institutions

The problem of torture, ill treatment, and other violations of citizens’rights in closed institutions traditionally remains one of the key issues of concern to both human rights defenders and law…  


UNDP engaged in the battle against HIV infections in Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan, over 28,000 people live with HIV. More than 90 percent are of working age with their ages varying between 15 and 49 years. Ensuring quality treatment for people living with HIV is a…  


The climate change impact on water resources in Kazakhstan

Water in all its forms is the primary environment through which climate impacts on humans and nature, livelihood and well-being of society. The state of water resources directly responds to changes in…  


On the trail of the snow leopard in Kazakhstan

Many peoples considered the snow leopard a mythical animal. It was a symbol of prosperity and well-being. Scientists emphasize another important role of the snow leopard in nature. Irbis, as it is…  


Pilot community policing model -- from soldiers fighting crime to friends of the community

Community policing is transforming the police force in Kazakhstan. In 2018, in his annual address to the nation, the President announced that the national police force would become a community service…  


Protection of migratory birds and their habitats for people and the planet

Миграция птиц – это уникальное природное явление. Примерно 2000 из 11 000 видов птиц в мире мигрируют, преодолевая сотни и тысячи километров, чтобы найти лучшие условия и места обитания.  


IPCC ALARM REPORT: Global Climate Trends and Forecasts for Kazakhstan

The Working Group I report is the first installment of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), which will be completed in 2022. “This report reflects extraordinary efforts under exceptional…  

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