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27.03.2014 | News & Events

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UN rights expert urges Kazakhstan to step up its fight against all forms of slavery

29.01.2014 | News & Events

Future Development Challenges: What is Your Role?

UN Resident Coordinator delivered a lecture at the Nazarbayev University “Future Development Challenges: What is Your Role?” to students of Graduate School of Public Policy.

29.01.2014 | News & Events

International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust

Statement by UN Resident Coordinator, Mr. Stephen Tull, at the Holocaust Remembrance Day

22.05.2013 | News & Events

Secretary-General's message to the Astana Economic Forum and World Anti-Crisis Conference, May 22-24

Secretary-General's message to the Astana Economic Forum and World Anti-Crisis Conference, May 22-24
[delivered by Mr. Wu Hongbo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs]
Astana, Kazakhstan, 22 May 2013

05.04.2013 | News & Events

1,000 days and counting: UN calls for accelerated action on the Millennium Development Goals

5 April 2013 – The United Nations today called for accelerated action in the next 1,000 days from governments, international organizations and civil society groups to reach the eight anti-poverty targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by their deadline at the end of 2015.

28.02.2013 | News & Events

Statement by the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan, Mr. Stephen Tull, at the Nur Otan Conference on “The New Political Course of the Nation: A United Front of Government and Society in Fighting Corruption” Astana, 28 February 2013

Statement by the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan, Mr. Stephen Tull, at the Nur Otan Conference on “The New Political Course of the Nation: A United Front of Government and Society in Fighting Corruption” Astana, 28 February 2013

17.02.2013 | News & Events

UN Marks 20 Years of Sustained Presence in Kazakhstan

UN Marks 20 Years of Sustained Presence in Kazakhstan: In 1992 on the 47th session of the General Assembly, Kazakhstan became a member of the UN. A year after, the first UN office was opened in Kazakhstan. Various UN agencies started working closely with Kazakhstan, supporting its economic, social and political development.

04.02.2013 | News & Events

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE FOR INTERFAITH HARMONY WEEK: For billions of people around the world, faith is an essential foundation of life. It provides strength in times of difficulty and an important sense of community. The vast majority of people of faith live in harmony with their neighbours, whatever their creed, but each religion also harbours a strident minority prepared to assert fundamentalist doctrines through bigotry and extreme violence.

28.01.2013 | News & Events

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMMEMORATION IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST:
This year’s theme – “Rescue During the Holocaust: the Courage to Care” – pays tribute to those who risked their lives and their families to save Jews and others from almost certain death under Nazi rule.

05.12.2012 | News & Events

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY: As we celebrate the impact of volunteers on our world, let us remember the many places they are needed: in war zones and classrooms, in hospitals and homes – wherever struggling people seek a helping hand.

31.10.2012 | News & Events

UN Day concert

A concert dedicated to the UN Day took place on 29 October 2012 at the Palace of art "Shabyt".

25.10.2012 | News & Events

UN Day in Kazakhstan

A roundtable devoted to the UN Day “United Nations in Kazakhstan and Central Asia: country and regional perspectives” took place in Almaty on 24 of October, 2012 at the First President’s Fund.

01.10.2012 | News & Events

Kazakhstan must build on its gains in the fight against contemporary forms of slavery, says UN expert

Kazakhstan must build on its gains in the fight against contemporary forms of slavery, says UN expert

21.09.2012 | News & Events

International Day of Peace

On the International Day of Peace, the United Nations calls for a complete cessation of hostilities around the world.

19.08.2012 | News & Events

World Humanitarian Day

19 August - World Humanitarian Day. We mark this Day to honor those, who have lost their lives in humanitarian service and those, who continue to bring assistance and relief to millions.

13.08.2012 | News & Events

12 August - INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

12 August 2012: the Secretary-General's message on international youth day

18.07.2012 | News & Events

18 July - Nelson Mandela's birthday

18 July marks 94th birthday of Nelson Mandela. For 67 years Nelson Mandela devoted his life to the service of humanity — as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, an international peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa.

13.07.2012 | News & Events

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay completed her two-day visit to Kazakhstan, 11-12 July

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay completed her two-day visit to Kazakhstan. During her visit the High Commissioner discussed a wide range of issues including the December 2011 events in Zhanaozen, freedom of assembly and, torture, access to justice and a variety of other issues.

03.07.2012 | News & Events

2012 Millennium Development Goals Report

Global partnership key to achieving Millennium Development Goals by 2015 – UN report

15.06.2012 | News & Events

UN Resource Centre opened at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

UN Resource Centre opened at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

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