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05.05.2015 | Press Releases

New report from UN Women unveils far-reaching alternative policy agenda to transform economies and make gender equality a reality

(London, 27 April, 2015) A major report from UN Women, released today in seven locations globally, brings together human rights and economic policymaking to call for far-reaching changes to the global policy agenda that will transform economies and make women’s rights, and equality, a reality. It takes an in-depth look at what the economy would look like if it truly worked for women, for the benefit of all.

28.04.2015 | News & Events

Alley of 70 trees: 70th Anniversary of the United Nations and EXPO -2017

The UN Alley planting event has taken take place in Astana today on grounds of the Nazarbayev Intellectual School. The event was organized by the “Coalition for green economy and the development of G-Global”, the National Company Astana EXPO-2017, the United Nations office in Kazakhstan, the Nazarbayev Intellectual School, and the Earth Foundation “Sustainable development”.

The event took place in the framework of support to the upcoming international exhibition “EXPO-2017” held under the motto "Future Energy", and celebration of the United Nations’ 70th anniversary aiming to honour the historic breadth of the Organization’s development, security and human rights work, and ultimately, unite the international community in common cause to enable a strong UN to realize a better world.

08.04.2015 | News & Events

UN expert calls for stronger measures to protect people living in toxic environments in Kazakhstan

UN expert calls for stronger measures to protect people living in toxic environments in Kazakhstan

27.01.2015 | News & Events

Kazakhstan: first official visit by UN expert on freedoms of peaceful assembly and association

GENEVA (16 January 2015) – United Nations Special Rapporteur Maina Kiai will visit Kazakhstan from 19 to 27 January 2015 to assess the enjoyment of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in the country.

23.10.2014 | News & Events

UN Day concert

Join us for UN Day concert, on October 23rd, at 7 p.m. Astana, Tilep Kpbyz Saraiy!

25.07.2014 | News & Events

UN and Kazakhstan launch a new Joint Programme on socio-economic modernization and sustainable development in Kyzylorda region

The United Nations in Kazakhstan together with the Government of Kazakhstan are launching a new Joint Programme to foster a better quality of life for the people of Kyzylorda region. The programme will assist the local akimat in ensuring a healthier population with guaranteed access to several social and economic opportunities. The programme is built around national priorities stated in the Strategy “Kazakhstan-2050”, Programme “Development of the Regions”, and needs of the Kyzylorda region.

09.07.2014 | News & Events

UN and Kazakhstan launch a new Joint Programme on socio-economic modernization and sustainable development in Mangistau region

UN and Kazakhstan launch a new Joint Programme on socio-economic modernization and sustainable development in Mangistau region

27.03.2014 | News & Events

PRESS RELEASE

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

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