Record number of people will need help worldwide during 2020: Global Humanitarian Overview UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM A record 168 million people worldwide will need help and protection in crises spanning more than 50 countries in 2020, the UN’s emergency relief chief has said, in an appeal for nearly $29 billion in humanitarian aid from donors.
Mongolia, Central Asian nations discuss death penalty abolishment at UN ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations in collaboration with the International Commission against the Death Penalty (ICDP) organized a meeting of Mongolia and Central Asian countries to exchange advanced experience on abolishing capital punishment, MONTSAME reports.
Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan meets with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights GENEVA. KAZINFORM – Last week, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the UN and other international organizations in Geneva, Zhanar Aitzhanova, met with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet in Geneva, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
UNICEF urges gov'ts to repatriate thousands of foreign children stranded in NE Syria UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM The head of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday urged related governments to repatriate thousands of foreign children stranded in northeast Syria following the latest escalation of the conflict in the region, Xinhua reports.
UN Coordinator highly praises Kazakhstan’s contribution to the UN NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today at the briefing on «UN and Kazakhstan: Together towards Sustainable Future» held in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UN Resident Coordinator for Kazakhstan Norimasa Shimomura spoke on Kazakhstan’s contribution to the Organization, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Alikhan Smailov meets US Ambassador William Moser and UN Country Team At a meeting with US Ambassador to Kazakhstan William Moser, First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov discussed the development of economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and the United States, according to primeminister.kz.
UN chief says cities consume two-thirds of the world's energy NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his message on World Cities Day on October 31 said that the cities consume more than two-thirds of the world’s energy, and account for more than 70 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, according to IRNA.
Lives at risk if wireless technology demands are not held in check: UN weather watchdog NEW YORK. KAZINFORM Earth observation services vital to weather forecasts and long-term climate change monitoring, are having to share more and more limited bandwith, with the rollout of new communication devices, including the new 5G phone data service.
Snow leopard, native to Central and South Asia is now at risk of completely disappearing, UN NEW YORK. KAZINFORM One of the most endangered cat species in the world, often referred to by locals who know them as «the ghosts of the mountains», are elusive by nature, but the snow leopard, native to Central and South Asia is now at risk of completely disappearing.