Kazakhstan signed UN Convention on Mediation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM More than 1,500 delegates from 70 countries attended the signing ceremony of the UN Convention on Mediation, which took place on August 7, 2019 in Singapore. On behalf of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the document was signed by Marat Beketayev, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the press service of the Kazakh Embassy in Singapore informs.
Two-thirds of world population projected to live in urban areas by 2050: UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Urbanization remains a major demographic trend, with nearly two-thirds of people predicted to be living in urban areas by 2050, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan, UN ink Agreement establishing International Center for Rapprochement of Cultures under auspices of UNESCO NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Agreement between the Government of Kazakhstan and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on the establishment of the International Center for the Rapprochement of Cultures under the auspices of UNESCO was signed June 25, 2019, in Paris.
UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk - likened by the agency to an "invisible pandemic"- with the launch of a new online tool for health professionals, Kazinform cites UN News.
Catherine Pollard appointed as UN undersecretary-general for management strategy, policy and compliance UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday appointed Catherine Pollard of Guyana as the next undersecretary-general for management strategy, policy and compliance, China Daily reports.
UN General Assembly chooses non-permanent Security Council members for 2020-2021 UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM Niger, Tunisia, Vietnam, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Estonia were elected non-permanent UN Security Council members for 2020-2021, UN General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa has announced, TASS reports.
Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said this week, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the "enormous" health, social, environmental and economic costs it entails, Kazinform cites UN News.
UN launches new fund to advance sustainable development in Aral Sea region UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged countries to fund a new initiative designed to reduce vulnerability, advance sustainable development and create decent living conditions for millions of people living around the Aral Sea, whose basin encompasses Uzbekistan, and six other countries in Central Asia, The UN News Centre informs.
Kazakhstan committed to UN goals and objectives - Tokayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has met today with Atul Khare, UN Under-Secretary-General and Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Kazakh Defense Minister, UN Under-Secretaries-General had talks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Defense Minister Major General Nurlan Yermekbayev has met with Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, and Atul Khare, UN Under-Secretary-General for Field Support, in Nur-Sultan.
Nur-Sultan to host International Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping Symposium NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The 5th International Partnership for Technology in Peacekeeping Symposium will take place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from 28 May to 31 May 2019, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Defense.
Kazakh Senate Speaker, UN Assistant Secretary- General meet in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Senate Speaker of Kazakhstan Dariga Nazarbayeva has met today with United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the upper chamber of the Kazakh Parliament.