All in-person meetings suspended at UN New York headquarters due to COVID-19 infections UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - All in-person meetings at the UN headquarters in New York were suspended on Tuesday after five diplomats of a country's UN mission tested positive for COVID-19, a UN spokesman said, Xinhua reports.
KazNU hosts Mind for Peace global conference on the eve of the UN Day ALMATY. KAZINFORM - On the eve of the United Nations Day, Al-Farabi KazNU held a global conference dedicated to the 1150th anniversary of Al-Farabi, the 75th anniversary of the UN, the 15th anniversary of the UN Alliance of Civilizations and the 10th anniversary of the UN Academic Impact program, Kazinform has learnt from the university’s press service.
The United Nations, 75 years young: Engaging youth social entrepreneurs to accelerate the SDGs NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, reflects on the huge milestones – the 75th anniversary of the United Nations – and how the young generation can help accelerate the SDGs, Kazinform reports.
President Tokayev: UN remains a beacon of hope standing by the millions of people NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a congratulatory telegram to Secretary-General of the UN António Guterres on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
COVID-19 demonstrates urgent need to meet unfulfilled promise of World Conference on Women UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - The UN General Assembly's (UNGA) high-level meeting to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the landmark Fourth World Conference on Women, on Thursday reached consensus that the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated an urgent need for strong push to meet the unfulfilled promise of the 1995 Beijing Conference, Xinhua reports.
UNWTO launches Tourism Recovery Tracker MADRID. KAZINFFORM As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO, has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism. This represents the latest concrete action undertaken by the United Nations specialised agency as it leads the response of global tourism and guides recovery.
World leaders call for collective efforts to tackle climate change UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - World leaders have called for collective efforts to tackle the urgent global challenges posed by climate change as the world is at a critical moment in the pursuit of green and sustainable development, Xinhua reports.
FMs of LLDC countries meet on the sidelines of 75th UN GA NUR-SULTAN-NEW YORK. KAZINFORM – An annual ministerial session of the Group of Landlocked Developing Countries (LLDC) chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi was held in a virtual format, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.