Abai’s bust unveiled at United Nations Office at Geneva GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The grand opening of the bust of Abai, celebrating the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh scholar and poet, and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, took place in the historic building of the UN in Geneva. The opening ceremony of the bust of Abai was attended by representatives of a number of UN member states, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakh Health Ministry and UNFPA launch website to provide reproductive health information NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Kazakhstan have launched a package of communications products providing age-appropriate sexual and reproductive health information to adolescents, young adults and their parents.
Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan presents credentials to UNIDO Director General NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Permanent Representative of Kazakhstan in Vienna, Kairat Umarov, presented his credentials to the Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Li Yong.
EU-UN flagship Spotlight Initiative launched in Central Asia and Afghanistan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – In the framework of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence, the Spotlight Initiative Regional Programme for Central Asia and Afghanistan was officially launched yesterday with participation of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, EU Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen and high-level government representatives from Central Asian countries and Afghanistan.
KazNU takes part in ‘The State of the Planet’ World Leadership Forum ALMATY. KAZINFORM - At the World Leadership Forum, organized by Columbia University (USA), a speech by the Secretary-General of the UN Antonio Guterres on «The State of the Planet» took place. Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, which leads a Global hub of the UN «Academic impact» program on sustainability, was invited as a partner to participate at the online high-level meeting, Kazinform has learnt from the university’s press service.
Kazakhstan’s Permanent Representative to UN presents credentials to António Guterres NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Magzhan Ilyassov presented his credentials to UN Secretary General António Guterres at the UN headquarters in New York, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Global security environment enters phase of heightened volatility: UN chief UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - The global security environment has entered a phase of heightened and extended volatility, with increased threats of civil unrest and a steady rise in instability across the globe, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a report released on Friday, Xinhua reports.
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.