Tag: Kazakhstan

#NevadaSemipalatinsk movement activists to release book about Kazakhstan’s initiatives in building nuclear weapon free world

#NevadaSemipalatinsk movement activists to release book about Kazakhstan’s initiatives in building nuclear weapon free world

| August 23, 2019

Vice President of the Nevada-Semipalatinsk movement Sultan Kartoev and teacher at Nazarbayev Intellectual school Askhat Zhumabekov will release in December a book entitled Kazakhstan is an Architect of a Nuclear Weapon-Free World. The release of the book will coincide with the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion at the Soviet Union’s Semipalatinsk Test Site […]

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#Kazakhstan working hard for foreign direct investment

#Kazakhstan working hard for foreign direct investment

| August 22, 2019

Eurasian economic delegates, from left, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Belarusian Prime Minister Siarhiej Rumas, Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin, Kyrgyz Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Tigran Sargsyan, chairman of the Board of the Eurasian … more > The lifeblood of any developing economy is foreign direct investment (FDI). Nations need […]

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#KazakhstanRailways partners with #Alstom to develop digital signalling

#KazakhstanRailways partners with #Alstom to develop digital signalling

| August 16, 2019

The Memorandum of Understanding being signed with Kazakhstan Railways. Credit: Alstom. Kazakhstan Railways (KTZ) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alstom to develop digital technologies for railway signalling. The MoU encompasses the development of digital signalling and interlocking technology, which will be implemented while upgrading the interlocking systems of the largest railway stations […]

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#EBRD projects in Kazakhstan focus on small business, women’s entrepreneurship and investment environment

#EBRD projects in Kazakhstan focus on small business, women’s entrepreneurship and investment environment

| August 16, 2019

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invested more than $9.1 billion through 261 projects in the economy of Kazakhstan as of July. In 2015, the bank also launched the Women in Business programme, which empowered women entrepreneurs nationwide, writes Zhanna Shayakhmetova for Astana Times. Betsy Nelson. Photo credit: ebrd.com. The EBRD will […]

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#Kazakhstan welcomes women back from #IslamicState, warily

#Kazakhstan welcomes women back from #IslamicState, warily

| August 15, 2019

“Everybody has a right to make a mistake,” said Gulpari Farziyeva, 31, who is in a treatment center in Kazakhstan for former members of the Islamic State. Credit Tara Todras-Whitehill for The New York Times The young woman said she thought she was going on vacation in Turkey, but instead found herself in Syria, tricked, […]

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#AstanaProcess has contributed to search for peace in #Syria, says former UN envoy

#AstanaProcess has contributed to search for peace in #Syria, says former UN envoy

| August 2, 2019

Swedish diplomat Staffan de Mistura (pictured) served as UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Syria from July 2014 to November 2018. The Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs publication Diplomatic Herald recently spoke with de Mistura about peacemaking, the Syrian crisis and the Astana Process. That interview, edited for space and style, is reprinted here, writes […]

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EU and UNDP to help Afghan women study in #Kazakhstan and #Uzbekistan

EU and UNDP to help Afghan women study in #Kazakhstan and #Uzbekistan

| August 1, 2019

The European Union (EU) will provide €2 million ($2.2 million) for 50 Afghan women to support economic empowerment through education and training in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan as part of a project to be administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). UN Women will also organize summer schools on entrepreneurship and networking contributing to the […]

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