Articles by Abira Kuandyk 

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Special Breeding Stallions and Mares Delivered to Turkistan from France 

NUR-SULTAN – Breeding stallions and mares were delivered to Turkistan from France ahead of the official opening ceremony of the Keruen Saray multifunctional complex during the summit of the heads of state of the Turkic Council on March 31, the Turkistan region akimat (region administration) press service reported.  The 33 horses from France and the…

Kazakhstan at 65th UN Commission on Status of Women, Active in Advancing Women’s Rights  

NUR-SULTAN – The UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) commenced on March 15 to address the issues of women’s participation in decision-making in public life and the elimination of violence against women. Kazakhstan is closely involved in this global conference, the largest ever dedicated to women and gender equality, as the issue is…

Kazakh Embassy in U.S. and AIFC Agree to Strengthen Women’s Economic Rights in a Joint Roundtable with U.S. Government and Development Agencies

NUR-SULTAN – On March 5, the Kazakh Embassy in the U.S. and Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) met virtually for a high-level discussion with the U.S. Department of State, USAID and the World Bank’s Gender Group to support women’s economic empowerment and investment into women entrepreneurship on the eve of International Women’s Day on March…

Kazakhstan Marks 29 years of Membership in United Nations

NUR-SULTAN – March 2, 1992 is a significant milestone in the history of Kazakhstan, which marked the recognition of the country’s independence by the world community. 29 years ago Kazakhstan became the 168th member state of the United Nations, the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on March 2.  Established in 1945,…

Kazakh President Praised Cooperation of State and Society to Form National Policies in Fifth National Council of Public Trust Meeting 

NUR-SULTAN – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev chaired the fifth meeting of the National Council of Public Trust that took place virtually on Feb. 25 which focused on five blocks of specific measures and initiatives in political and economic spheres worked out in cooperation with the council.  “With the suggestions of the National Council of Public…