Articles by Artur Nigmetov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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…

Fighting Global Unemployment Requires Cooperation

ASTANA – The problem of global unemployment became one of the key topics of discussion at the recent Sixth Astana Economic Forum (AEF). The situation in the global labour market is already deplorable and only worsening. By the end of 2012, according to disappointing forecasts by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) the number of unemployed…