Articles by Assel Kozhakova

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Why business has no gender and what it takes to start one

I do not really like “woman entrepreneurship” approach; I don’t agree with gender separation in business. If you decide to enter this path, you do not have a choice; you just do what you have signed up for. Starting a business is difficult for both men and women and the obstacles they face are similar.…