Articles by Mark Beer OBE, Matthew Farmer

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Kazakhstan’s Climate Conundrum

The 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also referred to as COP26 has been the mainstay of the news cycle for the past fortnight. Delegates from around the world are gathered in Glasgow to tackle one of the biggest long term issues facing mankind with a view to charting, and hopefully agreeing, the way forward.…