Articles by William H. Moser

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

Ambassador Moser: Ending Human Trafficking will Require Extraordinary International Cooperation

Last month, the Kazakh government adopted a new Human Rights Action Plan, at the direction of President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. The action plan includes as a key priority ensuring the rights of victims of trafficking in persons. The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan welcomes the inclusion of combatting trafficking in persons into the Human Rights Action Plan…

We Are at a Crossroads

World Environment Day, celebrated globally on June 5, is an opportunity for us to pause and reflect on the health of our planet. The race between the demands of a growing population and a changing climate has led us to a stark choice: we either transform our relationship with nature or face a catastrophic future.…