Articles by Yermek Toktarov

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

President Tokayev: Human Rights Indicators Vital For Legal Policy

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed to develop and implement national indicators for the protection of human rights during the fifth meeting of the National Council of Public Trust that took place virtually on Feb. 25. These will be based on global indicators developed by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. …