Articles by Zhuldyz Danabayeva

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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

September 1st Marks New Academic Year in Kazakhstan in New Online/Offline Format

NUR-SULTAN – This year, the academic year will start in offline format in 7,500 schools with 3.5 million pupils after nearly a year of online classes in Kazakhstan. This was announced by Minister of Education and Science Askhat Aimagambetov at the Sept.1 school entrance ceremony at one of the regional schools near Nur-Sultan. Colleges and…

Winners of Foreign Media Contest Receive Awards in Kazakh Capital

NUR-SULTAN – The Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the NGO Chief Editors Club have announced on Aug. 26 the names of the winners of the sixth international contest titled “Kazakhstan Through the Eyes of Foreign Media” in the capital.  This year, the contest was dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the independence of Kazakhstan.…

Global Goals Exhibit Opens at Nur-Sultan’s Airport

NUR-SULTAN – The exhibition featuring art installations devoted to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was opened on Aug.18 at the Nursultan Nazarbayev International airport in the Kazakh capital, reported the Institute of Economic Research. The SDGs also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by the United Nations in 2015 as a universal call to…

Kyzylorda Governor Tackles Regional Issues

KYZYLORDA – Gov. Krymbek Kusherbayev faces a unique combination of challenges and environmental problems in his Kyzylorda region. First, Kusherbayev is trying to revive the long-famous fishing industry in the Aral Sea, which was for generations a rich source of fish. Some 20 species were identified by biologists, including sturgeon and catfish. Today, fish caught…

Children with Disabilities: Social Challenge or Opportunity to Unite and Improve?

KYZYLORDA – Around the world, children with disabilities are often locked away in institutions and forgotten. As conditions in these institutions are often poor, many children never make it to adolescence. Those who do are often condemned to a lifetime inside the walls of an institution, simply because they have a disability. Children with disabilities…