Paris Climate Agreement Moves Closer to Entry into Force in 2016 as 60 Countries...

The Paris Agreement on climate change moved closer towards entering into force in 2016 as 31 more countries joined the agreement today at a special event hosted by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Several large emitting countries, which had not yet completed their domestic approval processes in time for the …

OSCE Office trains young diplomats on the water governance and climate change

An annual training seminar on the water governance and interrelated climate change implications issues for the young governmental specialists is organized by the Office in close partnership with the Foreign Affairs Ministries of Kazakhstan and Germany, the German-Kazakh University with the support of the United Nations Environmental Programme, the United …

UNIDO Holds Regional Event in Moscow on Mitigation of Global Environmental Issues

MOSCOW – Over 60 national and international experts from ministries, academia, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the private sector and international organizations attended a two-day workshop last Friday and Saturday organized by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) on mitigating global environmental problems. The workshop, which concluded today, was the final …

OSCE Promotes Green Technologies Transfer in Kazakhstan

ASTANA, 14 September 2016 – Promoting the Green Bridge Partnership Initiative (GBPI) with a focus on exchange of green technologies and improved co-operation is the topic of a two-day OSCE-supported international conference that started today in Astana. The conference brought together some 150 representatives from state institutions, non-governmental and international …

Iran to build three power plants in Kazakhstan

Iran, Kazakhstan sign deal to construct 3 power plants – 2 wind plants and 1 thermal plant in Kazakhstan’s Caspian Sea Coast. Tehran and Astana have signed a contract worth $600 million to build three power plants in Kazakhstan, Iran’s Mehr news agency reported Monday. “The project will be carried …