Author Archives: United Nations Information Office

Eurasian Media Forum

The Eurasian Media Forum was held in Almaty on 22-24 May. The general theme of the Forum is “15 years of evolution”. Dariga NAZARBAYEVA – Chairman of the EAMF Organizational Committee opened the forum. Speakers were: ELAINE M. CONKIEVICH – UN-Women Representative to Kazakhstan. KSENIA SOBCHAK Politician, TV anchor, journalist, public figure, YUSUF OMAR – #Hashtag Our Stories Founder and many others.

Training on SDGs and Leadership

On May 21, at the Suleyman Demirel University, the United Nations Department of Public Information in the Republic of Kazakhstan spoke about the Sustainable development goals. Also, the volunteer of the Y-PEER youth network, Anna conducted training on leadership and stories about the opportunity to become part of a large and friendly family of Y-PEER.

The role of the youth of the Republic of Kazakhstan in achieving a sustainable inclusive society

Today, May 18 at the Eurasian Law Academy. named by D.A. Kunaev was held forum “The role of the youth of the Republic of Kazakhstan in achieving a sustainable inclusive society”.

The purpose of the forum: To identify socially active, talented youth, increase the professional and creative competencies of youth in Almaty.

Speakers: Alen Kuspanov – Consultant of the United Nations Department of Public Information in Kazakhstan, Arina Plokhikh – Program Specialist of the UNESCO Cluster Office in Almaty for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Representative of the International Youth Organization AIESEC and Representative of Nomad life.

Astana Economic Forum

Today Astana hosted Astana Economic Forum – is an annual Eurasian business event.

Over the past decade, more than 50,000 delegates from 150 counties attended our events, including 20 Nobel Prize winners and more than 30 prominent politicians.

Over 300 memoranda and agreements totalling US20 billion were signed during the congress.

A wide variety of scientists, economists, journalists, politicians, world-renowned think tanks and business leaders have spoken at the Forum over the years.

Almaty Youth and Women 2018

May 15, Almaty Youth Service College hosted the “Almaty Youth and Women 2018” – the first business forum that brought together young entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan, as part of the program “Development of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship for 2017-2021 years.”

The main goal of “Almaty Youth and Women 2018” is to bring together young entrepreneurs who are striving for constant growth and success, including graduates of children’s homes in Kazakhstan, rural youth, and young people with disabilities.

How to be successful and manage everything? How to develop your business? How to inspire yourself and motivate others to succeed? How to sell and not be afraid? How to become self-employed? The program of the forum and presentations of the best speakers in Kazakhstan answered these and other questions.

Promoting stability and peace in Central Asia through media literacy, effective coverage and regional cooperation

On May 14, 2018, was held the official opening of the project “Promoting stability and peace in Central Asia through media literacy, effective coverage and regional cooperation”, funded by the European Union and implemented by Internews in Almaty.

Within the framework of this project, it is planned to hold a Training for Trainers, which in the future will promote media literacy.

World Press Freedom Day

On May 4, 2018, as part of the World Press Freedom Day, an open lecture was given at the Faculty of Journalism of the International University of Information Technologies (MUIT) in Almaty with the presentation of the Global Report “World Trends in Freedom of Expression and Media Development” 2017/2018.

The students were able to learn through the game about the sustainable development goals.

7th International Model UN – New Silk Way Conference

April 27-29, 2018

al-Farabi Kazakh National University
Almaty, Kazakhstan

United Nations General Assembly – “Refugee and migration crisis as a
problem of global security”

United Nations Security Council – “Building regional security in
Afghanistan and the Middle East”

United Nations Economic and Social Council – “Sustainable infrastructure
development as a means for fostering economic growth and employment,
reducing poverty and inequality in Global South”

World Health Organization – “Reproductive health of women in least
developed and developing countries”

UNICEF (Language of the Committee: Russian) – “Global problems and trends in the provision of humanitarian assistance to children”