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December 13, 2017 in al-Farabi KazNU was held International Round Table “26 years of stable prosperity”, dedicated to the Independence Day of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The students made presentations on this topic. The DPI representative greeted all participants, wishing the country prosperity. At the end of the round table, the Kazakhstan film was screened.

On December 13, 2017, a business forum was held to expand and diversify trade and investment opportunities between Kazakhstan, the US, Afghanistan, Pakistan and the Central Asian states, during which a meeting of the Council Working Groups on the Framework Agreement on Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) was held.

Within the framework of the business forum, the presentation of the General System of Preferences for Developing Countries was presented by the United States. The Business Forum as a platform to promote and strengthen the attractive investment climate and expand trade in goods and services between the participating States was organized by the Foreign Trade Chamber of Kazakhstan, with the participation of the MFA Representative Office in Almaty.

On December 11 at the UN Office in Kazakhstan, Almaty, a round table was held on the theme: “International Mountain Day”. The event was attended by public organizations for the protection of the environment and the Department of Public Information of the United Nations.

Mountains, occupying almost 22 percent of the land surface, play a crucial role in promoting our world to sustainable economic development. They not only provide a source of livelihood and prosperity for almost a billion people living in mountainous areas, but indirectly favorably affect billions of people living at their foothills.

December 6, 2017 at the Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages ​​named after Abylai Khan hosted a student conference UN Model with the participation of such universities as Naxoz and KIMEP. The UN Model is a popular global program that takes place in the brainstorming and student conference mode, as well as the best school that opens up a whole world of ideas, opinions, impressions, providing unique opportunities for self-realization and self-expression, verification and development of intellectual and creative abilities, erudition and creative thinking. 

On December 5, in Almaty, the al-Farabi Kazakh National University hosted a round table on “16 days of active action against violence against women” – an annual international campaign, held under the auspices of the United Nations from November 25 to December 10.

On the occasion of World Television Day on November 30, 2017, within the framework of cooperation between the United Nations in the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi, an international round table was held at the Faculty of Journalism titled “Sustainable Development Goals in Kazakhstan for TV personnel”.
The issues discussed at the international round table:
– The goals of sustainable development in the focus of Kazakhstan TV news;
– Problems of sustainable development behind the telephoto lens;
– Digital TV prospects in Kazakhstan and regions of the country.

November 30, 2017 in the UN Office in Kazakhstan, Almaty, a roundtable timed to coincide with the World Science Day for Peace and Development, on the theme: the development of science in Kazakhstan and its interaction with society.

The objectives of the World Science Day for Peace and Development: To raise public awareness of the role of science in the peaceful and sustainable development of societies; Encourage national and international solidarity for the benefit of the use of scientific achievements by different countries; Renew national and international commitment to the use of science for the benefit of society.

António Guterres announced that he will be travelling to the Central African Republic

18 October 2017 – Speaking to the press at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, Secretary-General António Guterres announced that he will be travelling to the Central African Republic early next week to draw attention to the fragile situation in the country “that is often far from the media spotlight.”