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U.S.-Kazakhstan dialogue on human rights and democratic reforms continues

The United States and Kazakhstan convened the third annual U.S.-Kazakhstan High-Level Dialogue on Human Rights and Democratic Reforms on May 20 in Astana, focusing...

Pro-nuclear leaders push atomic energy to cut CO2 emissions, boost security of supply

A global push to expand nuclear power continued recently as world leaders from more than 30 countries and the European Union met at the...

Kazakhstan leads regional cooperation to save the Aral Sea

In 2024, Kazakhstan will play a prominent role in international affairs, hosting several representative summits and forums, as well as taking the helm of...

Qatar, Kazakhstan to boost economic ties, energy projects

Qatar and Kazakhstan discussed economic cooperation between the two countries, including energy and signed a number of commercial agreements totaling almost USD 18 billion...

Investors Forum brings the Middle Corridor into EU-wide focus

Huge investment numbers were thrown around in Brussels January 29-30 at the Global Gateway Investors Forum for the European Union – Central Asia Transport...

Vatican, Kazakhstan encourage interfaith dialogue

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev visited Italy last week where he signed several agreements and made his first official visit to the Vatican to meet...

Kazakhstan pursues new economic model, balanced foreign policy

Transitioning to a new economic model, Kazakhstan’s strategic goal is to double its GDP by 2029 and the continuation of a constructive and balanced...

COP28 focuses on Central Asia’s sustainable future

At COP28, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Kazakhstan organized a Green Projects Pitching Event to spotlight innovative and sustainable initiatives across Central...

World Health Organization highlights Kazakhstan’s historic role

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) held a major regional conference and celebration in Astana, Kazakhstan October 23-26 on the subject of Primary...

UK eyes energy security, increasing supplies amid stronger ties with Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan can play a special role in energy security in the new global environment, considering Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and transition to a green...

Kazakhstan’s new parliament could usher in green energy, rare earth investments

Kazakhstan held internationally monitored elections for the Mazhilis, the lower chamber of the Kazakh Parliament, on March 19, following major constitutional reforms, which most...

EU-Kazakhstan to discuss transit strategy and Middle Corridor development

The first major discussion in Brussels on Kazakhstan’s transit strategy and the development of the Middle Corridor will take place in Brussels, Belgium on...

Kazakhstan reaffirms strategic partnership with EU, accelerates political reforms

Kazakhstan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Roman Vassilenko talked to NE Global in an exclusive interview about a state-wide referendum on June 5 on the adoption...

National referendum on amending Kazakhstan’s Constitution to take place on June 5

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced on May 5 a state-wide referendum on June 5 on the adoption of amendments to the Constitution.In his televised...

Kazakhstan’s president proposes Constitutional reforms referendum

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed on April 29 holding a referendum in the Central Asian country on the draft amendments to the Constitution and...

Standard & Poor’s reaffirms sovereign credit rating of Kazakhstan

The international rating agency Standard & Poor's confirmed on April 2 the sovereign credit rating of Kazakhstan at BBB-/A-3, with a stable outlook.According to...

Kazakhstan’s Tokayev unveils major political and socio-economic reforms

Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev unveiled on March 16 a large-scale program of political reforms and several socio-economic measures to be implemented soon. The aim...

Kazakhstan to enhance foreign investment

Kazakhstan’s open-door policy to foreign investment remains the Central Asian republic’s strategic priority, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev told the Foreign Investor Council’s Meeting on February...

Basil Coronakis challenged the EU bureaucrats fearlessly

It is rather common these days to label people as “great thinkers” or even “pioneers,” in fact these terms have almost become clichés. My...

Kazakhstan climbs 19 positions, gaining 38 points for the first time in the Corruption Perceptions Index

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan climbed 19 positions, gaining 38 points for the first time in the Corruption Perceptions Index, Olga Shiyan, executive director of...

History of Kazakhstan’s great famine comes to the big screen, garners possible Oscar consideration

The feature film “The Crying Steppe” from Kazakhstan is the country's official entry to become a nominee for Best Feature Foreign Language Film at...

Tokayev proposes to write short history of Kazakhstan for foreign audience

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev proposed to write a short history of Kazakhstan for a foreign audience and translate it into the...

Tokayev signs law abolishing death penalty in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan On ratification of the Second Optional Protocol to the...

Tokayev addresses Kazakhstan’s state of emergency, anti-crisis measures

Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev addressed on March 31 the state of emergency and anti-crisis measures introduced by the government to tackle the global spread...

Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan jointly launch car production

A joint Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan auto assembly line of new Chevrolet brand models was launched at an automobile plant in Kostanay city in northern Kazakhstan, the...

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