PHOTO-CONTEST: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND KAZAKHSTAN
At the UN Summit (25-27 September 2015), the Member States of the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2016-2030 at its core that aim to end extreme poverty, promote equity and opportunity for all, and protect the planet, in close partnership among the nations. Building on the success of MDGs, SDGs are universal goals accepted by all countries and applicable to all – both rich and poor, taking into account different national realities, capacities and levels of development and respecting national policies and priorities.
Each day war forces thousands of families to flee their homes. People like you, people like me.
“I consider Tajikistan my home- I was born here, I grew up here. I hope that I can be granted citizenship one day and contribute to the development and construction of a modern Tajikistan”.
Conflict and persecution caused global forced displacement to escalate sharply in 2015, reaching the highest level ever recorded and representing immense human suffering, according to a report released today by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan invites professional and nonprofessional photographers in Kazakhstan to participate in this photo contest.
The UN Refugee Agency in cooperation with nine universities in Kyrgyzstan organized a debate competition “Equal Rights Cup”
UNHCR and UNICEF launch this week a joint program to support young refugees to find work opportunities in the Kyrgyz Republic. The program is the first in a series of UNHCR’s activities this year to promote the integration of refugees residing in the country.
UUNHCR and the State Registration Service of the Kyrgyz Republic launched this week six field teams in Issyk-Kul oblast in joint efforts to reduce statelessness in the Kyrgyz Republic.
UNHCR and the State Registration Service of the Kyrgyz Republic held today the Sixth High-Level Steering Meeting on Reduction and Prevention of Statelessness in the Kyrgyz Republic. Government officials, representatives of civil society and experts reviewed progress on the implementation of the National Action Plan on Reduction and Prevention of Statelessness in the Kyrgyz Republic and agreed on the next steps to end statelessness.
UNHCR and the Ministry of Emergency Situations jointly convened today the 4th High level Working Group meeting to update the Contingency Plan for refugees.
His Highness Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini, Aga Khan IV, visited UNHCR headquarters today to meet UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres and discuss past and future cooperation in emergency operations around the world.