30 years since independence: milestones to remember 15 December 2021 10:44 Tomorrow, December 16, is an important day for Kazakhstan that celebrates 30 years since it gained independence in 1991. December 16 is the date that put the country on its path towards prosperity and growth from the systemic crisis that it ended up in when the Soviet Union collapsed. Strategy2050.kz offers to go through five important milestones over this period.
No sugarcoating: concerns over sugary drink taxes are overblown 03 December 2021 11:02 A cool, refreshing soda drink on a hot summer’s day. Bright bottles at the birthday party. A shot of energy in the middle of a long shift. Most people have enjoyed this type of tasty treat at one point in their life.
Nearly half a million lives saved by COVID-19 vaccination in less than a year 02 December 2021 16:49 A new study by the WHO Regional Office for Europe and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) published in Eurosurveillance estimates that 470,000 lives have been saved among those aged 60 years and over since the start of COVID-19 vaccination rollout in 33 countries across the WHO European Region, reports Strategy2050.kz citing the official website.
Swiss investments in Kazakhstan reach $28.2 billion over 15 years 02 December 2021 16:37 Over the past 15 years, investments from Switzerland have reached US$28.2 billion, said Kassym-Jomart Tokayev during the Kazakh-Swiss investment roundtable as part of his official visit to Geneva, reports Strategy2050.kz.
First President Day: important decisions on the world stage 30 November 2021 15:15 On December 1, Kazakhstan celebrates the Day of the First President to honor the contribution of First President Nursultan Nazarbayev in the country’s making and development. Strategy2050.kz offers you to look through these years and the major decisions made by Nazarbayev that turned Kazakhstan into what it is today.
What does Kazakhstan do to promote its non-resource exports? 26 November 2021 12:37 The promotion of non-resource exports has been a priority of the government of Kazakhstan that seeks to double the figure to $41 billion by 2025. QazTrade Center for Trade Policy Development created under the Ministry of Trade and Integration is working to support the country s efforts in this area. I am joined by Aibek Sagynayev, Director of Project Development Department at QazTrade to discuss what are some of the measures that local exporters can receive and what are the plans going forward.
International organizations in Kazakhstan join global campaign against gender-based violence 25 November 2021 16:12 International organizations in Kazakhstan join 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign that coincides with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women marked annually on November 25, reports Strategy2050.kz.
National Bank explains declining value of tenge 24 November 2021 16:46 Since the beginning of the month, tenge has been declining in value. Deputy Chair of the National Bank Aliya Moldabekova explained the reasons behind the weakening of tenge and the main events in the foreign and domestic markets, reports Strategy2050.kz referring to the official website of the National Bank.
WHO European Region could hit over 2 million COVID-19 deaths by March 2022, says WHO 24 November 2021 10:06 The number of deaths in the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region that also includes Kazakhstan could reach up to 2 million by March next year, reports Strategy2050.kz citing the latest press release published on the WHO website.
Kazakhstan, Spain seek greater cooperation 23 November 2021 17:28 In the first episode of the Talk to Ambassador project, I am joined by Jorge Urbiola, Ambassador of Spain to Kazakhstan to discuss the current state and prospects of bilateral ties between Kazakhstan and Spain. Kazakhstan and Spain are keen to boost cooperation across many areas as the next year will mark the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations since February 2022, just a few months after Kazakhstan s independence. With multiple high-level visits over these years and despite the pandemic, the two countries see big prospects coming ahead.