Let me join previous speakers in thanking Germany for hosting this important event, as well as for its effective stewardship of our Organisation
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am delighted to welcome you to Astana as our country begins to mark its first 25 years of Independence
On December 16, Kazakhstan will mark 25 years of independence. This is a momentous occasion which will be marked by celebrations across the country
Since I had the honor and pleasure of hosting my colleague and friend, Mr. Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi foreign minister, in Astana last spring, the horror meted out by Daesh in...Read more
If you read a major newspaper anywhere around the world, you will know how there are almost daily stories about international concerns over countries that are attempting to develop the...Read more
It may seem strange that the closing of a nuclear test site 25 years ago should play such a prominent role in defining a country’s history and global purpose. But...Read more
A collective international effort is the best response to terrorist outrages like Aktobe
(Vienna, June 13, 2016)
Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, Dr. Lassina Zerbo,
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Ministers and Ambassadors,
Land reforms have real significance for the country’s economic future
Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly session last September, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev put forward a number of major international initiatives, including adopting the Universal Declaration for the Achievement...Read more
The event has chosen a surprising theme.
When Kazakhstan bid to host the 2017 EXPO in its capital Astana, it must have surprised many observers. It was not just that no...Read more
New tasks from the President on facilitating the economic component of Kazakh diplomacy
The country will hold parliamentary elections early to strengthen its resilience to the global economic crisis.
Recent terror attacks should renew international leaders' determination to defeat extremist groups and the ideology that propels them.
From its first days as an independent country, Kazakhstan has been guided by the principle of “economy first and then politics”.
Major outcomes of the foreign policy activities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2015 and priorities for 2016
It was the English writer, Charles Dickens, who once wrote, “Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered...Read more
Your Excellency Honorable President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, Your Excellency Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama,
Ladies and Gentlemen, Thank you for joining us. Today is a significant day in the history of nuclear energy, non-proliferation and global security.
Dear Director General Amano, Your excellencies, Dear ladies and gentlemen! Let me welcome you all very cordially to the ceremonyof the signing of the agreement to establish the IAEA low enriched uranium Bank...Read more
The creation of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) forty years ago was an act of faith. It may have had its roots in a temporary thawing...Read more
Good morning again, everyone.
As you know, we have been preparing for this moment, and our second bid for the Winter Games, for fifteen years.
President Thomas Bach, distinguished members of the International Olympic Committee, ladies and gentlemen.
Kazakhstan’s foreign minister on the reforms sweeping the nation.
Kazakhstan's foreign minister on the rise of ISIL and the need for better international cooperation to curb the threat.
H.E. Mr. Maged Abdelaziz, Under-Secretary-General, Special Adviser on Africa
H.E. Madam Helen Clark, Administrator of the UN Development Programme
By Erlan Idrissov, Minister of Foreign Affairs
The past weeks have been intensive, filled with interesting meetings and events.
The bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics has entered its final stages. With only Beijing and Kazakhstan's Almaty left in the running, both will be hoping to secure victory...Read more
Firstly, let me again congratulate all the women of Kazakhstan and globally on the recent International Women's Day.
The New Year is a time of reflection and resolution for all. It is a moment when we look back over the previous year and our achievements, as well...Read more