18 4.2016
April 18, 2016

Manifesto: The World. The 21st century

Humanity hoped that the 21st century would herald a new era of global cooperation. This, however, may turn out to be a mirage. Our world is once again in danger and the risks cannot be underestimated. The threat is a deadly war on a global scale. Our civilization, by scholars’ estimates, has survived more than.. weiterlesen →

BY NURSULTAN NAZARBAYEV in OPINIONS on 12 JANUARY 2016 On Jan. 1, the practical phase of the implementation of the Plan of the Nation “100 concrete steps on the implementation of the five institutional reforms” was launched. Fifty-nine laws entered into force and created completely new legal conditions for the development of the state, economy.. weiterlesen →

ASTANA, September 10 – During September and October, Kazakhstan will celebrate the 550th anniversary of the formation of the Kazakh Khanate. The Khanate, which has existed from 1465 into the early 18th century, is considered to have played an important role in the emergence of a Kazakh nation. The foundation date is known from the.. weiterlesen →

BY ERLAN IDRISSOV in OPINIONS on 8 SEPTEMBER 2015  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 to, in the strongest conjuration.” Home is indeed a powerful idea. Home protects, it unites, it shelters. Kazakhstan is home.. weiterlesen →

Your excellencies, Dear friends! This is a highly symbolic year for all citizens of our country. It was exactly 550 years ago, here in the center of the Eurasian continent, that our ancestors founded the Kazakh Khanate, a great creation of the nomadic civilization. It was the starting point in the centuries-long nationhood of our.. weiterlesen →

Background to the 550th anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate The Kazakh Khanate was founded by Ghengisid Sultans (Princes) Kerey and Zhanibek in 1465. The Khanate was located roughly on the territory of present-day Kazakhstan and was the first separate state of the Kazakhs, a Turkic-speaking, formerly nomadic people inhabiting the vast Eurasian steppe plains between.. weiterlesen →

With over 60 years of proven experience in civil nuclear fuel supply, the bank will be governed by Kazakhstan’s legal and regulatory requirements but will be fully managed and operated by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The IAEA Board of Governors approved an agreement with the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan to establish.. weiterlesen →

17 8.2015
August 17, 2015

Factsheet on Kazakhstan

General Kazakhstan has been independent since 1991. Astana has been the capital since 1997. Since independence GDP has increased 16 fold. According to the International Monetary Fund, Kazakhstan ranks in the top 10 fastest growing countries. Kazakhstan is a regional leader in terms of economic reform, openness to international trade, investment and political stability. In.. weiterlesen →

Press release ASTANA – On 27 August, 2015, the government of Kazakhstan will sign an agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on establishing an international low-enriched uranium (LEU) bank in the country in 2017. The ceremony will take place in Astana and will be attended by delegates from countries that have supported the project,.. weiterlesen →

17 8.2015
August 17, 2015

The IAEA LEU Bank

FACT SHEET Assuring a supply of low enriched uranium (LEU) for Member States What is the IAEA LEU Bank? The IAEA LEU Bank is a physical reserve of up to 90 metric tons of low enriched uranium suitable to make fuel for a typical light water reactor, which is the most widely used type of.. weiterlesen →