As the new British Prime-Minister makes her first official visit as premier to India accompanied by business leaders and university presidents, the vice-chancellors of Sheffield and De Montfort Leicester universities reflect on what the UK really needs to say -- and hear -- in India.
EU CENTRAL ASIA STRATEGY
Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana Alikhan Baimenov recently met with Jorge Chediek, Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on South-South Cooperation to discuss cooperating in the field of public service, according to the press service of the Regional Hub of Civil Service in Astana.
The recent geopolitical processes show that no system of government is not immune from illegal activities of terrorist groups and the influence of negative economic processes. The processes of illegal migration, expansion of international criminal networks by selling drugs and the slave trade are among the few issues facing the Asian continent. In addition, a high potential for conflict is saved as a result of the ongoing territorial disputes and militarization observed by a number of countries, including through capacity-building and nuclear delivery vehicles.
By 2050, 843 million people will be living in urban areas of India. They will migrate from rural regions for better job opportunities, better health care, and a better life. How will cities sustain this huge influx of people?
While the US-Russia relationship has been deteriorating rapidly since 2014 and faces a new crisis with the current situation around Aleppo, the bilateral relationship in Central Asia has been relatively stable…because it was already weak and unbalanced.
China is main investor in Kazakhstan, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Astana on Nov 3, Kazakh presidential press-service reported.
The German government has recently put on hold two planned takeovers of German high-tech companies by Chinese investors, with Berlin citing "security reasons" and fears of a sellout of crucial technology. German news agency DPA reported Monday a German embassy envoy was summoned by the Chinese foreign ministry in protest of Chinese investors being hampered in Germany.
Secretary of State of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova participated in the international forum of scientists and experts entitled "Nursultan Nazarbayev's model: 25 years of peace and creation" on Friday, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda's press service.
Britain finally abandoned support for fugitive Kazakh oligarch Mukhtar Ablyazov. At last, all attempts to regain the status of a refugee in London refused. It seems that Britain no longer wants to be a place of "voluntary exile" of corrupt officials from the former USSR. But her role, seems ready to seize some of the continent.
The US leadership is interested in consistent and stable development of multifaceted relations with Uzbekistan, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon, who is on a visit to Uzbekistan, said.