The UN migration pact is not legally binding, we are told. But declarations of intent can become international standards, as proved by the UN’s 70-year-old Universal Declaration of Human Rights, writes Cigdem Akyol.
EU CENTRAL ASIA STRATEGY
Kazakhstan celebrates 27th anniversary of its independence. The country has made the most important steps on the way of sovereign development and achieved significant results for s short period of time by historical standards.
Deputy Foreign Minister Roman Vassilenko's visit to Great Britain successfully ended with the Kazakhstan delegation taking part in the Fifth annual Eurasian Council on Foreign Affairs (ECFA) meeting chaired by Dr. Benita Ferrero-Waldner, former EU Commissioner for External Relations and Chair of the ECFA Advisory Council.
Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst Deputy Editor and Central Asia-Caucasus Institute (CACI) and Institute of Security and Development Policy (ISDP) Researcher Niklas Nilsson presented Nov. 26 Svante Cornell and Frederick Starr’s report “Modernisation and Regional Cooperation in Central Asia: A New Spring?” at the conference, Astana – A Centre of Global Integration, Security and Peace.
The European Union is ready to continue work in supporting Kyrgyzstan in using the opportunities of the GSP+ status, EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian told.
Japanese prime minister ‘pays tribute’ to British counterpart’s leadership, but hints investors will be put off if her country crashes out of the EU
During construction of an international seaport in the Turkmen city of Turkmenbashi, the extracted soil was used to create an artificial island in the Turkmenbashi Bay of the Caspian Sea.
ASTANA. KAZINFORM - "Kazinform" International News Agency publishes the full text of the article of President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev "Seven Facets of the Great Steppe".
The leaders of the world’s largest economic powers on Saturday backed an overhaul of the global body that regulates international trade disputes, ahead of high-stakes talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping aimed at defusing a trade war.
The Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the Astana format