Kazakh society has come to understand that the development of culture or cultural potential is one of the key priorities of the development of countries in the world. Therefore, the presence of an effectively functioning infrastructure of cultural institutions and mechanisms to ensure the preservation and enrichment of the national cultural heritage and cultural values is becoming a necessity.
The high-level United Nations (UN) Conference to Support the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal 14: conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development, shortly called Ocean Conference, is to be held at the UN Headquarters in New York on June 5-9, 2017. In this light, two-day long hearings of the Inter-Parliamentary Union chaired by H.E. Mr.
Between 5-15 March 2017, the annual session of China’s National People's Congress (NPC), which is the highest state institution and legislative body of the People's Republic of China (PRC), took place in China’s capital, Beijing. The 1st session of the NPC was convened in 1954. The tenure of the general assembly of the NPC is a five years term, and it is held once a year in March. The current 12th NPC was elected in January 2013.
Wind energy is one of the most developed and investment-attractive types of renewable energy sources (RES) in the world. The economic potential of RES in Russia amounts to 2,225 thousand GWh annually, while the technical potential, which is a part of the total potential that can be efficiently utilized, is at 37,366 thousand GWh annually. The RES potential of the country is mainly met by the technical potential of wind and solar energies.
Nowadays, Russia is strongly interested in developing its continental shelves in order to enlarge the oil and gas potential of the country. As one of the major hydrocarbon exporters in the world, Russia is in search for a viable alternative to replace its aging Western Siberian fields, which are experiencing a gradual unavoidable decline in production.
A gender perspective in anticipation of Women's Day looks completely natural. However, the problems of society's attitude to women is so serious that go far beyond the celebratory presentations, speeches and congratulations.
As we know, gender inequality remains a major barrier to human development. For all basic parameters set by international organizations, Kazakhstan has quite a good position.
The ECO is a regional organization established for stronger cooperation and deeper regional integration in 1985 with the joint efforts of Turkey, Pakistan, and Iran. The ECO is the successor of the Regional Cooperation for Development that was established in 1964, but with the revolution in Iran it was no longer functional. However, in 1985, three countries realized the importance of regional integrations and established a similar organization with the same vision.
Taking into account the increasing trade flows in the Eurasian region, Kazakhstan started to make a significant investments to the expansion of its transport capacity. Astana has a vital interest in deepening cooperation with the neighboring countries on the issue of development of its regional transport infrastructure with its further integration into the global transport system.
Since independence, Kazakhstan has always demonstrated its interest and readiness to improve its Armed Forces. Since boosting the Caspian security through the successful development of the maritime border capabilities became the vital element of Kazakhstan’s military reform agenda, it was decided to pay special attention to establish the Naval Forces.
In March 2017, civil war in Syria will enter its 6th year. During this period, 11 million Syrians flee from their homes where 6.6 million Syrians migrated to different parts of the country while 4.95 million of them seek refuge abroad. The majority of Syrians are migrated to neighboring countries like Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq and more than 1 million people through different routes try to reach mostly Western European countries (UNHCR, 2017).