United Nations

July 12, 2020

UN Population Prospects: Case of Central Asia

  According to the UN World Population Prospects report published on June 17, 2019, the world’s population is expected to increase by 2 billion people within the next 30 years, from current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion in 2050. By the end of the 21st century, the world population is likely […]
May 11, 2020

Gender and Disarmament: Increasing Women’s Engagement

On October 31, 2000, the United Nations Security Council adopted a landmark resolution that established the Women, Peace and Security agenda. Among other things, Resolution 1325 (2000) reaffirmed the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and in peacebuilding, stressing the importance of their equal participation […]
October 19, 2017

The Challenges on the Way of Reforming the UN

On September 18, 2017, a day before the opening of the 72nd session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly (GA), 128 UN member states signed the U.S. drafted political declaration of the 10-point plan for broad reforms of the world body. The document, known as the Political Declaration for UN […]
June 21, 2017

The UN Sustainable Development Goals: Transforming the World

The United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a set of global objectives aimed at achieving tenable and poverty-free world by 2030. The SDGs is a successor of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), an international agenda aimed at halving world poverty, stopping […]
May 2, 2017


On June 28, 2016, Kazakhstan was elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for a two year term beginning in January 2017. Thus, Kazakhstan has become the first Central Asian country to be elected to the world’s most important political body that has the primary […]
April 11, 2017

UN in Preparation for the Ocean Conference

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 […]