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Project 53 activities included in the proceedings of the International Symposium "Astana Biotech 2018"

12.07.2018

The abstract titled "Experience of BS&S experts´ training in the framework of the Project 53" was presented on the 12-13 of June 2018 during the International Symposium Astana Biotech 2018.

Mr. Eddie Maier, Deputy Head of Unit, Devco, Debriefs EU Heads of Missions on ISTC Priorities and Activities

11.07.2018

On invitation by the EU Acting Head of Delegation Zoltan Szilai, Mr. Eddie Maier, Deputy Head of Unit B/5, DEVCO took part in the monthly meeting of the EU Heads of missions at the EU Delegation in Astana

South Africa Poised to Engage in Structured Cooperation with ISTC

10.07.2018

Ambassador Matthews promised to assist the preparation of an ISTC visit to South Africa to meet potential partners on the ground and receive a better perspective of the existing possibilities for cooperation.

National Experts from the EU CBRN Risk Mitigation Center of Excellence for East and Central Africa debriefed on the Progress of Project MC 5/01 15 B

09.07.2018

Members of the P 60 Steering Committee noticed that the close monitoring of developments in similar initiatives is useful, as illustrated by the report on MC 5/01 15 B.

Steering Committee Discusses P-60 Implementation, Considers Next Steps

09.07.2018

Brussels/Astana, June 2018. A regular meeting of Project 60 Steering Committee took place in Brussels on 22 June 2018.

A Young Kazakh Scholar Wins a PhD Grant under the ISTC Targeted Initiative on Export Control

25.06.2018

In an interview, the holder of the doctoral grant Kamshat Saginbekova tells about reasons and challenges why this grant has become so essential to Kazakhstan and to her personally.

ISTC and the EU Delegation to Kazakhstan discuss Bilateral Cooperation

14.06.2018

Discussed the possibilities for ISTC involvement in EU-funded Central Asian water programs and the implementation of the new EU-CA Strategy.

2nd Astana Renewable Energy Summit (RES) on 8th June 2018 / Summit Keynote Speakers supported by ISTC visit ISTC Head Office in Astana.

08.06.2018

The second Renewable Energy Summit (RES) 2018 took place in Astana at the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on 8th June 2018.

Nuclear Society of Kazakhstan 25th Anniversary Roundtable

02.06.2018

As part of the 25th Anniversary Celebrations of the Nuclear Society of Kazakhstan, the NSK organized a Roundtable Conference and events on 31st May - 2nd June entitled "Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy and Enhancement of Non-Proliferation Regime"

Press release PhD award 2018 ISTC

25.05.2018

SPECIAL RESEARCH FUND 2018. CALL FOR DOCTORAL GRANTS

ISTC and KAZGUU invite International Experts as Guest Speakers on the Role of Academia in Trade Control and CBRN Non-proliferation

23.05.2018

Dr Jean Pascal Zanders, an internationally renowned expert on armament and disarmament, covering chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear weapons, talked at the KAZGUU in Astana about the role of academia in spreading the culture on non-proliferation.

FINNISH COMPANY ENVIRONICS OY, RADIATION MONITORING EQUIPMENT PROVIDER, SEEKS COOPERATION WITH ISTC

22.05.2018

On 21 May 2018, member of the ISTC Secretariat Kamen Velichkov, Senior Programme Manager and Diplomatic Advisor, and Kalamkas Shampiyeva, Project Proposal/Project Agreement Officer, held a working meeting at the ISTC Main Office with Mr. Krister Liljegren, Area Manager, Environics Oy, Finland, a European company specialized in radiation detection equipment.

ISTC AT THE TIME OF RAPIDLY EMERGING NEW TECHNOLOGIES

21.05.2018

The Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non‑Proliferation recently published the first publication under the VCDNP's European Non-Proliferation and Security Initiative (ENSI) – the article Promoting a Scientist’s Duty of Care 4.0 by Adriaan van der Meer.

ISTC joins Europe Day Celebration with friends and partners in Astana

12.05.2018

ISTC representatives took part in the Europe Day reception, organized by the EU Delegation in Astana

ISTC PARTICIPATES IN AN INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON KAZAKHSTAN’S CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL

26.04.2018

On 26 April 2018, on invitation by the Association for Political Science (APS), ISTC took part in an International Round Table: "Kazakhstan's Chairmanship of the UN Security Council: New Opportunities on a Global Scale", convened at the ‘Best Western’ hotel in Astana.

The newly appointed Uzbek Ambassador Saidikram Niyazkhodzhaev visits ISTC Main Office to examine possibilities for cooperation

05.04.2018

On 5 April 2018 the newly appointed Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan, H.E. Mr. Saidikram Niyazhodjaev visited the ISTC Main Office in Astana at the invitation of Executive Director David Cleave.

ISTC meets with KAZGUU

03.04.2018

On 3 April 2018 ISTC Executive Director David Cleave met with Mr. Talgat Narikbayev, the Rector of KAZGUU University, and members of the leadership and the faculty of the University. The interlocutors discussed the joint organization of a discussion at the Academic Diplomatic Club, related to the ISTC – implemented projects in the field of nuclear safety and nonproliferation.

SPECIAL RESEARCH FUND 2018 CALL FOR DOCTORAL GRANTS

26.03.2018

ISTC is pleased to announce the call for its 2018 Doctoral Research Grant in Economy, Law or Political Sciences. The research topic shall be related to developments and trends of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear weapons nonproliferation; strategic trade control or national and international trade control systems.

P 60 kicks-off activities for the current year, gathers national experts for training in Addis Ababa

05.03.2018

February 28, 2018. Thirty-two national representatives from the P 60 participating countries gathered for a technical meeting and a training in Addis Ababa last week.

ISTC CONCLUDES MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION WITH THE NATIONAL NUCLEAR REGULATOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

05.03.2018

On 22 February 2018, ISTC Executive Director Mr. David Cleave and Dr. Bismark Tyobeka, Chief Executive Officer of the RSA National Nuclear Regulator (NNR), signed a Memorandum of cooperation between their two respective organizations.

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