Project 53 activities included in the proceedings of the International Symposium "Astana Biotech 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
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
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
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.
Brussels/Astana, June 2018. A regular meeting of Project 60 Steering Committee took place in Brussels on 22 June 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.
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.
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.
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"
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
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.
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.
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 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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.