Demonstration Alert. January 8, 2021

Location:  Nationwide Event:  Kazakhstan will hold parliamentary elections on Sunday, January 10, 2021. While civil unrest and/or protests are rare, there were protests associated with the country’s last national vote, including some of the largest demonstrations Kazakhstan has seen in 20 years.  U.S. citizens should anticipate an increased presence of security forces around the country and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Reminder for Americans Abroad

 With election day fast approaching, we wish to remind U.S. citizens to take the necessary steps to vote.  With some three million American voters living overseas, absentee ballots truly have an impact.  Read on to familiarize yourself with how to make your voice heard this November.  Please note that although the U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan …

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July 4th Voting Message

Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections! In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a  Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)  in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, …

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For U.S. citizens: the U.S. Embassy in Astana will host the Foreign Service Officer Test on September 29. 

The U.S. Embassy in Astana will be hosting the Foreign Service Officer Test on Saturday, September 29.  U.S. citizens interested in joining the U.S. Foreign Service may learn more below and register  here . Eligibility Requirements To be eligible, the U.S. Department of State requires that each candidate be: A U.S. citizen on the date the candidate …

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