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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:   11/21/2022 ***As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, the ...
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Information for Visa Applicants about the Current State of Visa Services

Information for visa applicants about the current state of visa services:  The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan understands that many non-immigrant visa applicants have paid the visa application processing fee and are waiting to schedule a visa appointment.  We restored all routine visa operations on December 2, 2020. For non-immigrant visa receipts valid on or after ...
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U.S. Marks World AIDS Day and 20-year Partnership with Kazakhstan to Address HIV Pandemic

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, December 1, 2022 – The United States is proud to join Kazakhstan, its partners, and people worldwide in observance of World AIDS Day. Today is an opportunity to honor the millions of lives lost and to stand in solidarity with those affected by or living with HIV/AIDS.  The U.S. government’s theme for World ...
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International Women Human Rights Defenders Day

STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON November 29, 2022 International Women Human Rights Defenders Day Today, the United States commemorates the work of women human rights defenders: women and girls, in all their diversity, who champion human rights for all. As President Biden said, “The world is more peaceful, safe, and prosperous when the human rights ...
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JOINT STATEMENT on the occasion of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ global campaign

JOINT STATEMENT on the occasion of the ‘16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence’ global campaign Theme 2022: “UNITE! ACTIVISM TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN & GIRLS” Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is a gross violation of human rights and freedoms causing long-term consequences for millions across the globe. According to the United Nations, 1.3 billion survivors ...
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The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Conducts Nuclear Security Stakeholder Engagements

DTRA’s Global Nuclear Security program conducted stakeholder engagements and site visits in Kazakhstan from November 14-18, 2022 as part of ongoing capacity-building activities. DTRA and the Kazakhstan National Guard first conducted another iteration of a workshop designed to identify the National Guard mission essential nuclear security tasks, which tie directly to DTRA’s development of sustainable ...
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The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Partners with Kazakhstan on Information Security for Nuclear Facilities Training Course

As part of the United States’ efforts to support Kazakhstan’s nuclear facility security across the country, DTRA conducted a training course from November 14-18, 2022 on information and cyber security applications for nuclear facilities. Participants selected for this course represented Kazakhstan’s major nuclear security stakeholders, and will serve as trainers on this topic in their ...
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