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2021 Report on International Religious Freedom: Kazakhstan

Executive Summary The constitution defines the country as a secular state and provides for freedom of religion and belief as well as the freedom to decline religious affiliation.  The Committee for Religious Affairs (CRA), part of the Ministry of Information and Social Development (MISD), is responsible for religious issues.  According to local and international observers, ...
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USAID, EBRD Sign MOU on Central Asia Partnership for a Low Carbon Future

June 1, 2022, Almaty, Kazakhstan – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have embarked on a partnership to increase cooperation in renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy storage, and other areas to support accelerated decarbonization of the electricity sectors across the Central Asian region. Today, USAID ...
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USAID Supports Women’s Cooperatives in Kazakhstan

May 31, 2022, Turkestan, Kazakhstan – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), partnered with the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Atameken, the Center for the Development of Women’s Entrepreneurship, and microfinance organization Arnur Credit to host a series of trainings on the “Creation of Women ...
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USAID Promotes Regional Trade between Pakistan and Kazakhstan

May 19, 2022, Almaty, Kazakhstan – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is facilitating the expansion of bilateral trade between Pakistan and Kazakhstan and has helped organize the third ‘Made in Pakistan’ trade event at the Atakent Exhibition Center in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on May 19-23. Dr. Sajjad Ahmed Seehar, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic ...
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Joint declaration on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia

We are proud to commemorate the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) as a celebration of diversity, inclusion, and tolerance around the world.  Today, we show our continuous support for those forced to live, love, and work in anonymity, and for those facing intolerance, prejudice, discrimination, and misunderstanding. We condemn any attempts to ...
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