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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 6:00am

Astana, September 19, 2014 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) announce the launch of the first Kazakhstan chapter the AEE Membership Association. AEE’s Kazakhstan Chapter will provide training and networking opportunities for Kazakhstani experts to help accelerate energy efficiency across the country.

The AEE is the leading global organization providing information and networking opportunities for professionals in energy engineering, energy management, power generation, energy services, and more. The AEE Kazakhstan Chapter connects members in Kazakhstan with 16,000 professionals in 90 countries, and provides access to AEE’s internationally-known energy certification programs and expertise.

The AEE Kazakhstan Chapter brings together leading energy practitioners and decision makers from government, business and education sectors across the country to help achieve the common goal of increasing energy efficiency and implementing Kazakhstan’s National Energy Strategy. The AEE Kazakhstan Chapter will:

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 6:00am

USAID’s Business Connections project, co-financed by USAID and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, builds the competitiveness Kazakhstani small and medium businesses. It is implemented under the framework of the Kazakhstan-American Program for Economic Development and supports the Government of Kazakhstan’s Business Road Map – 2020. Participants include owners and heads of small and medium enterprises from priority sectors of economy.

Sunday, June 29, 2014 - 11:45pm

On July 1-2, regional officials from ministries of trade and economy will gather in Astana for the “Expanding Central and South Asia Regional Trade” policy conference organized by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

 Today top health officials in Kazakhstan came together to address the major health challenges of tuberculosis and HIV in the co
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (All day)

Today top health officials in Kazakhstan came together to address the major health challenges of tuberculosis and HIV in the country. USAID supported this roundtable, called “Access to TB diagnostics and treatment for people living with HIV”.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 5:30am

Top managers of more than sixty Kyrgyz companies producing textile and food products and chief executives of more than twenty Kazakh trading companies (importers) will take part in a business matchmaking conference to be held in Bishkek on March 12-13, 2014. 

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 12:45am

Uzbek exporters will supply to Kazakhstan their horticultural products valued at more than $1 million as a result of the round table on Ways to Increase Trade between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, which was held in Almaty last week.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 3:45am

Kazakhstan and Afghanistan entrepreneurs networked and signed trade contracts as part of a two day Afghan trade mission June 27-28, 2013 in Almaty. Representatives from KAZNEX Invest Agency, 14 Afghan and 30 Kazakhstani companies participated in the event organized by the USAID Regional Economic Cooperation project.

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 3:45am

The 30 largest energy intensive enterprises in Kazakhstan are joining government agencies to learn new techniques for complying with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Improvement. Speakers at the Central Asian Energy Efficiency Program conference presented ways to reduce energy use, their international experiences with implementing industrial energy efficiency policies, and the results of energy management system audits conducted at several of Kazakhstan’s largest industrial companies.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 11:45pm

Civil society groups across Central Asia and the CIS gathered at KIMEP University in Almaty to exchange ideas for strengthening their organizations’ ability to respond to public needs.

Friday, May 3, 2013 - 5:45am

IOM, together with USAID and the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan will host a Central Asian Regional Dialogue “Demand Reduction for Forced Labor and Slavery-like Working Conditions” on March 6, 2013 at 09:00 a.m. at the hotel Holiday Inn Almaty.