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ISTC participates in an International Forum of Scientists and Experts in Nur-Sultan


On 31 October 2019 ISTC took part in an International Forum of Scientists and Experts entitled “Unity in Diversity: Kazakhstan and International Experience”, convened in Nur-Sultan and dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Scientific and Expert Council of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan

The 14th International Conference (Krakow, Poland, September 8-13, 2019) “Mercury as a global pollutant”


With financial support from the ISTC, employees of "Volkovgeology" JSC Kamberov I.M. and Dyussembaev S.A. have taken a part in a poster session on the 14th International Scientific and Practical Conference “Mercury as a World Pollutant”

ISTC welcomes the news that the Low Enriched Uranium bank in Kazakhstan gets its first batch of material for storage


On 18 October 2019 Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry published an official announcement that the first batch of low enriched uranium was delivered to the Low Enriched Uranium Bank (LEU) of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Ust-Kamenogorsk, East Kazakhstan region

Representatives of MC5.01/15B’s project countries and SADC’s Nuclear Regulators Network agree a plan of action for continuation of collaborative activities


16 October, 2019. The two-day joint meeting of SADC’s Nuclear Regulators Network and the Steering Committee of the EU-funded, ISTC’s-implemented project MC5.01/15B completed on a high note in Malawi on 11 October

The EU Project 5.01 13B on Nuclear Safety and Safeguards in Southern Africa attracts attention at the first International Regulators Conference on Nuclear Security on the continent, convened in Morocco


The event sought to further strengthen and sustain national, regional and international cooperation, and enhance capacity building for nuclear security around the world in general and, in Africa, in particular.

ISTC supports the Second African Youth Nuclear Summit


ISTC, together with IAEA, AFCONE, WNU, IYNC and other international and regional organizations delivered a strong message of encouragement to the AYGN as this continent-wide network of young professionals convened its Second African Youth Nuclear Summit in Pretoria, from 8 through 11 October.

ISTC Supports NSCEDD Conference and 70th Anniversary in Almaty


On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the KSCQZD now renamed KSCEDD (National Scientific Center of Especially Dangerous Diseases) ISTC supported an International Scientific Conference in Almaty on 02-03rd October 2019

ISTC Supports the Third International Renewable Energy Summit in Kazakhstan


The week of 23rd to 27th September saw the Kazakh Eurasion Forum, held in Nur-Sultan.

G-2312 Meeting at Georgia and Kutaisi on September 18 – 20, 2019


On September 18-21, 2019, collaborator of the project G-2312, Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases of the University of Georgia, Professor Frederick Quinn, visited the project together with SPM from ISTC G-2312, Torikoshi

ISTC Maintains Contacts with the Founder of the Civil Society Movement “Nevada—Semipalatinsk”


On 4 September 2019 ISTC attended the First Forum of Asian Countries’ Writers” in Nur-Sultan, inaugurated by President Kassim-Jomart Tokayev who stated that the Forum should become an important platform for cultural dialogue.

Conference on Nonproliferation and Dual-use Awareness


On 28-30th August STCU and ISTC hosted a conference in Ypres, Belgium

ISTC Participated at the Seminar "Fostering Cooperation and Enhancing Mechanisms among the Existing Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zones"


ISTC participated as observers at the Government of Kazakhstan and the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs organized 2 day seminar "Fostering Cooperation and enhancing mechanisms among the existing nuclear-weapon-free-zones".

ISTC Honors Vladimir Shkolnik, One of its Founders


On 27 August 2019 ISTC Executive Director David Cleave received at the ISTC Main Office in Nur-Sultan a distinguished guest, one of the ISTC founders, former Minister of Energy Vladimir Shkolnik

Panel on the End of life Management of Radioactive Sources, 17 July 2019


On 17 July 2019, the VCDNP organised a panel discussion on the “End of Life Management of Sealed Radioactive Sources”.

Project Management Review Meeting / Lyon, France


Integrated Quality Laboratory Services (IQLS) hosted the Project management review meeting (PMR) at IQLS HQ, Lyon, France in July 19, 2019

ISTC Participates in a Planning Meeting for ARZ (CEDAR) Exercise in Lebanon


On 18-19 July 2019 ISTC representative took part in a planning meeting in Beirut related to the Field Exercise ARZ 2019

The Zambia Radiation Protection Authority Conducts a Training Course in Lusaka on Safe Transportation of Uranium Ore and Radioactive Sources


In line with the Implementation Plan of the EU-funded Project MC 5.01 15B “Support to Southern African States in Nuclear Safety and Safeguards”, the Zambia Radiation Protection Authority (RPA) in collaboration with ISTC hosted a training course on nuclear transportation safety

ISTC Participates in a Round Table at KAZGUU on Export Control Education


On 17 July, Mr. Eddie Maier, Deputy Head of Unit, EC DEVCO, who visited Kazakhstan as the representative of the European Union to 68 session of the ISTC Governing Board, took part also in a Round Table.

ISTC Concludes a Trilateral Memorandum of Cooperation with the Association of Environmental Organizations of Kazakhstan (AEOK) and the International Center for Green Technologies and Investment Projects (IGTIP)


On 16 July 2019 ISTC Executive Director David Cleave, AEOK Chairperson Ms. Aigul Solovyova, and IGTIP Chairman Mr. Rapil Zhoshybayev signed a tripartite Memorandum of cooperation at a meeting in Nur-Sultan.

ISTC and MFA of Kazakhstan intend to Develop Further their Cooperation


On 16 July 2019, on the eve of the 68th Governing Board Meeting of the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) in Nur-Sultan, a meeting took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan with the participation of high level MFA officials and members of the ISTC Board.