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

05.09.2019

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

30.08.2019

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"

29.08.2019

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

27.08.2019

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

29.07.2019

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

24.07.2019

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

23.07.2019

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

22.07.2019

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

19.07.2019

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)

18.07.2019

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

18.07.2019

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.

ISTC Management on an Outreach Tour in Africa

11.07.2019

A working visit of the Management of the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) to Kenya took place from 23 through 25 July 2019, followed by a visit to South Africa from 26 through 29 July 2019

ISTC Supports Nazarbayev University's Second International Conference ECL2019: “Exploring the Energetic Universe 2019”

02.07.2019

The initiators and organizers of the international conference were Energetic Cosmos Laboratory, Office of the Provost of the Nazarbayev University with the support of the International Science and Technology Center.

The ISTC would like to direct the attention of scientists, who will apply for research grants, to the new procedure for submission of new Project Proposals

30.06.2019

All new Project Proposals have to be entered into the new ISTC forum web site. Deadline for completed Project Proposal package submission (including HGC) is March 15, 2019

KEBS and European Union (EU) Talks aim at Bolstering Cooperation

27.06.2019

KEBS and EU hold the first strategic cooperation dialogue on strengthening mutual ties. The discussion aim at bolstering existing modest relation between the KEBS and ISTC through institutional framework.

CBRN COE Project 60 Poised to Assume New Tasks with Respect to Trans-border Cooperation on Nuclear Security among Participating African States

19.06.2019

On 14 June 2019 the Fifth Steering Committee meeting of the CBRN CoE Project 60 “Support to the Centre of Excellence of Eastern and Central Africa in Nuclear Security” took place in Brussels

EC DG DEVCO Director Henriette Geiger : ISTC is a Cost-Effective and Flexible Mechanism for Mutual Information Exchange

17.06.2019

Ms. Henriette Geiger, the Director of Directorate People and Peace of the Directorate General for Development and Cooperation of the European Commission (DG DEVCO) recently gave an interview to the magazine of the Behorden Spiegel Group ‘The European Security and Defence Union’

400 Meters Under the Ground: African Experts Complete their Study Visit to Finland Within the Project MC 5.01 15B

13.06.2019

During the last days of their week-long Study Visit to Finnish Nuclear Safety and Security Institutions members of the SADC Nuclear Regulators Network and the Steering Committee of Project MC5.01/15B held a meeting at South-Savo Rescue Department in Mikkele.

ISTC Participates at a Meeting of the National Focal Points of the EU CBRN Risk Mitigation Initiative in Brussels

12.06.2019

On 12 June 2019 ISTC was invited by the EC DEVCO to attend - alongside with STCU and other international organizations – the 7th International Meeting of the National Focal Points of the EU CBRN Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence Initiative, taking place at La Dolce Hotel in La Hulpe, Belgium.

ISTC Cooperates with the European Safeguards Research and Development Association (ESARDA)

16.05.2019

On 14-16 May 2019, ISTC participated in a ESARDA Symposium on Safeguards and Nuclear Material Management convened in Stresa, Italy.

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