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
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.
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.
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”
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
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 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
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
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
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
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.
On 14-16 May 2019, ISTC participated in a ESARDA Symposium on Safeguards and Nuclear Material Management convened in Stresa, Italy.
Official Ceremony for Handover of Second Package of Laboratory Equipment Provided by the EU funded Project 53 of the EU CBRN CoE Initiative in Mongolia
Under the EU funded Project 53 (P53), part of the EU Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and risk mitigation Centres of Excellence Initiative (EU CBRN CoE), a ceremony for the handover of laboratory equipment was conducted on 30 April 2019 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Tanzanian Prime Minister inaugurates the Joint Meeting of SADC Nuclear Regulators Network and the Steering Committee of Project MC 5.01/15B
29 April 2019, Arusha. The Prime Minister of Tanzania Hon. Kassim Majaliwa officially inaugurated the Second Joint Meeting of SADC’s Nuclear Regulators Network and the fifth Steering Committee of the Project “Support to Southern African States in Nuclear Safety and Safeguards” (Project MC 5.01/15 B).
In celebration of South Africa Freedom Day 2019 and 25 years since the Inauguration of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela the First President of the Democratic South Africa, the Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to the Republic of Kazakhstan H.E. Ms. Keitumetse Matthews invited the Diplomatic Community
ISTC, THE ASSOCIATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS OF KAZAKHSTAN AND THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR GREEN TECHNOLOGIES AND INVESTMENT PROJECTS POISED TO CONLUDE A TRIPARTITE MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION
Professor, Academician Ulmas Mirsaidov is awarded intergovernmental award of CIS countries. 'Commonwealth Stars'
EU CBRN Project 53 Participates in the European Biosafety Association (EBSA) 22 Conference, presenting the results of its first EU Biosafety Cabinet NSF Field Certifier Accreditation Course
Key Expert in Biosafety and Training of European Union funded Project 53, Prof. Christopher H. Logue, has presented some of the accomplishments of the project at the European Biosafety Association (EBSA) 22 Conference, which took place from 2 to 5 of April 2019 in Bucharest, Romania.
ISTC's Executive Director David Cleave took part in a joint Mission of the European Union and ISTC to South East Asia to explore possibilities of a continuation of the ongoing cooperation in the area of mitigation of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) risks after 2020 and to introduce ISTC to potential partners in Singapore and Manila, as part of ISTC's outreach strategy to invite new countries to join ISTC and to intensify its cooperation with South East Asia.