This week, a leaked report by U.N. experts provided strong indications that North Korea has been illegally providing components and expertise to support Syria’s chemical weapons program. This is not the first time that U.N. experts have made similar allegations.
Please be aware that the next deadline for Project Proposals submission is March 15th, 2018
On 16 February 2018, in Almaty, the Nuclear Technology Safety Center (NTSC)of Kazakhstan celebrated its twentieth anniversary.
ISTC PARTICIPATES IN A REGIONAL CONFERENCE "25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION-CENTRAL ASIA RELATIONS: FROM THE PAST TO THE FUTURE"
On 22 and 23 February 2018, in Astana, more than 150 delegates gathered for an international conference in Astana organized by the EU Delegation in Kazakhstan to mark the 25th anniversary of EU-Central Asia cooperation.
ISTC and the Almaty-based Center for Emergency Situations and Risk Reduction conclude a Memorandum of Cooperation
For a variety of reasons, the International Science and Technology Center in Astana and the intergovernmental regional organization Center for Emergency Situations and Disaster Risk Reduction (CESDRR) established and maintain relations and seek to build mutually useful and efficient partnership.
ISTC meets with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center and the Center for Emergency Situations and Disaster Risk Reduction
On the 8th of February 2018 ISTC Secretariat staff members met with the representatives of the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) and the Center for Emergency Situations and Disaster Risk Reduction (CESDRR) to discuss potential cooperation.
At the meeting of ISTC and MID discuss the progress made and the prospects for the successful cooperation on the implementation of the EU – funded Project CBRN Export Control on Dual Use Materials and Technologies in Central Asia
Meeting of ISTC ED David Cleave with Mr. Kanat Baitov, Vice Chairman, Industrial Development and Industrial Safety Committee (IDISC), Ministry of Investment and Development (MID), on the cooperation for the implementation of the EU – funded Project Export Control on Dual Use Materials and Technologies in Central Asia
ISTC Deputy Executive Director Aidyn Turebayev and Kamen Velichkov, SPM and DA, attended on behalf of the Center the Conference "The Role of Think Tanks in Kazakhstan"
ISTC's Executive Director meets with the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, Mr. Levon Mkrtchyan
The main objective of the meeting was to update the Minister on ISTC's activities in the region and on ISTC's new outreach and activities strategy after the ISTC Agreement has now been ratified by all ISTC member Countries and now enters into force.
ISTC's Executive Director David Cleave met with the Chairman of the State Committee of Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Armenia, Professor Samvel Haroutiunian in order to sign the ISTC's new Branch Office Agreement on Tuesday 16th January 2018.
Dr. Evgeny N. Avrorin passed away in January 2018. ISTC extends its condolences to his family and friends.