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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 European Union (EU) Talks aim at Bolstering Cooperation


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.

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


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).

South Africa 25th Anniversary Freedom Day


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

“The New Environmental Code as a basis for high-quality economic development”



Commonwealth Stars


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.

Joint Mission of the European Union and ISTC to South East Asia


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.

VCDNP Panel Discussion on the Safe and Secure Use of Nuclear Power to Provide Reliable, Affordable and Sustainable Energy for All


On 20 February 2019, the VCDNP organized a panel discussion with support from the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) in Kazakhstan

ISTC Participates in an International Scientific and Practical Conference in Astana


On invitation by the Kazakh Technology and Business University (KAZTBU) ISTC took part in an international scientific and practical conference titled: “Economics of Modern Kazakhstan: Problems and Prospects for Development” and convened at KAZTBU on 15 March 2019.

ISTC participates in the planning meeting for a CBRN field exercise in Lebanon


On 28 February 2019, ISTC took part in a planning session of the CBRN Field Exercise Arz 1 (Cedar) in Beirut, Lebanon.

ISTC Work on Export Control featured in Armenian Specialized Newsletter PATNESH


Patnesh, the newsletter of the Armenian Center of research on non-proliferation issues has published in its latest issue an article featuring the ISTC-implemented in countries of Central Asia and adjacent regions strategic targeted initiative – CBRN Export Control on Dual Use Materials and Intangible Technologies.