Kazakhstan ratifies ISTC Continuation Agreement
On 28 October, President Nazarbayev signed the Law "On ratification of the Agreement on the Continuation of the International Science and Technology Center". As previously reported, the Continuation Agreement was signed on 9 December 2015 in Astana. The document stipulates that Kazakhstan officially became the host State with the ISTC headquarters in Astana.
ISTC provides grants to scientific and technical projects and workshops.
Taken from interfax.kz
The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) is an intergovernmental organization connecting scientists from Kazakhstan, Armenia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Georgia with their peers and research organizations in the EU, Japan, Republic of Korea, Norway and the United States.
ISTC facilitates international science projects and assists the global scientific and business community to source and engage with CIS and Georgian institutes that develop or possess an excellence of scientific know-how.