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Ambassador of Switzerland highlights Swiss support to regional cooperation on water

24.05.2019 — Local news Kazakhstan
On 23 May 2019 a ceremony and press conference was held at the premises of the World Bank in Nur-Sultan to celebrate the signing of the Administration Agreement for the Central Asia Water and Energy Program (CAWEP) by the representative of the World Bank, Mr. Steven Schonberger, and the Ambassador of the EU Delegation in Nur-Sultan, Mr. Sven-Olov Carlsson. Switzerland as an early contributor to the program was represented by Ambassador Urs Schmid who underlined the Swiss support to systemic cooperation on water and energy in Central Asia.


Swiss “Blue Peace Initiative” present at Astana Economic Forum

22.05.2019 — Local news Kazakhstan
The Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan and Switzerland, in partnership with the European Union, the World Bank and the International Water Assessment Centre organized a high-level panel session at the XII Astana Economic Forum on “Water as a factor of economic growth and security in Central Asia” on May 17, 2019. 



NU Green Week 2019

03.04.2019 — Local news Kazakhstan
The Embassy of Switzerland is proud to support the NU Green Week 2019 at Nazarbayev University and officially inaugurated the week with the screening of the thought-provoking film “More than Honey” by Swiss director Markus Imhoof on April 1, 2019.



Eugène Meiltz public lectures in Karanganda and Astana

14.03.2019 — Local news Kazakhstan
In the second week of the “Printemps Francophone 2019” the Embassy of Switzerland invited the Swiss Eugène Meiltz, who held public lectures on his book “La vallée de la jeunesse” in the Gogol Library in Karaganda and the bookshop Marwin in Saryarka in Astana.


Swiss film Screening

05.03.2019 — Local news Kazakhstan
In the framework of “Printemps Francophone 2019”, the Embassy of Switzerland showed the film “Moka» of the Swiss filmmaker Frédéric Mermoud on March 4, 2019 at the Chaplin Cinema in Mega Silk Way, where late-comers had to be turned away for lack of seats in the hall.


Launching of the “Printemps Francophone”

27.02.2019 — Local news Kazakhstan
In the framework of the launch of «Francophoni Nauryzy», the Ambassador of Switzerland, Mr. Urs Schmid with his colleagues from Belgium, Canada, France and Morocco took part at the TV press-conference, organized at the KazMediaCenter on February 27, 2019.


Launch of BIOFIN Phase II

26.02.2019 — Local news Kazakhstan
The Ambassador of Switzerland in Kazakhstan, Mr. Urs Schmid, on February 21, 2019 welcomed the participants of the inception workshop of Phase II of the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) in Kazakhstan for the period of 2019-2021.



Swiss Ambassador met with Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs

18.01.2019 — Local news Kazakhstan
On January 18, 2019, the Ambassador of Switzerland in Kazakhstan, Mr. Urs Schmid, met the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, Mr. Roman Vassilenko, for an exchange on the current status of bilateral relations.

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