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Head of Swiss Mission paid a visit to the Ministry of Trade and Integration

12.10.2020 — Local news Kazakhstan
On October 12, 2020, Mr. Stefan KLOETZLI, Head of Mission and Chargé d’affaires a.i. of Switzerland in Kazakhstan, paid a visit to the Ministry of Trade and Integration. Mr. Kloetzli met with Mr. Bakhyt SULTANOV, Minister of Trade and Integration of Kazakhstan. The meeting was held in a friendly atmosphere.



COVID-19: Switzerland Supports Project for Vulnerable Migrants in Central Asia

17.09.2020 — Local news Kazakhstan
The UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) in cooperation with Central Asian (CA) countries and Russia launched on September 16, 2020, a regional initiative «Mitigating Socio-Economic Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Migrants and Communities in CA and Russia». The initiative is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) with 1 Mio CHF. 


Youth for Water: Switzerland supports Drinking Water Project

27.08.2020 — Local news Kazakhstan
Switzerland through the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and in cooperation with the International Secretariat for Water and the Central Asia Youth for Water network, supports the Access to safe drinking water in Kazakhstan and shared water use in Central Asia project.


Webinar on the development of the pig industry in Kazakhstan

07.08.2020 — Local news Kazakhstan
As agreed during the "Kazakh-Swiss Round Table" held on November 22, 2019 during the visit to Kazakhstan of the Swiss President - Federal Councillor (Minister) of Finance, Ueli Maurer, the Trade Point Kazakhstan of the Swiss Embassy, in cooperation with the Ministries of Trade and Integration and Agriculture and QazTrade Company, organized an online webinar for Kazakhstani pig breeders on August 5, 2020.


Water – Building Peace across borders

01.06.2020 — Local news Kazakhstan

Swiss Ambassador joins video statement “Water – Building Peace across borders”

Since more than 10 years, Switzerland is promoting cross-border and integrated water management as an instrument to foster peace and development. In a video statement alongside other Swiss representatives, Ambassador Urs Schmid gives insight into this initiative called Blue Peace, which is also aiming at supporting countries in Central Asia to develop a more effective, regional management of water.



Blue Peace Central Asia mid-year review

30.04.2020 — Local news Kazakhstan
The mid-year review of the Blue Peace Central Asia Initiative, conducted on April 27-28, 2020, brought together representatives of SECO, BAFU, Swiss Embassies in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, the Office of Swiss Development Cooperation in Tajikistan, the Special Water Envoy of Switzerland, Mr. Guy Bonvin, and the Regional Water Advisor of Switzerland, Mr. André Wehrli. Due to the COVID-19, the meeting was held online.

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