The State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova met with the UN Commissioner-General at the world specialized exhibition Expo 2017, Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and UNDP Assistant Administrator Cihan Sultanoğlu. This was reported in the press service of Akorda, EXPO2017.com website reports.
"During the meeting, Abdykalikova noted that the participation of the UN Secretary General in the opening of EXPO 2017 and the holding of United Nations Day on June 13 shows the organization's increased attention to the agenda of the exhibition.The theme of EXPO 2017 is closely linked to the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy sources," informed in Akorda.
The State Secretary also thanked the representatives of the United Nations for the consistent support of the initiative of the President of Kazakhstan to establish the green technologies and investment Centre "Future Energy" on the basis of EXPO.
"The parties exchanged views on the course and prospects of cooperation between Kazakhstan and the UN, including the implementation of joint projects in the social and economic sphere, gender equality, the protection of children's rights, the environment, the civil service, as well as in the process of establishment of the UN Hub on multilateral diplomacy in Almaty," in the president of Kazakhstan press service told.
At the end of the meeting, Abdykalikova invited Sultanoğlu to take part in the forthcoming international forum "Women for Future Energy", which will be held on August 31 within the framework of Astana EXPO 2017.
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