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How the 1961 Statelessness Convention was Developed and How it Helps to Resolve the Problem of Statelessness

Written by Shugyla Salimulda The Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness was adopted on 30 August 1961 by the United Nations. The 1961 Statelessness Convention was aimed at ending statelessness by providing prevention measures. A main focus in the Convention was granting nationality to a …

Can Food Security Improve the Quality of Life?

Written by Zhansaya Ali One issue which will never lose its relevance is food security. UN statistics show that approximately 1.2 billion people are lacking food while their daily food expenses do not exceed $1. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has …

A Сonversation with Kazakhstan’s UN Resident Coordinator

On 16 September, Ms. Michaela Friberg-Storey, the United Nations Resident Coordinator in Kazakhstan visited us during her first trip to the Mangistau Region.  The following interview was taken by the MUNNISA Head of  Written Press, Amina Shaidullina. Interview Transcript [A] -How are you today? [M] -I’m …

Earth Day: a call to preserve the planet

Written by Clara Larsen, Amina Shaidullina and Caroline Tintinger The History of Earth Day While researchers have identified the beginnings of global warming to the mid 1800s, in large part due to the industrial revolution, the need for environmental protection didn’t hold much significance for …

Is the Loss of Cultural Identity Caused by Globalization?

Written by Zhanna Yessenguzhina Anti-globalization advocates the claim that the world is losing its cultural identity in the 21st century. Consumer goods are becoming homogenous all over the world. People use the same kind of items: from planes to pens. With this goes a consumeristic …