This site provides background information on Kazakhstan, its policy priorities and positions on the issues of peace and security, development, human rights and many other topics, which are on the Agenda of the United Nations. The site also contains information about the Mission's staff and provides links to the Government, mass media and other institutions of Kazakhstan.

Press Releases

Opening Remarks
by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N.A. Nazarbayev
at the VI Astana Economic Forum
Astana, May 23, 2020
Dear participants of the Forum!
Ladies and Gentlemen!
Welcome to the hospitable capital of Kazakhstan!
Astana Economic Forum has been held for 5 years now.
The Forum turned into a special dialogue platform in terms of both shape and content.
First, the 67th session of the UN General Assembly has supported the targeted mission of the Forum – to develop a Global Anti-Crisis Plan.
Along with the VI Forum, we are hosting a World Anti-Crisis Conference under the UN auspices for the first time ever.
Over 100 countries are represented at the Conference. More

May 6, 2020
Уважаемые казахстанцы!
Сегодня мы проводим XX сессию Ассамблеи народа Казахстана.
Это означает, что мы прошли большой путь.
За эти годы Ассамблея достигла совершеннолетия, стала важнейшим общегражданским институтом нашей нации.
Казахстан стал территорией, свободной от этнических конфликтов.
Экономические и социально-политические реформы успешно состоялись, благодаря межэтническому спокойствию и гармонии.
Полное выступление на Казахском, на Русском

Kazakhstan elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council Read whole document

Nov 13, 2020 Kazakhstan elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council Read whole document

Nov 14,2020 Statement by Byrganym Aitimova English

June 7, 2020 Заявление по Беларуси English, Russian

June 6, 2020 Заявление по декл-ции ОДКБ English, Russian

June 5, 2020 Заявление по СВМДА English, Russian


May 30, 2020 Astana Выступление Президента Республики Казахстан Нурсултана Назарбаева на открытии IV Съезда лидеров мировых и традиционных религий (russian)


May 3, 2020 Astana President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan
ORDER N 1 english,russian)

Address by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the 38th OIC Council of Foreign Ministers
(Astana, June 28, 2020)



Remarks by H.E. Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan at the 7th World Islamic Economic Forum.
Astana, Kazakhstan, June 8, 2020



Address of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, to the People of Kazakhstan (english)


President Nazarbayev Welcomes US-Russia Upcoming Nuclear Pact, Says It Strengthens Hope for a Nuclear Weapons Free World (english,russian)

 Prezident Nazarbaev with Counsule

In Kazakhstan, UN Chief Urges Global Nuclear Disarmament (english, russian)


Kazakh President discusses global peace, nuclear security in Russian paper “ Izvestia ” on 2 April 2020 (english, russian)


Text of the video address by President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the occasion of Kazakhstan's assumption of the Chairmanship of the OSCE (english)


Statement by Mr. Kanat Saudabayev, Chairman in office of the OSCE and Secretary of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, at the 787th Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council (english)




Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan at the Conference on Facilitating Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

Let me begin by extending my warm greetings to all of you at the annual meeting of countries that have chosen the path leading to a world free of nuclear weapons.

Twenty years ago, on 29 August 1991, we closed a tragic page in the history of our country, when President Nursultan Nazarbayev, by his unilateral decree, shut down the Semipalatinsk test site, one of the largest in the world.

From the very first day of its independence, Kazakhstan has demonstrated to the entire world its sincere commitment to a future that free of nuclear weapons, and we continue to make our case for the “disarmament race”. We reiterate firmly that we need to take further energetic steps aimed at lowering the nuclear threat.

A major step in this direction would be the earliest entry into force of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), which is a catalyst of the disarmament process and a guarantee for strengthening the nuclear weapons non-proliferation regime.

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Environmental Issues

The issues of sustainable development and environmental protection should be among priority items on the UN Agenda. Their solution is definitely a priority for Kazakhstan, which has been affected by such man-made and natural disasters as the dying Aral Sea and the Semipalatinsk nuclear testing ground. Humanitarian, social and economic implications of these and other disasters continue to have a negative effect on the sustainable development not only of Kazakhstan but of the entire Central Asian region. In this context, Kazakhstan calls for a closer international cooperation in the solution of problems involving the efforts to deal with the effects of these and other natural and man-made disasters.

Millennium Development Goals

Kazakhstan believes that issues of development and related challenges involving timely and effective achievement of the Millennium Development Goals should continue to be the focus of attention of the international community. The view that the framework for a collective security system can be established through creating conditions for development of States is of special importance. It is encouraging to note that the outcome document adopted by the world Summit has reaffirmed that development is a central goal and that sustainable development in its economic, social and cultural dimensions is an important area of work of the entire United Nations system.

Statement by H.E. Mr. Yerzhan Kazykhanov

New York City, 23 September 2020

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Let me begin by extending my warm greetings to all of you at the annual meeting of countries that have chosen the path leading to a world free of nuclear weapons. More....


Kazakhstan welcomes the initiative to introduce a counter-terrorism strategy that provides for the elimination of the causes of terrorism and its renunciation as a tactical means to attract political attention. The success of this strategy will largely depend on the strengthening of international, regional and sub-regional cooperation in the fight against international terrorism and the growing role of regional organization in dealing with this evil. Yet building the capacity of states to prevent terrorist operations and recruitment by terrorists is the most effective element of a comprehensive strategy. More about legalization documents

Kazakhstan attaches great significance to a comprehensive legal framework successfully established by the United Nations General Assembly in the field of counter-terrorism. In addition to all twelve United Nation counter-terrorism conventions, Kazakhstan acceded to the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism on September 16, 2005.