It is a pleasure for me to welcome you to the home page of the Permanent
Mission of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations in New York.
I hope you will find it interesting and useful.
Kazakhstan joined the United Nations family on 2 March 1992, and has
since been able to integrate and take a proper place in the international
community. Our country has made historic contributions in the field of
nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation by voluntarily eliminating its
nuclear arsenal, acceding to the NPT as a non-nuclear state and shutting
down the former Semipalatinsk nuclear testing ground, thus ensuring global
and regional stability. Kazakhstan's initiatives on convening the Conference
on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) and the
Congress of World and Traditional Religions, as well as active position
on regional integration have deserved world recognition and greatly contributed
to the cause of peace, security and economic prosperity of the countries
Kazakhstan has long been an active proponent of strengthening the United
Nations through reform. As a universal and influential organization, the
United Nations must be the center for addressing key international issues
and continue to play an indispensable coordinating role in all global
affairs. The current world situation requires serious efforts to improve
UN machinery and adapt it to new realities. To effectively address new
challenges, Member States need a strong and efficient multilateral institution.
The reform of the United Nations must be comprehensive and encompass
all its main organs. We believe that a greater role and a higher status
of the United Nations General Assembly as the main deliberative, decision-making
and representative body of the Organization will promote genuine democracy
in international relations. The issue of enlargement of the Security Council
should be resolved based on a broad international agreement in accordance
with the principle of equitable geographical representation and taking
into account the contribution of states concerned toward the development
of the world economy and regional and global security.
Establishment of the Human Rights Council and Peace Building Commission,
Democracy Fund and Central Emergency Revolving Fund prove our strong believe
that community of nations will find solutions to the remaining issues
of the reform and provide itself with the stronger and effective United
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you need more information, please contact us.
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