UN Under-Secretary General Noeleen Heyzer: Kazakhstan acquires more noticeable role in UN work

September 30. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Askar Bimendin

UN Under-Secretary General Noeleen Heyzer: Kazakhstan acquires more noticeable role in UN workKazakhstan acquires more noticeable role in the work of the United Nations Organization. Dr Noeleen Heyzer, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations has said it at the Palace of Independence in Astana today.

“Through holding of the IV Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific Kazakhstan is increasing its international authority”, N. Heyzer said.

“I have come to open this conference, which is the only interstate conference where environmental protection ministers address problems of ecology and sustainable development”, she added.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2308514

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UN Under-Secretary General thanked Kazakhstan for building ‘green bridges’ between Europe and Asia

September 30. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Askar Bimendin

Astana Green Bridge Initiative is a joint attempt to unite Europe and Asia-Pacific region in the issues regarding environmental sustainability.

Under-Secretary General of the United Nations, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Noeleen Heyzer has said it at a briefing within the framework of the IV Ministerial Conference on Environment and Development in Asia and the Pacific Kazakhstan.

“I am grateful to the Republic of Kazakhstan for holding the Conference and support of Astana Green Bridge Initiative, which is a joint attempt to unite Europe and Asia-Pacific region in the issues regarding environmental sustainability in these regions. This initiative is the first effort in building bridges between Europe and Asia. I am glad that Kazakhstan heads this movement”, Noeleen Heyzer emphasized.

The UN Under-Secretary General noted excellent organization of the Conference.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2308565

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Astana Green Bridge Initiative is outstanding example of interregional cooperation – UN Under-Secretary General

September 30. KAZINFORM. ASTANA

Murat Zhakeyev

The Astana Green Bridge Initiative is an outstanding example of interregional cooperation. Under-Secretary General of the United Nations Noeleen Heyzer gave such estimation to the Kazakh initiative on regions’ unification in the field of environmental protection in a press conference.

“I want to thank Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev for personal participation in the Astana Green Bridge Initiative. It is a bold decision and an attempt to unite Europe and Asia-Pacific region. I am pleased that Kazakhstan heads such movement”, Noeleen Heyzer said.

Noeleen Heyzer noted that a “bridge” was always perceived as a symbol of unification. “I am confident that a specific plan and initiative will be adopted”, she said.

http://www.inform.kz/eng/article/2308610

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