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December 1, 2020

Alexander is proof that you can live a healthy and fulfilling life with HIV. The 43-year-old contracted the virus 21 years ago when he used to inject drugs. He has since overcome his drug dependence and now works as a peer navigator in Kazakhstan to help others in his situation.

November 4, 2020

The United States Government has supported the Government of Kazakhstan’s efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing life-saving equipment, laboratory and medical supplies, and technical assistance.

November 3, 2020

Kazakhstan enjoys the largest economy in Central Asia while serving as a link between fast-growing markets in Asia and those of Russia and Western Europe by road, rail, and a port. At the same time, Kazakhstan continues to have below-average rates of employment, tax revenue and an underdeveloped private sector. Despite institutional and legal reforms, concerns remain about the protection of law enforcement and investors rights in court. Investors have repeatedly cited the need for improved regulations since almost all disputes previously resolved were in favor of the state.

October 29, 2020

The USAID-funded Kazakhstan Rule of Law Program (2020-2025) supports improvements to the investment and business climate and the legal framework for civil society organizations (CSOs), the modernization of the judiciary, and the elimination of real and perceived bias to increase judicial independence and professionalism. The program builds on a nearly three-decade partnership between Kazakhstan and the U.S. to modernize the judicial system, build public trust in the judiciary, and implement judicial reforms.

October 22, 2020

To address the emerging needs for psychological support during the COVID-19 outbreak, USAID’s partner, UNICEF Kazakhstan joined Kazakhstan’s National Centre for Mental Health at the Ministry of Healthcare to launch a website that provides information and serves as a platform for individual online counselling services, meeting the needs of the population for psychological assistance, especially during the pandemic.

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Last updated: November 04, 2022

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