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  • American Film Showcase in Kazakhstan

    American Film Showcase in Kazakhstan

    The U.S. Mission in Kazakhstan is pleased to announce the American Film Showcase Central Asia will visit Kazakhstan October 23-November 5.

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  • The “Steppe Eagle 2014” international peacekeeping exercise was launched at Kazakhstan’s peacekeeping brigade KAZBRIG on September 24.

    “Steppe Eagle- 2014”

    The “Steppe Eagle 2014” international peacekeeping exercise was launched at Kazakhstan’s peacekeeping brigade KAZBRIG on September 24.

  • President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York, N.Y. September 24, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    President Obama’s Address to the UN

    President Barack Obama addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York, N.Y. September 24, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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  • President Barack Obama greets participants after remarks to mark the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program, on the South Lawn of the White House, Sept. 12, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    Celebrating 20 Years of AmeriCorps

    President Barack Obama greets participants after remarks to mark the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program, on the South Lawn of the White House, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Embassy Highlights

  • 2015-2016 Community Solutions Program
    2015-2016 Community Solutions Program

    IREX is now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 Community Solutions Program. Please see the application instructions for more information on how to apply. All applications are due by 11:59 AM EDT on Monday, October 27, 2014 .. 

  • American Film Showcase in Kazakhstan
    American Film Showcase in Kazakhstan

    The U.S. Mission in Kazakhstan is pleased to announce the American Film Showcase Central Asia will visit Kazakhstan October 23-November 5. As part of this festival, a partnership between the U.S. Department of State and the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, two renowned American filmmakers will visit five cities in Kazakhstan and later travel to Turkmenistan ..  

  • The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the Alumni Mentorship Project  2014-2015.
    The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the Alumni Mentorship Project 2014-2015.

    This program is designed to give mentor/mentee pairs an opportunity to advance their personal and professional development, design a civic project for their region, and bring it to life! Successful applicants will participate in the Alumni Mentorship Conference which will take place in Astana, December 6-7 ..  

  • Public Affairs Officer Charles Martin gave an interview for Radiotochka’s program “Through the eyes of foreigners,” where he talked about his experience in Kazakhstan as a Peace Corps volunteer and addressed stereotypes about the U.S. and Kazakhstan. (photo by radiotochka.kz)
    Interview for Radiotochka.kz

    Public Affairs Officer Charles Martin gave an interview for Radiotochka’s program “Through the eyes of foreigners,” where he talked about his experience in Kazakhstan as a Peace Corps volunteer and addressed stereotypes about the U.S. and Kazakhstan.   Watch on youtube »

  • Opening of the international peacekeeping exercise “Steppe Eagle- 2014”
    Opening of the international peacekeeping exercise “Steppe Eagle- 2014”

    The “Steppe Eagle 2014” international peacekeeping exercise was launched at Kazakhstan’s peacekeeping brigade KAZBRIG on September 24. Kazakhstani peacekeeping personnel are heading off to Germany, where they will participate in exercises with counterparts from the United States, the UK, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan. U.S. Ambassador John Ordway delivered opening remarks..  

  • Timothy Lawrence, Expert in Labor Force Education, to Visit Kazakhstan
    Timothy Lawrence, Expert in Labor Force Education, to Visit Kazakhstan

    The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Kazakhstan is pleased to announce the U.S. Visiting Speaker Program of Timothy W. Lawrence, Executive Director of SkillsUSA, September 29 – October 7, 2014. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce ..  

  • Growing Opportunities for Kazakhstani Small and Medium Enterprises
    Growing Opportunities for Kazakhstani Small and Medium Enterprises

    Almaty, September 25, 2014 - USAID’s Business Connections project, co-financed by USAID and the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, builds the competitiveness Kazakhstani small and medium businesses. It is implemented under the framework of the Kazakhstan-American Program for Economic Development and supports the Government of Kazakhstan’s Business Road Map – 2020.. (PDF, 248KB) 

  • The United States Service Academies Class of 2019
    The United States Service Academies Class of 2019

    The Office of Military Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan is pleased to invite young Kazakhstanis to compete for appointment to the United States Service Academies (U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and U.S. Coast Guard Academy) for the Class of 2019, which begins in the summer of 2015 ..  

  • President Barack Obama greets participants after remarks to mark the 20th anniversary of the AmeriCorps national service program, on the South Lawn of the White House, Sept. 12, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
    Celebrating 20 Years of AmeriCorps

    This morning at the White House, President Obama joined former President Bill Clinton in celebrating the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, and welcoming some of the national service program's newest members.Across the country today, thousands of people took the pledge to be AmeriCorps members ..   Video »

  • Speaking from the State Floor in the White House on September 10, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation on the situation in Iraq and the United States’ strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL, a terrorist organization.
    President Obama Addresses the Nation on the ISIL Threat

    Speaking from the State Floor in the White House on September 10, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation on the situation in Iraq and the United States’ strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL, a terrorist organization.  Video »

Messages for U.S. Citizens

  • Town Hall Meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Astana on September 16

    The U.S. Embassy in Astana would like to invite all American citizens in Kazakhstan to a town hall meeting on Tuesday, September 16 at 5:00 p.m. The program includes comments by the Ambassador, updates on consular services by the Consular Section Chief, and information on the current security situation from the Regional Security Office ..  Download (PDF, 126KB) »

  • Visa-Free Travel to Kazakhstan

    On July 15, 2014, Kazakhstan implemented a one-year pilot program that will allow all short-term U.S. citizen travelers to visit Kazakhstan without a visa for up to 15 days for all purposes of travel excluding employment and missionary work ..   Download (PDF, 216KB)  »

Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2014

  • Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2014

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