On July 22, 2019, the United Nations in Kazakhstan hosted a Round Table on the theme: “The UN and Kazakhstan: Prospects for Future Cooperation”.
The main topic was devoted to conducting expert consultations in the “The World Cafe” format in order to determine the scope of activities, results and prospects of cooperation of UN agencies in Kazakhstan and in Central Asia for the development of the UN Framework for Cooperation in Sustainable Development for the 2021-2025 years. According to the results of the event, it is planned to prepare an analytical review entitled “Overall Country Assessment”, which will reflect the national vision of sustainable development, the main priorities of national development, as well as the main opportunities and challenges in achieving the SDGs. The round table was attended by non-governmental organizations (NGOs), representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Almaty, UN agencies based in Almaty, as well as representatives of the academic community. Аl-Farabi KazNU was represented by Delovarova L.F. the head of UNAI Hub of the University, Dean of the Faculty of Geography and Environmental Management, Doctor of Geographical Sciences, Professor, Salnikov V.G. and Shyngyssova N.T. Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Head of the Department of UNESCO, International Journalism and Media in the Society.