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Volunteerism & ICTs: Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan at a Glance
|Languages||Kazak (Qazaq), official language spoken by over 40% of population; Russian, official language spoken by two-thirds of population and used in everyday business|
|Religions||Muslim, 47%; Russian Orthodox, 44%; Protestant, 2%; other, 7%|
|Ethnicity||Kazak (Qazaq) 46%, Russian 34.7%, Ukrainian 4.9%, German 3.1%, Uzbek 2.3%, Tatar 1.9%, other 7.1% (1996)|
|Population||15,284,929 (July 2007 est.)|
|Capital||Astana, 280,200 (formerly Aqmola; capital since 1997)|
Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Kazakhstan
ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Kazakhstan.
We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.
ICVolunteers Projects in Kazakhstan:
Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Meeting
The overall goal of UNITAR's Persistent Organic Pollutants activities is to provide support to developing countries and countries with economies in transition to take measures to eliminate or reduce the release of POPs into the environment.
Eurasia International Digital Exchange and Advocacy Network
CIVICUS is the World Alliance for Citizen Participation is an international alliance of members and partners which constitute an influential network of organizations.
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