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1. On January 17, 2013 the meeting of the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. V.Bozhko and the Vice-Minister of Water Industry of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Chao JUN was held. During the meeting, parties discussed issues of protection on moraine lakes.
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2. On January 1, 2013 according to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan S.Akhmetov’s order the session of the Commission for International Humanitarian Aid was held to consider the official aid to Guatemala.
3. On January 22-23, 2013 the representatives of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of RK took part in the Asian Conference on Disaster Reduction. It took place in Kobe (Japan).
4. From January 29 to February 1, 2013 the delegation of the Ministry of Rear Defense of Israel headed by the Director General of the Ministry of Rear Defense of Israel Mr. Gabriel OFIR visited to the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan to develop cooperation in the field of emergency prevention and response.
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5. On February 4, 2013 the meeting of the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. V.Bozhko and the Ambassador of the Republic of Belarus in Kazakhstan Mr. V.Brylev was held. The objective of the meeting was to discuss current and long-term projects of cooperation as well as events of 2013.
6. On February 7, 2013 the meeting of the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. V.Bozhko and the delegation of the «Grandma’s earthenware pot» Belarusian company was held. The meeting aimed to discuss the ways to find partners among Kazakhstani companies for a joint project to produce dairy products.
7. On February 11, 2013 the session of the Kazakhstani part of the Kazakhstani-Belarusian Intergovernmental Commission on trade and economic cooperation headed by the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic Kazakhstan Mr. V.Bozhko was held. The objective of the session was to consider the implementation of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. N.Nazarbayev’s orders issued after his visit to the Republic of Belarus on May 14, 2012, the terms of the Protocol of the meeting of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. S.Akhmetov with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus Mr. M.Myasnikovich held on November 9, 2012 and the Protocol of the 9th session of the Commission held on November, 2012 in Astana.
8. From February 13 to 22, 2013 Chairman of the Committee of National Control for Emergency Situations and Industrial Safety of the MES of RK Mr. N. Kunanbayev visited Pretoria and Johannesburg (the Republic of South Africa) to contact with foreign organizations in the field of industrial safety in the CIS and other countries as well as the rescue organizations dealing with the subsoil users.
9. On February 15, 2013 the Agreement on cooperation between the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Red Crescent Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan was signed.
10. On February 20, 2013 the meeting of the Vice Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. V.Petrov and the Head of the International Red Cross Committee Mr. I.Arnoldy was held. The meeting aimed to discuss efficient projects of cooperation.
11. From February 25 to March 1, 2013 the Seminar on Exchange Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge and Experience in the Field of Education for Central Asia and South Caucasus was organized by UNICEF in Istanbul. The Chief of the Disaster Prevention Division of the Emergency Prevention Department Mr. S.Nurgazin participated at the seminar.
12. On February 26-27, 2013 the session to agree the draft of the Programmes to the technical regulations of the Customs union was held in Moscow (Russian Federation). The representative of the Programmes’ draft developer from the MES of RK is the Chief of National Control for the Objects of the Boiler, Gas Enterprises and Lifting Installations of the Committee of National Control for Emergency Situations and Industrial Safety of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. V.Melnik.
13. On February 27, 2013 the meeting of the Adviser of the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. A.Egizbayev and the Head of Sub-Regional Office for Central Asia, Regional Disaster Response Adviser UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Mr. M.Vaessen was held. The meeting aimed to discuss the draft of the Plan of implementation the confidence measures on Afghanistan in the field of emergency situations.
14. On February 27, 2013 the meeting of the Vice Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. V.Petrov and the Law Enforcement Attaché of the Embassy of France in Kazakhstan Mr. P.Girard was held. During the meeting the issues on conducting the training “Response to Forest and Urban Fires”
15.   From February 27 to March 1, 2013 the Director of the Civil Defense Department Mr. Zh.Dzhumashev participated at the Civil Protection Group session held in Brussels (February 28, 2013, NATO HQ). The session aimed to consider the report 2012, current activities and events of NATO bodies (EADRCC, Ad hoc Groups, CPG) in 2013
16. On March 5, 2013 the meeting of the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. V.Bozhko and the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus Mr. A. Mikhnevich was held. The meeting aimed to discuss the development of kazakhstani-belarusian trade and economic cooperation concerning the Prime-Minister’s visit to Belarus on April, 2013.
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17. On March 6, 2013 the meeting of the representatives of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the GIS/Database Assistant OCHA Mr. Alen Chalak was held.
18. From March 13 to 14, 2013 the representatives of the MES of RK participated at the Law-and-Order Safety Exhibition in London (Great Britain).
19. From March 12 to 13, 2013 the “Civil Defense and Preparation of Civil Society to Disaster Prevention” International Conference was held in Gabala (the Republic of Azerbaijan). The delegation of the MES of RK headed by the Minister V.Bozhko participated at this event.
20. On March 14, 2013 the «Consultation for Disaster Risk Reduction post-2015» conference was held by the Regional Office of the United Nations Secretariat for International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction in Almaty.
21. On March 19, 2013 to implement the order of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan the session of the Commission for International Humanitarian Aid was held by the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan to consider the issue of the official humanitarian aid to Afghanistan and Lebanon.
22. From March 19 to 20, 2013 the representative of the MES of RK participated at the regular meeting of the expert group of CIS member states to consider a draft of the Treaty on cooperation of CIS member states in the field of emergency prevention and response held in Minsk (Belarus).
23. From March 24 to 30, 2013 the Chief of the Accident Prevention Division of the Emergency Prevention Department Mr. A.Mailebayev participated at the session in the “Research Institute of Physical Measurement” JSC held in Penza (Russian Federation).
24. On March 26, 2013 the meeting of the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic Kazakhstan Mr. V.Bozhko and NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for Caucasus and Central Asia Mr. J.Appathurai was held. The meeting aimed to discuss the cooperation between the MES of RK and NATO in the framework of Individual Partnership Action Plan of Kazakhstan and NATO.
25. During the period of 26 to 29 March, 2013 representatives of MES RK took part at the regular session of the Coordinating council on emergency situations of the member states of the Collective Security Treaty Organization which was held in Minsk (Belarus).
26. During the period of 3 to 5 April, 2013 in Istanbul (Turkey) International symposium of Economic Cooperation Organization « Economics of natural disasters» was held. Representative of MES RK participated this symposium.
27. On April 4, 2013 the expert meeting with representatives of the International Committee of Red Cross was held. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss future directions of the MES RK and ICRC cooperation.
28. On April 4-5, 2013 Minister for emergency situations of the Republic Kazakhstan V. Bozhko as a member of Prime-Minister’s official delegation visited Kiev (Ukraine).
29. During the period of 8 to 10 April, 2013 delegation of MES RK paid a visit to the FSU «Center of emergency psychological aid» of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for civil defense, emergencies and elimination of consequences of natural disasters (Moscow, Russian Federation) for the purpose of experience exchange on development of psychological service in the MES RK as well as to study the audit programs and the organization of the control and auditing of financial institutions of the MES RF.
30. On April 12, 2013 meeting of the Minister for emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan V. Bozhko with the Permanent Representative of the UN Development Programme in Kazakhstan Stephen Tull was held. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the participation of the Minister at the UN Global Platform, the opening of the Center for emergency situations and disaster risk reduction.
31. During the period of 15 to 17 April, 2013 talks to agree the draft Agreement between the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Russian Federation and Turkmenistan on cooperation in the field of emergency prevention and elimination of its consequences took place in Ashkhabad (Turkmenistan). MES RK representatives took place on those talks.
32. On April 23, 2013 meeting of the Minister for emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan V. Bozhko with the Head of staff of Belarus National Academy of Sciences P.Vityaz was held . The purpose of the meeting was to discuss fire-fighting appliances delivery and cooperation on farming equipment production issues.
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33. During the period of 23 to 27 April, 2013 representative of MES RK took part at the second session of Kazakhstani-Chinese working group on monitoring, analysis and assessment of waters quality in transfrontier rivers (Urumqi, PRC).
34. During the period of 23 to 27 April, 2013 representative of MES RK took part at the 6th session of Kazakhstan-Turkmen Intergovernmental Commission on economic, scientific, technological and cultural cooperation (Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan).
35. During the period of 25 to 26 April, 2013 the Minister for emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan V. Bozhko visited Minsk city (Belarus) as a member of delegation within the framework of Prime Minister S. Akhmetov’s official visit.
36. During the period of 6 to 8 May , 2013 the 23th session of Regional planning council of Economic Cooperation Organization was held in Tehran (Islamic Republic Iran). At this event, the Ministry for emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan was represented by A. Grigoryan - Director of International cooperation department.
37. During the period of 16 to 17 May , 2013 Advisory Panel Forum on emergency ecological situation was held in Geneva (Switzerland). Director of International cooperation department A. Grigoryan participated this event.
38. During the period of 14 to 17 May, 2013 in Zhuhai (Guangdong, China) Ministry of Civil Affairs of the PRC in conjunction with the International Civil Defence Organization (ICDO) conducted a training course on the use of remote sensing technologies in preventing and reducing disasters by National Disaster Reduction Center of China of the Ministry of civil affairs of the PRC with the purpose of providing for ICDO member countries the platform for sharing experience and good practices in application of remote sensing technologies during disasters.
39. On May 18, 2013 in Brussels (Belgium) was held a meeting of the NATO Civil Emergency Planning Committee, which was attended by Director of Department of civil defense Zh. Dzhumashev.
40. In the period from 20 to 24 May 2013 in Geneva (Swiss Confederation) was held the fourth session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction on "Invest today for a safer tomorrow." The event was attended by MES RK delegation headed by the Minister for emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan V. Bozhko.
41. During the period of 19 to 26 May , 2013 for studying of international experience in law enforcement agencies reformation representative of MES RK was send to Warsaw city (Poland) as a member of Kazakhstani delegation in the framework of project development on State programme of further upgrading law enforcement system of RK for 2014-2020.
42. From 17 to 26 May 2013 head of the Fire fighting and emergency rescue works directorate of the Committee for fire-fighting service colonel of fire-fighting service R.Kamalov visited Hong Kong (China) to study international experience of reforming law enforcement agencies in the framework of development of the draft State Program of further modernization of the law enforcement system of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2014-2020.
43. During the period of 21 to 24 May , 2013 in Moscow (Russian Federation) representatives of MES RK took part at the command-staff exercise on response to forest fire.
44. On May 27, 2013 the meeting of the vice-minister for emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan V. Petrov with the Head NATO Civil Defense Planning Group Ranger Bau was held.
45. On May 30, 2013 the meeting of the vice-minister for emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan V. Petrov with the representatives of U.S. Department of Energy was held.
46. On June 4, 2013 the meeting of the director of Emergency situations prevention department Y. Tuleuzhnov with the representatives of World Bank was held, during which the parties discussed possible areas of cooperation in the field of disaster risk reduction.
47. On June 4-5, 2013 work visit of governmental delegation headed by the Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus M. Roosyi to Astana for participation in Belarus national exhibition in Kazakhstan “Belarus EXPO -2013” was held. During this event talks between co-chairmen of Kazakh-Belarussian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation V. Bozhko and M. Roosyi took place.
48. During the period of 11 to 16 June , 2013 MES RK delegation took part in joint exercises on emergency situations elimination “Emergency aid in 8–point earthquake” within the scope of Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Shaoxing (PRC), as well as in Symposium “Elimination of emergency situations in metropolis” in Hangzhou (PRC) with the heads of state agencies on disaster management of SCO member countries in the framework of abovementioned exercise.
49. During the period of 16 to 21 June , 2013 MES RK expert of International cooperation department A. Karipbayev took part on the workshop of NATO Civil defense group «Support of host country in international assistance in the time of emergencies-problems and perspectives» in Sarayevo city (Bosnia and Herzegovina).
50. On July 1, 2013 the meeting of MES RK representatives with the representatives of «Honeywell» company was held.
51. On July 3, 2013 the meeting of the Minister for emergency situations of RK V. Bozhko with representatives of Spain company «Eulen Security» was held.
52. During the period of 16 to 17 July , 2013 at the Homel (Belarus) delegation of MES RK headed by the Minister for emergency situations of RK V. Bozhko took part on the CSTO Coordinating Council for emergency situations meeting (The Collective Security Treaty Organization) and Joint board session of MES RK, Belarus and Russia.
53. During the period of 9 to 12 July, 2013 the working visit of French fire-fighters’ delegation to Kazakhstan was held. In the course of the visit there were special fire-tactical exercises on elimination of conditional fire in new high block under construction in Astana, also special tactical exercises on natural fire fighting in Akmola region. French experts noted high professional competence and congruence of Kazakhstani rescuers. French delegation showed a whole number of presentations on fire fighting at high-rise building of Paris and forest fires at southern regions of France for MES RK staff.
54. On July 18, 2013 the meeting of the Minister for emergency situations of RK
V. Bozhko with the Head of the OSCE Centre in Astana Natalia Zarudna was held. During the meeting prospects of cooperation were discussed.
55. On 25 July 2013 in Bishkek (Kyrgyz Republic) a seminar on planning exercises "Element 2013" was held within the interaction of the SCO member states, in which a senior officer of Emergency Response Department colonel Kystaubaev Kizat participated from MES RK.
56. On 28-29 August 2013 in Grodno (Belarus) the tenth meeting of the Kazakh-Belarusian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation was held.
Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Co-Chairman of the Kazakh-Belarusian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation Bozhko Vladimir, Advisor to the Minister, the Secretary of the Kazakh-Belarusian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation Egizbaev Altynbek, expert of International cooperation department Arman Karipbaev participated at this meeting from MES RK.
57. During the period of 12 to 17 August 2013 in the village Neuhausen (Baden-Wuerttemberg, near Stuttgart) on the basis of the Federal School of Neuhausen helpdesk «Technisches Hilfswerk» and in the settlement Feldafing (Bavaria, near Munich) on the basis of international educational center GIZ a workshop on the theme "Responding on natural disasters and their consequences for Central Asia." was held by German Society for International Cooperation GIZ. It was attended by Deputy director of Emergency Response Department colonel A. Sovetov and senior expert of the International cooperation department A. Tuyakbaeva.
58. During the period of 28 to 30 August 2013 within the delegation of the Republic of Kazakhstan director of the Department of human resources E. Kultaev and head of the Division on training, personnel certification and social issues Y. Sokhin paid a working visit to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus. The purpose of the trip is analysis of the educational process and new methods of work on staff training of Belarus MES ; involvement of scientists from higher educational institutions of the Republic of Belarus for a fee to give lectures for cadets and students of Kokshetau technical institute and study the purchase of modern interactive means of training, software products and components of training facilities (layouts, booths, simulators, equipment and etc.), special literature for Kokshetau technical Institute of the Ministry.
59. On 4 September 2013 in Astana, the second meeting of the Working Group on the implementation for Disaster Management - Confidence Building Measures (DM-CBMs) within the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan. Istanbul process on Afghanistan aimed at stabilizing the military-political and economic situation in the country and the strengthening of regional security. In the framework of process six packages of confidence measures are taken: disaster management, counter terrorism, counter narcotics, trade, commerce and investment opportunities, regional infrastructure and education. Kazakhstan participates in five of them. It presides together with the Pakistan at the Group of Disaster management. From the Republic of Kazakhstan MES RK is defined as a responsible state body. Implementation plans for each of the confidence-building measures were approved by the Declaration of Foreign Affairs Ministers of the Istanbul Process member-countries on the results of the Third ministerial conference of the "Heart of Asia" countries on Afghanistan, which took place on April 26, 2013 in Almaty. The meeting in Astana was attended by representatives of the participating countries: Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, India, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan; support countries: UK, Norway, Poland, the USA, Sweden, Japan; as well as the European Union, the United Nations, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). During the meeting realization of Implementation Plan of Disaster Management - Confidence building measures was discussed, outcomes of implemented activities under this Plan in the first half of 2013 were summarized, as well as activities for the second half of 2013 and in 2014 had been planned. Implementation of measures of the current Plan is aimed at improving the system of emergency management of Afghanistan Government, as well as the expansion of regional cooperation in emergency situations. Following the event, the parties agreed to hold the next meeting of the Working Group next year in one of the countries participating in the Istanbul process.
60. On 5 September 2013 at UN Headquarters in New York the Minister for Emergency Situations of the RK V. Bozhko made a presentation at a special session of the UN General Assembly, which deals with the International Day against Nuclear Tests. In accordance with the initiative of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev the UN General Assembly in December 2009 adopted a resolution proclaiming the 29th of August - the day closure of the Semipalatinsk test site – as the International Day against Nuclear Tests. The meeting was attended by UN Secretary General Pan Gi-Moon, President of the 67th session of the UN General Assembly Vuk Jeremic, the Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Lacina Zerbo, Special Representative of the Director General of the IAEA, representatives of UN member states, as well as representatives of non-governmental organizations and the scientific community. Panel high-level meeting was held under the title "The road to zero. The UN's role in nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. "Participants exchanged views on issues of nuclear safety and the need for the international community to achieve the main goal - a nuclear-free world. Minister for Emergency Situations of the RK V. Bozhko drew the attention of the participants to the fact that Kazakhstan has strongly advocated the disarmament, calling for bold multilateral action aimed not only at reducing, but also for the complete destruction of the nuclear threat, weakening global security. Adoption of a resolution on the International Day against Nuclear Tests is a general contribution to reducing the global nuclear threat and the implementation of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.
61. On 5-6 September 2013 the XXVI meeting of the Interstate Council for Emergency Situations of natural and manmade emergencies took place in Cholpon-Ata (Kyrgyz Republic). The purpose of the meeting is consideration of a number of issues on cooperation of the CIS member states in the field of prevention and response of consequences of natural and man-made disasters. The delegation of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan headed by Vice-Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic V. Petrov took part in this event.
62. During the period from 9 to 11 September 2013 on the territory of Kyrgyzstan international exercises "Element - 2013" had been conducted on the theme: “Organization of cooperation in providing assistance in emergency situations of natural and man-made disasters that had occurred in the territory of Kyrgyzstan” in the framework of cooperation of SCO member states with assistance in dealing with emergencies. At this event from the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan the following officers of the Ministry took participation:
- Director of Department of Emergency Response Major General
D. Satylganov;
- a senior officer of Department of Emergency Response Colonel K. Kystaubaev.
63. 10 – 11 September, 2013 in Saint - Petersburg (Russian Federation) hosted the seventh meeting of heads of agencies of the member states Shanghai Cooperation Organization, dealing with the prevention and elimination. After the seventh meeting of September 11 implemented airplane flight Ministry for Emergency Situations of Russia in the Kyrgyz Republic to observe the demonstration part of the international exercise of SCO member states "Element - 2013". The teachings were held in Tamchi village on the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyz Republic on 11-12 September 2013. In these events made the participation of delegations Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan headed by the Minister for Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan Vladimir Bozhko.
64. In the period from 11 to 14 September 2013 Head of training, certification and social affairs of staffing Department Sokhin Yuri and Deputy Head of Academic Affairs of Kokshetau Technical Institute MES RK Prange Vadim took part at the ceremony of taking the oath cadets first year of the National University of Civil Defence of Ukraine. During the visit they studied the experience of work of the High School.
65. September 16-17, 2013 Minister for Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan, co-chairman of the Kazakh-Afghan intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation Vladimir Bozhko took part in the fifth session of the Kazakh-Afghan intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation in Kabul (Islamic Republic of Afghanistan).
Purpose of the session – discuss the perspective trend of the bilateral cooperation and current problem questions.
66. In the period from 18 to 21 September 2013 in Brussels (Belgium) Director of the Department of Civil Defense Colonel Dzhumashev Zhasulan Kdyrguzhievich seconded to attend the meeting of the Group of Civil Protection of NATO.
Purpose of the meeting – discuss the currency activity and the activity of NATO units, estimated in 2013.
67. September 18, 2013 in Astana, the regular meeting of the Joint Scientific and Technical Council Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus, Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Emergency situations of Kazakhstan V.Bozhko, co-chairs of the Joint Science and Technology Council - Vice-Minister for Emergency situations of Kazakhstan V. Petrov, Deputy Minister for Emergency situations of Russian Federation A. Chupriyan, Deputy Minister for Emergency situations of Belarus Lasuta GF, as well as heads of departments and leading scientists of Emergencies ministries of the three countries.
The implementation of state fire control, ways and means to improve its effectiveness discussed during the meeting. Within the framework of the Joint Scientific and Technical Council has set up an expert group on the issues of education and public notification and approved the Council working plan for 2014.
68. September 19, 2013 in Nuremberg (Federal Republic of Germany) held an information seminar "Civil security and fire protection in Kazakhstan", which was attended by S. Aubakirov - Chairman of the Fire Service. This event was organized by order of German Federal ministry of Economy and technology with the aim to familiarization with the Kazakhstani market in the sphere of the supply of security.
69. On September 26-27, 2013 in Almaty region, the third joint meeting of Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic. MES RK delegation headed by the Minister Vladimir Bozhko took part in this event.
70. In the period from 25 to 27 September 2013 in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) held a regular meeting on the harmonization of the draft Agreement between the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and Turkmenistan on cooperation in the field of emergency prevention and response on the Caspian Sea. The event will be attended by:
- Grigoryan Armais Semenovich - Director of International Cooperation Department;
- Arystanbek Bakytzhan Zhumabergenuly - expert of International Cooperation Department.
71. September 30 and October 1 the expert meeting of Kazakh-russian working group for create a joint system of space monitoring and forecasting of emergency situations was held in Astana.
During the expert meeting it was reviewed and prepared 9 draft documents, including projects of common methods, requirements, algorithms of data transmission and reception, interaction protocols, regulations of rapid information exchange, joint list of space data needs of parties.
72. In the period from 1 to 2 October 2013 in Minsk a meeting of an expert group to harmonize and finalize the agreement on cooperation of member - states of CIS in the field of emergency prevention and response. The expert of International Cooperation Department participated in the meeting.
The meeting was attended besides authorized representatives and experts from different departments of the Republic of Armenia, Belarus, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, Ukraine, as well as members of the Executive Committee of the CIS.
73. October 1, 2013 a meeting between the Minister for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan Vladimir Bozhko and the Permanent Representative of the UN Development Programme in Kazakhstan Stephen Tull was held in Astana. Questions of the Center for Emergency and Disaster Risk Reduction in Almaty and jointly implemented the project with the assistance of related grant were discussed.
74. In the period from 6 to 13 October 2013 DCD senior officer Major                                                                           D. Bayssanbaev took part in an international course for trainers specialists of primary response to NBC cases in the Professional Training Centre of the Directorate General Fire Safety and Civil Defence Ministry of Interior of Bulgaria (Montana, Republic of Bulgaria). The aim of the course - to familiarize the participants with an international curriculum on NBC, the necessary requirements for its implementation, strengthening interoperability experts at international response to NBC cases.
75. In the period from 6 to 12 October in order to establish cooperation and exchange of experience and training of special staff to create the Kazakhstan Agency for official development assistance and technical support «KazAID» in Seoul in the delegation of the Republic of Kazakhstan was sent to the Director of International Cooperation Department A. Grigoryan
76. In the period from 14 to 19 October 2013 in the conference and workshop on exchange of experience preparing and conducting operations and exercises the Euro-Atlantic Coordination Centre for disaster response and disaster NATO (Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia) was attended by the head of the organization of rescue operations of DEM Colonel E. Nurseitov and Deputy Head of DES of Almaty oblast Colonel M. Kabylov.
In the fourth quarter of 2013 conducted by the Ministry of internal procedures:
for ratification:
Protocol to the Agreement between the Governments of the Member States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization on mutual assistance in emergency situations on 26 October 2005;
Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic on the establishment of the Centre for Emergency and Disaster Risk Reduction;
Protocol to the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Russian Federation on cooperation in the field of prevention of industrial accidents, natural disasters and mitigation of 28 March 1994 on a simplified procedure of crossing the border rescue services and units;
in harmonization:
Draft Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on cooperation in civil defense, prevention and emergency response;
Draft Agreement on cooperation in prevention and emergency response in the Caspian Sea.
On 9-10 October 2013, as part of Project on Regional Economic Cooperation USAID organized III Central Asian Trade Forum in Almaty. The Forum objectives: development of trade relations between Central Asia and Afghanistan, discuss economic competitiveness of Central Asia, cover aspects of economic integration. Egizbaev A.K., advisor to the Minister of Emergency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, attended the Forum.
On 16-18 October 2013, Ministry of Emergency (“ME”) of the Kyrgyz Republic held the Regional Ministerial Conference for "Regional cooperation in reducing risk of disaster in Central Asia" in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. A delegation from ME RK led by Aubakirov S.G., the Chairman of the Committee of fire safety ME RK, attended this event. Main objectives of the Conference: to develop priority joint actions to strengthen regional cooperation in Central Asia, to exchange problem solving experience in reducing a risk of natural disaster, as well as support development of the Centre for Emergency and reduction a risk of natural disaster in Almaty city.
On 17 October 2013, Vladimir Bozhko, the Minister for Emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with Elena Paniklova, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Nations Development Program (“UNDP”) in Kazakhstan and Stanislav Kim, Director of UNDP Department of Energy and Environment. During the meeting, UNDP representatives described details of project for related grant and budget execution.
On 22 October 2013, Vladimir Bozhko, the Minister for Emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with Kae Yanagisawa, JICA General Director of Department of East and Central Asia and the Caucasus. The parties agreed that Kazakhstan will support the Government of Japan for its research mission for struggle with natural disaster, which will take place from 19 October to 26 November 2013.
On 21 October 2013, MES RK employees met with representatives of French Embassy in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
On 23 October 2013, Vice Minister for Emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Valery Petrov, met with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the State of Israel in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Eliyahu Tasmania.
On 22-24 October 2013, a group of trainers was assigned; training modules were developed and approved a calendar of activities for 2014 during a working meeting within the framework of MADRiD (Global Institute for Education and Training for reducing risk of natural disaster, in Incheon city) in the Centre for Emergency and reduction risk of natural disaster in Almaty. Vice Minister for Emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Smailov Z.A., and Head of the Multilateral Cooperation Department of International Cooperation, Zhanguzhinov A.M., attended the meeting.
On 28 October 2013, Askar Sadu, the Chairman of the Committee for state material reserves, met with a delegation of the UN World Food Program and Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, led by Koryun Alaverdyan, the Regional advisor of Emergency and Response of UN World Food Program in Cairo.
A delegation of MES RK led by Eleusinov N.A., Director of the MES Department of Information and Communication, carried out a working visit to the National Center of critical situations of the MES of the Russian Federation in Moscow during the period from 29 to 31 October 2013.
In order to participate in attestation of local team for search and rescue according to standards of the UN International Search And Rescue Advisory Group (“INSARAG”) Sovetov A.S., Head of rescue services, Department of Emergency Response MES RK, Salikov K.M., senior specialist of rescue services, Department of Emergency Response ME RK, Tsoy V.K., Head of republic operational rescue services team ME RK, and Dautov O.S., Head of the Central Regional airmobile operational rescue services team ME RK, were sent to Minsk, Republic of Belarus, for the period 5-9 November 2013.
On 11 November 2013, based on Korea initiative, Vladimir Bozhko, the Minister for Emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with Peck Chuhenom, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in the Republic of Kazakhstan at his residence to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation.
In order to exchange experience on development of the Kazakh Agency for official development assistance and technical support “KazAID” Armais S.G., Director of Department of International Cooperation, MES RK, was sent within a delegation from the Republic of Kazakhstan to Paris, France in the period 12-16 November 2013.
On 20 November 2013, Vladimir Bozhko, Minister for Emergency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with the UN Children's Fund (“UNICEF”) representatives. During the meeting the parties discussed preparations for the National High-Level Conference for reducing risk of disaster in education as part of DIPECHO VII project.
On 26-27 November 2013, a business game on the theme "Development of joint actions to prevent and resolve the crisis in a member country of the Collective Security Treaty Organization” was held at the CSTO United Headquarter and Secretary. Kystaubaev K.E., senior officer of Department of Emergency Response, participated as MES RK representative.
On 27-28 November 2013, a Working group meeting held in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation to discuss a draft Glossary of technical terms in harmonization of legislation of CSTO member states for Emergency Response as well as meeting of the Advisory Board of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly CSTO. Zhumatov S.M., expert of Legal Department attended as MES RK representative.
5-9 November 2013 a delegation of Ministry for Emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan led by Gabbasov S.G., Director of Strategic planning, information analytical job, science and new technologies, took a working visit to the Ministry of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM) of the Russian Federation.
Mirsalimova R.A., Head of Medicine of Disaster and Psychological service MES RK, participated at a seminar for rapid assessment of the risk of emergencies in public health in Copenhagen, Kingdom of Denmark, during the period 5-6 December 2013.
An experts’ working meeting of the CSTO member states hosted in Astana during the period 11-13 December 2013. The parties discussed a number of issues that will be submitted for consideration at the next meeting of the Coordinating Council on Emergency CSTO.
Employees of MES RK attended on a regular meeting to negotiate and agree draft Agreement on cooperation in prevention and emergencies elimination in the Caspian sea between the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Russia Federation and the Republic of Turkmenistan, in Ashgabat, the Republic of Turkmenistan, in the period 18-20 December 2013.
On 23 December 2013, Vladimir Bozhko, Minister for Emergency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, met with Elena Paniklova, Deputy Permanent Representative of the United Nations Development Program in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The purposes of the meeting were summarizing results of cooperation in 2013, as well as discuss perspective directions for 2014.