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2015

  • Ambassador George A. Krol delivers a speech at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
    Ambassador George A. Krol delivers a speech at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

    On April 16, Ambassador George A. Krol delivered his first public speech as U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan on the broad and productive U.S.-Kazakhstan bilateral relationship to students and professors of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. 

  • The 70th anniversary of Buchenwald Liberation
    The 70th Anniversary of Buchenwald Liberation

    April 11, 2015 marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald concentration camp by U.S. forces. On that day, at the invitation of the Association of Prisoners of Fascism, we gathered at the eternal flame in Panfilov Park to honor former prisoners and remember those lost during the war. The survivors who told their stories on this anniversary are inspiration to all of humanity. 

  • ASM BioResource Center
    ASM BioResource Center

    March 20, the U.S. Consul General Theresa Grencik opened the ASM BioResource Center at the Kazakhstan National Medical University, a project funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control in partnership with the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). The ASM BioResource Center will provide Kazakhstan National Medical University important resources, including books, journals.. 

  • Business without Barriers: Seminar for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities
    Business without Barriers: Seminar for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

    On March 19, Consul General Theresa Grencik opened “Business without Barriers: Seminar for Entrepreneurs with Disabilities” in partnership with “Shyrak” Association of Women with Disabilities. The purpose of the seminar is to stimulate entrepreneurial activity among disabled people by providing them with tools, tips, and information from the very best professionals in each area.. 

  • Consul General Participates in UN Anniversary Conference
    Consul General Participates in UN Anniversary Conference

    At Kazakhstan National University conference commemorating the 23rd anniversary of Kazakhstan’s accession into the United Nations, Consul General Theresa Grencik joined Kazakhstan’s first Ambassador to United Nations, Akmaral Arystanbekova.ited Nations, Consul General Theresa Grencik joined Kazakhstan’s first Ambassador to UN, Akmaral Arystanbekova. 

  • “Break of Reality” and Galymzhan Moldanazar in Almaty
    “Break of Reality” and Galymzhan Moldanazar in Almaty

    As a part of its Kazakhstan tour the innovative American cello/drum rock ensemble “Break of Reality” performed in Almaty on February 28 and March 1, 2015 in Almaty. The band collaborated with Kazakh performing artist Galymzhan Moldanazar, a leading voice of contemporary music in Kazakhstan, cleverly combining Kazakh lyrics with electro-pop and synth-funk. 

  • Ambassador George A. Krol
    Arrival of Ambassador George A. Krol

    Ambassador George A. Krol arrived in Astana on February 3, 2015. Ambassador Krol was sworn in as United States Ambassador to Kazakhstan on January 8th, and he looks forward to presenting his credentials to President Nazarbayev. 

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