ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The grand opening of the VI AEF and WAC. President Nursultan Nazarbayev said Kazakhstan is making steady progress toward its goal of being one of the 50 most competitive countries in the world. The strategy Kazakhstan 2050 will turn Kazakhstan into one of the 30 most developed countries, with the help of innovative economic and social principles, he said. Kazakhstan intends to develop renewable energy sources and annually invest 2 percent of the national GDP in green modernization. "I propose to establish a G-Global Board of Trustees" that will establish and oversee research fundamental to the idea of G-Global.
The World Anti-Crisis Conference. Unemployment in Europe has reached an unprecedented level. This year the number of unemployed is about 26 million people, which is 1.5 times more than 5 years ago. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, criticized the current structure of the EU: "The European countries follow a policy of combatting unemployment, but acting this way they reduce and undermine infrastructure projects that could create workplaces. Urgent actions and solutions to the debt problem are required for saving Europe."
Plenary Session "Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific Region." The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific Ocean (ESCAP): "In 2013, reduction in economic growth against a background of a rapid deceleration last year caused by external factors will occur in the Asia-Pacific region. Macroeconomic policy may play a significant role in the region's reorientation towards a more inclusive and sustainable growth. This growth shall be a priority in the Asia-Pacific region's development agenda after 2015."
Plenary Session "The Strategy of Sustainable Energy of Kazakhstan 2050. Strategy key points: national energy self-sufficiency for 10 or more years; cost minimization of the power generation system, and energy transmission and distribution; creation of a decentralized energy production and consumption system; creation of a mix of energy sources, using new production technologies, and new transfer, conversion and use; transformation of today's triple-balance approach of "economy - energy - environment" into quadruple balance "economy - energy - environment - social efficiency", or sustainable energy based on knowledge.
Plenary Session "New Energy Landscape - Key Elements of Future Energy". Experts believe that the Kazakhstan's future will include new solar and wind energy projects and expect new investments in Kazakhstan.
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SOURCE "Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists" Association