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ISTC joins Kenyan Young Generation in Nuclear for a Webinar on Nuclear Safety


The Kenyan Young Generation in Nuclear has organized a series of webinars do discuss the prospects for nuclear science and technology in Africa, to advocate for better nuclear education and to promote the need of nuclear safety and security across the continent.

Undergraduate Students from the Eurasian National University with Summer Internship at ISTC


Nur-Sultan, 17 June. A group of undergraduate students from the Eurasian National University who are on a summer internship with ISTC held on 16 June an on-line discussion on the reform of the United Nations.

The Titans of Nuclear Podcast interviews Dr. David Otwoma, an ISTC-affiliated Expert from Kenya


Bret Kugelmass, the host of the Titans of Nuclear podcast that features experts on nuclear energy, interviewed on 10 June 2020 Dr. David Otwoma, Chief Analyst at the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), Kenya, who is also a resource person for the ISTC – implemented EU Project MC 5.01 15B Support to Southern African States in Nuclear Safety and Safeguards.

P 60 Steering Committee Discusses Results, Charts Ways ahead in the New Stage of the Project


Convened at an on-line meeting on 28 May 2020, members of the Steering Committee of Project 60 assessed the main results that they achieved together in support to the nuclear security in the region of Eastern and Central Africa during the first stage of the project from the beginning of 2017 to the end of 2019. ISTC P 60 Project Manager Kamen Velichkov and ENCO P-60 Team Leader Nicolas Delaunay presented the key achievements and highlighted expected activities, events and partnerships that will constitute the core of the project’s second phase.

ISTC supports the publication of "Export Control Handbook" for the Kyrgyz Republic


ISTC implements its "Targeted Initiatives Export Control" on double-use materials and intangible technologies in Central Asia, a program is financed by the European Union.

P 53 Booklet


EU CBRN CoE Project 53 Booklet

ISTC and the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan to Cooperate on New Technologies


On 12 May 2020 ISTC Executive Director David Cleave received at the ISTC Main Office in Nur Sultan Mr. Bauyrzhan Ibrayev, Director General, Atomic Energy, NAC Kazatomprom, with whom he discussed the assessment by the ISTC Scientific Advisory Council of a new technology, for the processing and disposal of radioactive waste.



ISTC provides equipment support to the Kazakh Ministry of Health in the fight against the Coronovirus, Covid 19 Pandemic

ISTC & Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology sign a Memorandum of Cooperation


ISTC Executive Director David Cleave and other ISTC project management and procurement staff met with representatives of the German Biosecurity Program, Bundeswehr /institute of Microbiology

Burundi Officials, P 60 Team Leader discuss the Extension of the Project and the Draft Nuclear Law


During a two-day mission to Burundi, lasting from 12 to 14 February 2020, the Project 60 Team Leader met officials and experts from the host country to discuss important topics related to the extension of the Project and to the setup of the national nuclear and RN legislative framework.

Meeting between Representatives of ISTC and UNDP


Executive Director David Cleave and Deputy Executive Director Aidyn Turebayev met with Mr. Vitalie Vremis Deputy Resident Representative and his UNDP team

ISTC Participates as Observer in the IAEA International Conference on Nuclear Security 2020, Convenes a Tripartite Working Meeting with AFCONE and IAEA


On 10 February 2020, the IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi opened the Third International Conference on Nuclear Security: Sustaining and Strengthening Efforts (ICONS 2020)

ISTC Welcomes the UN Resolution on Youth, Disarmament and Non-proliferation, Works for Its Implementation


On 12 December 2019, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted Resolution 74/64 on Youth, disarmament and non-proliferation.

ISTC Attends the Annual Meeting of the Nuclear Society of Kazakhstan


ISTC Executive Director David Cleave attended on 31 January 2020 in Nur Sultan the annual meeting of the Nuclear Society of Kazakhstan.

A 2019 Survey of CBRN Related Topics in Kenya Recalls the Visit of the ISTC Management to Nairobi


In a retrospective survey of the events in 2019 related to Kenya’s CBRN security and vulnerability, the well-known Kenyan foreign policy commentator Bernard Gitau reminded to the readership of the People Daily about the visit to Nairobi of the ISTC Management in mid-2019

ISTC Supports Training of Radiation Scientists from Zambia and from Zimbabwe under Project MC 5.01 15B


ISTC supported the conduct in Livingston of a specialized training course on the Information Tracking System for radiation experts from Zambia and from Zimbabwe



The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) is an intergovernmental organization connecting scientists from Kazakhstan, Armenia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Georgia with their peers and research organizations in the EU, Japan, Republic of Korea, Norway and the United States.


ISTC facilitates international science projects and assists the global scientific and business community to source and engage with CIS and Georgian institutes that develop or possess an excellence of scientific know-how.

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