Kazakhstan starts new social project Jas Diplomat

26 October, 2018, 17:13 361
Kazakhstan starts new social project Jas Diplomat

The project implies cooperation between state schools of Astana and foreign diplomatic missions. 

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has given a start to the 'Jas Diplomat' unique project with the participation of foreign diplomatic missions and school-gymnasiums of the city of Astana, BNews.kz reports referring to a press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan. 

The event was initiated by the Foreign Ministry under the supported by the Ministry of Education and Science, the capital city's Mayor's Office and the Focal Point, the UN Model within the implementation of the programme of the head of state 'Rukhani zhangyru'. 

Photo credit: press service of Kazakh Foreign Ministry

The project's implementation implies cooperation between state schools of Astana and foreign diplomatic missions. In November-December different meaningful activities will be held, enabling pupils of the city's schools to learn about specifics of diplomatic missions at first hand. Eventually, following the authors' idea, the pupils will a simulated session following the UN Model u8nder the theme 'Future Energy' representing the country with diplomats of which they have worked. 

Photo credit: press service of Kazakh Foreign Ministry

In his welcome speech, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Roman Vasilyenko thanked foreign embassies and school-gymnasiums for accepting to take part in the project, as well as note that the project was developed to make a considerable contribution to form a wider outlook and healthy worldviews among the rising generation. 

"Our event before 2018 is of a special significance and urgency, that was announced by the head of state as 'The Year of Youth' in the recent Address to the people of Kazakhstan," said Roman Vasilyenko. 

The project has involved 7 states, they are Brazil, Germany, Georgia, Korea, Poland, Turkey and Japan, as well as 7 schools of Astana, among them are schools-gymnasiums No.3, No.4, No.5, No.6, No.48, No.75 and No.81.