In 2013, to improve the futures of Kyrgyz children with special needs, the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia established an Inclusive Education Resource Centre in Bishkek to prepare children between the ages of 6-8 with special needs for entering into mainstream schooling.
On 4-5 November, at the invitation of the Russian Foreign Minister H.E. Sergey Lavrov, New Zealand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Hon Murray McCully made an official working visit to the Russian Federation.
A Citizens Initiated Referendum on the question “Do you support the Government selling up to 49% of Meridian Energy, Mighty River Power, Genesis Power, Solid Energy and Air New Zealand?" will run from Friday 22 November until Friday 13 December 2013.
The Ministry for Primary Industries has received results confirming that the bacteria found in the whey protein concentrate (WPC) manufactured by Fonterra is not Clostridium botulinum. The organism is confirmed as Clostridium sporogenes. It is therefore not capable of producing botulism causing toxins.