Eradication of poverty and hunger
- Co-ordinationof efforts in ensuring food security;
- Increasedcontrol over the market of genetically modified foods;
- Reductionof income inequality on a global scale;
- Preventionof tension in the food markets by limiting speculation in food prices;
- Strengtheningthe cooperation in the regional fight against hunger and poverty;
- Further development ofinstitutions providing humanitarian assistance;
- Strengthening tangible and intangible aid to underdeveloped countries.
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Nowadays the problem of climate changing in general and particularly of global warming, has become one of the most important areas of scientific and technological activities. The leading institutions in many developed and developing countries are dealing with this issue, almost all international organizations have programs of cooperation addressed to global warming.
Price volatility is having a serious impact on food security as it affects the income of households and the solvency of population. Simply put, it can transfer vulnerable to the category of poor and undernourished. Price volatility combined with the price levels can also have an impact on the welfare of farms and food security. The higher the prices, the stronger the volatility consequences to welfare of consumers at that in this case, however, manufacturers benefit. This interrelation means that the orientation of the steep increase of prices does not solve the general problem of human welfare.
Over the past four years, the food prices volatility has hit millions of people, quality of their nutrition and undermined food security. The level of price volatility in commodity markets also undermined the plans of developing countries in terms of economic growth and poverty reduction. After that during the decades food prices were at historically low levels, in the last five years they have increased significantly and have become more volatile. Essentially price volatility is the essence of existence by itself of the market, however, the degree of price volatility and the number of countries affected by this remains very high.
That is why the volatility of food prices in the context of its growth has caused considerable anxiety and created a real problems for many countries.
Measures should be taken in response to the uprise of this unprecedented trend in food prices to protect the vulnerable from the negative effects of growth and volatility of food prices.
Formation of the National Standard of quality of life due to the strategic goal of Kazakhstan joining the 50 most competitive countries of the world, which primarily requires solving the task of improving the quality of life of citizens.
Kazakhstan continues to implement policies based on a system of state guarantees of the values of human life and human rights.
The main socio-economic conditions are ensured by the establishment of minimum social standards, which will lay equal starting opportunities for self-realization. This is guaranteed by the government and the law, especially in the current conditions of overcoming with the adverse effects of instability in global financial and commodity markets.
The national standard of quality of life is a kind of level to meet the needs that the state should not be omitted. Social standards allow, respectively, to build the policy, as well as to lay the conditions that must be performed in the budget.
Thus, to create a national standard of quality of life is to establish a minimum level of state guarantees for the implementation of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan of socio- economic rights, and at the same time to define a guideline for the implementation of socio -economic policy aimed at improving the competitiveness of Kazakhstan in all spheres of life.
In view of the conducted analysis, can be defined the following basic directions of the national standard of quality of life, such as high level of income per capita, which must not be lower than the European average, high-quality and affordable health care, advanced and affordable education is in demand in the country and in the world, achieving a balance in the development of cities and villages, widespread support for socially vulnerable people , clean environment, and others.
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İstanbul - Türkiye,
6-8 November 2013