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September 21, 2017

Abulkhair Zhunisbek, Research Fellow of The Eurasian Research Institute, Gave a Seminar Titled “Prospects and Challenges of Regional Integration in Central Asia”.

Regional integration is based on several conditions such as geographical proximity, economic complementarity and similarity, as well as cultural and ideological communication. It facilitates political systems, negotiation processes and social structure. Abulkhair Zhunisbek in his seminar stated that the collapse of Soviet Union in 1991 had led to the independence […]
September 19, 2017

The Roundtable on Kazakhstan’s Contribution to Nuclear Disarmament

On September 19, 2017, ERI Senior Research Fellow Dauren Aben attended the international roundtable titled “Kazakhstan’s Path to a Nuclear-Free World” which was held at the Department of International Relations of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. The event was organized by the department’s UN Regional Promotion Center and the charitable […]
September 14, 2017

The Eurasian Research Institute changed its leadership.

Dr. Vakur Sumer has been appointed as the new Director of Eurasian Research Institute. He replaces Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nevzat Simsek, who has managed the Institute in its institutionalization process since August of 2014. During his visit to Almaty, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Ahmet Yesevi University […]
May 11, 2017

Anna Gussarova, Director and Co-founder of the Central Asia Institute for Strategic Studies (CAISS), gave a seminar titled “Russia’s Soft Power in Kazakhstan and Central Asia”.

Anna Gussarova in the seminar titled “Russia’s Soft Power in Kazakhstan and Central Asia” gave various information about the concept of soft power, Russia’s soft power understanding and the steps taken in this direction. Established in Russia in 2008, state dependent Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots […]
May 4, 2017

Saule Akhmetkaliyeva, Research Fellow of the Eurasian Research Institute gave a seminar titled “Paris Agreement on Climate Change”.

Saule Akhmetkaliyeva during the seminar titled “Paris Agreement on Climate Change” provided detailed information on the agreement itself, as well as information on the advantages and disadvantages of the agreement. She stated that the Paris Agreement was United Nations framework agreement on the issue of climate change. The agreement was […]
February 9, 2017

Analyst of the Russia and Eurasia Programme of Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs (United Kingdom), Stanislav Pritchin

1.Stanislav, at the beginning of the interview, could you please tell our readers a little about yourself? For more than ten years, I have been engaged in the study of international relations, the development of political processes in Central Asia, the South Caucasus and the Caspian region, first as a […]
January 26, 2017

Research Fellow of the Eurasian Research Institute, Kanat Makhanov, Gave a Seminar Titled “Policy of Economic Diversification in Kazakhstan”.

Kanat Makhanov outlined the structure of the economy and manufacturing sector of Kazakhstan and the effects of the Dutch disease on Kazakhstan’s economy. Looking at the economic structure of Kazakhstan between 2000 and 2015, he stated that the share of the service sector had increased over the years and it […]
January 12, 2017

Daniyar Nurbayev from the Researchers of the Eurasian Research Institute gave a seminar titled “Kazakhstan National Fund: Problems and Prospects”.

In his seminar titled “Kazakhstan National Fund: Problems and Prospects”, Daniyar Nurbayev outlined the historical development, purpose, functions and mission of the National Fund of Kazakhstan. Nurbayev also analyzed the impact of the Fund’s current situation and current external macroeconomic volatility. Nurbayev informed that the National Fund was established by […]
December 15, 2016

Daniyar Kosnazarov from Narhoz University Quality Assurance and Strategic Analysis Department gave a seminar titled “Key Strategic Trends in Central Asia 2016”.

Daniyar Kosnazarov began the seminar with congratulations on the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence. Kosnazarov noted that despite the decline of US influence in Central Asia, it was still going on. During the seminar, he discussed issues relating to the countries in the region such as the Ukraine issue, and […]
November 24, 2016

Research Fellow of the Eurasian Research Institute Zhulduz Baizakova gave a seminar titled “Current US Security Assistance to Central Asian States”.

In a seminar titled “Current US Security Assistance to Central Asian States” Juldyz Baizakova gave a detailed overview of the projects and programs in the military and security fields. Referring to the reasons for the changes in the program budgets, Baizakova said that the United States aimed to maintain security […]