Albina Muratbekova

Albina Muratbekova

Senior Research fellow

Dr.Albina Muratbekova is a research fellow of the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. Albina holds a PhD degree in Oriental Studies from Al Farabi Kazakh National University. She was a Fellow of the EUCACIS PhD support programme, Fudan Fellow 2017, a visiting student of the Cambridge Central Asia Forum at the University of Cambridge along with being an exchange student at Lanzhou University. Previously, she had worked at the international departments of Narxoz and AlmaU universities on the implementation of the internationalization strategy of th

Staff's Publications

April 28, 2022

Discussion of India’s Cyber Security Development Trends

With the growing penetration of digital technologies, cyber security has become an essential part of national security. In order to prevent cyber threats, governments are advancing national cybersecurity strategies and developing new legal mechanisms. India, being among the largest digital economies in the world, is also working on strengthening its […]
March 14, 2022

China’s and India’a Summits with Central Asia: Latest Developments

On January 25, 2022, China hosted a virtual summit to commemorate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the Central Asian states. Two days later, on January 27th, India also gathered all central Asian leaders to celebrate the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Heads of states of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, […]
March 1, 2022

Revival of the Collective Security Treaty Organization

The January 2022 events in Kazakhstan boosted the popularity of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which for the first time in its history entered its peacekeeping mission into effect. Against the backdrop of the newfound significance, the paper scrutinizes the institutional build-up of the CSTO. In May 1992, the […]
February 2, 2022

Post-Pandemic India-Central Asia Dialogue

On December 19, 2021, the first time after the COVID-19 breakout, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of India and Central Asian states met in New Delhi for the third meeting of the India-Central Asia Dialogue. The dialogue meeting was chaired by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of India, Dr S. Jaishankar. […]
December 10, 2021

China’s New Cybersecurity Regulations and its Potential Effects

Being the largest digital market in the world in terms of digital payments, mobile services with the largest number of internet users, China has been working on reinforcing its cybersecurity. In line with President Xi Jinping’s vision of data-driven governance that recognizes in 2020 the data as the fifth “factor […]
November 22, 2021

Kazakhstan’s Aspirations in Climate Change Policy

During an international conference “Ways to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement and Kazakhstan’s carbon neutrality” on October 13, 2021, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev reaffirmed the country’s commitment to climate change policy. While emphasizing the need for urgent modification of fuel and energy structures, update of industry policies and regulations, […]
October 22, 2021

Kazakhstan – South Korea Relations in the Light of the Visit of President Tokayev

On August 16-17, 2021, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev paid a state visit to South Korea at the invitation of President Moon Jae-in, who visited Kazakhstan in April 2019. Being the first foreign president visiting Seoul since the pandemic, President Tokayev highlighted the importance of strategic partnership between two countries and reiterated […]
October 8, 2021

The 20th Anniversary of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation: State of Affairs

The anniversary summit of the SCO Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) chaired by Tajik President Emomali Rahmon was held in Dushanbe on September 17, 2020. Attended by the presidents of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan as member states, and Belarus, Iran as SCO observer states, […]
September 27, 2021

Highlights of G7 Summit 2021

The first summit of the G7 group after the outbreak of coronavirus in 2019 finally happened in Cornwall on 11-13 June 2021. The U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson as a host of the summit invited besides the G7 leaders, heads of Australia, South Africa, and South Korea as observers, along […]
August 27, 2021

China’s Third-Child Policy Challenges

On May 31, 2021, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China announced a new policy that allows couples to have up to three children instead of the previous two-child limit. Although the introduced measures aim to stimulate the birth rate to obtain a long-term term balance of population […]