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September 28, 2021

Connected by Waters: The Issue of Water as a Factor of Regional Cooperation in Central Asia

It is well known that water scarcity is one of the most serious challenges that Central Asia is about to face in the near future. According to the World Resources Institute, Turkmenistan is among the top 17 countries that face extremely high water stress; Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan are in the […]
September 25, 2021

Agenda of Cooperation in Central Asia According To Common Interests

At a time when the political and security issues in the region became more and more important, a consultation meeting was held under the chairmanship of the leaders of the Central Asian states, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov, President of Tajikistan Imamali Rahman, President of […]
September 15, 2021

The Coming to Power of the Taliban in Afghanistan: Regional and Global Effects

With the withdrawal of the US and NATO troops from Afghanistan, the Taliban, who progressed step by step, took the capital Kabul with an unexpected speed on August 15th 2021, without a war, once again shocked the whole world. There is a serious chaos in Afghanistan with the fall of […]
July 31, 2021

Creation of the Central Asian Higher Educational Area: Prospects for Regional Internationalization

On June 18, 2021, an agreement to create a unified higher education area in the Central Asian region – the Turkestan Declaration was signed by the ministers of education of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. By establishing the Central Asian Higher Educational Area (CAHEA), Central Asian representatives aspire to enhance […]
July 28, 2021

Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan

International trade plays a crucial role for Uzbekistan. The country has been one of the most important suppliers of agricultural products, including cotton, fruits, and vegetables. Since independence, Uzbekistan started to conduct gradual reforms. Import-substitution policy with strong protection of the internal market were the features of the country’s economy. […]
July 22, 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic and Remittances to Central Asia

From the very beginning, the negative impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on international human mobility, particularly labor migration, due to closed borders and travel restrictions would seem unavoidable, as the United Nations report suggested, between July 2019 to June 2020 alone international migration de-creased by about 27 percent, with […]
July 19, 2021

Humanities and Culture Projects: Support and Funding

The issue of supporting and funding cultural and humanitarian research, projects, and programs has been and remains challenging for many countries. The essence of humanitarian and cultural activities is that they do not generate significant income, do not lend themselves to commercialization as techno-logical or natural science branches of knowledge. […]
July 19, 2021

Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine: Not In the Commonwealth Of Independent States Any More, Not In the European Union Yet

Since recently, Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia have been engaging in active mutual cooperation in their pursuit of European integration. All three states signed their respective association agreements with the “European Union (“EU”)” in 2014. On June 24, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the three countries held meetings with the […]
July 8, 2021

International Nuclear Politics: Why Do Countries Want To Have Nuclear Weapons?

Any weapon that creates an explosion as a result of the release of energy by a chemical reaction of atomic nuclei through fission, fusion, or the mixing of both is generally called a nuclear weapon. The first use of nuclear weapons in international relations was realized by the United States […]
July 3, 2021

A Brief Review on Youth Policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

As of today, the population of Kazakhstan, which is approaching 19 million, has an average age of 30.7 recorded in 2020. With this average, almost half of the population of Kazakhstan, which ranks 114th in the world, is under the age of 29. The ratio of the population be-tween the […]