INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE "20 YEARS OF THE OSCE IN THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN: CO-OPERATION AND ACHIEVEMENTS"

On October 11, 2018, at 9.00, the international conference “20 years of OSCE in the Republic of Kazakhstan: co-operation and accomplishments” will take place in the building of the Nazarbayev Center. The event was organized by the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy, the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy, the OSCE Program Office in Astana with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The official opening of the international conference will be attended by State Secretary of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulshara Abdykalikova, OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Head of the Office of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Acting Director of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy Makhmud Kasymbekov, Head of the OSCE Program Office in Astana, Ambassador Gyorgy Szabo.

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Austria, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to international organizations in the city of Vienna Kairat Sarybay, Consultant of the Office of the OSCE Special Representative on combating human trafficking Madina Dzharbusynova, representative of UN Women in Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, Head of the Multi-Country Office in Kazakhstan (Central Asia) Elain M. Konkievich, First Deputy Director of the Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy Amerkhan Rakhimzhanov, OSCE representatives, diplomatic missions, representatives of political and business elite of Kazakhstan.

The conference is held with the aim of attracting Kazakh and foreign politicians, representatives of diplomatic missions, authoritative experts to discuss the role of the OSCE in the global world and its interaction with the Republic of Kazakhstan in the context of 20-year bilateral co-operation. At the conference, issues of co-operation between the OSCE and Kazakhstan in the military-political, economic-environmental and humanitarian areas will be discussed.

In the framework of the conference, an exhibition and a video about OSCE activities in Kazakhstan will be demonstrated.