26 November 2016
November 20, 2016, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke about the possibility of accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, which was quite unexpected.
10 November 2016
Donald Trump's winning the presidential election in the US came to be a big surprise for many, not only in America, but throughout the rest of the world. You could even say that in a certain sense, it was a real shock. Nobody expected that the politician, who was repeatedly accused of political incorrectness, even racism and incompetence, with virtually the entire American establishment being against him, could possibly win.
03 November 2016
In difficult times, any government faces the issue of efficiency. The challenges faced by Kazakhstan in recent years, after the collapse of primary commodity markets, revealed the need to find new solutions in economic policy and management. And, obviously, the competition in economic thoughts and ideas is required for that. So, in September, Prime Minister Bakhytzhan Sagintayev met with independent economists who shared their vision of the development of Kazakhstan's economy.
28 October 2016
The new issue of the scientific journal "Kazakhstan in global processes" contains articles on recent issues of Kazakhstan's economy, politics and society, as well as the trends in international relations.
01 October 2016
On 29 September, a representative of the Indian military made an unexpected announcement. According to him, the Indian army launched a series of "surgical strikes" in Kashmir to prevent the attacks of militants from Pakistan. The Pakistanis responded with artillery fire aimed at the Indian military.

Main events

23 December 2016
Date: 27 December 2016
IWEP director Sultan Akimbekov participated in the conference «NATO presence in Afghanistan: intermediate results and prospect, impact on the region» organized by Lev Gumilev Center on the 22nd of December.
13 December 2016
Date: 13 December 2016
Institute of world economics and politics under the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation organized the round-table conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan independence and role of the institution of presidency in the development of the state. The event took place in December, 13, in Astana.
12 December 2016
Date: 09 December 2016
Launch of an annual Asian Economic Integration Report 2016 of the ADB for Central Asia held on the 9th of December in Almaty. It was jointly organized by Asian development bank’s representative office in Kazakhstan and Institute of world economics and politics under the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation.
12 December 2016
Date: 07 December 2016
Institute of world economics and politics under the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation held the international round table «Central Asia states 25 years after: results and prospect» in Almaty.