The meeting with the participants of Astana: The City of Peace International Conference

Date: 
05 June 2018

 

The key issues of the Eurasian geopolitical processes were discussed today by the participants of Astana: The City of Peace International Conference dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the capital of Kazakhstan with Yerzhan Saltybayev, Director of the IWEP and the top managers of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy: Kanat Jumabaev, Executive Director and Igor Rogov, Deputy Executive director.

Widely-known experts, including ex-Foreign Minister of Italy Franco Frattini, Director of the Institute for Strategic and Interregional Studies under the President of Uzbekistan Vladimir Norov and director of the Center for Energy, Natural Resources, and Geopolitics Ariel Cohen expressed their interest to the processes in the region and consider Kazakhstan as one of the leaders in establishing dialogue in Eurasia.

Experts noted that Astana became the center of international processes, and the new dynamically growing dialogue platform Astana Club, organized by the Foundation of the First President – Elbasy and IMEP, allows representatives of the global expert community to discuss and find win-win solutions for modern geopolitical obstacles in Eurasia.

In this regard, the participants of the meeting discussed the opportunities for establishing further cooperation between the IMEP and the world's leading and regional think tanks, including within the framework of the Astana Club.