26 September 2017

The presidential elections in Kyrgyzstan, scheduled for October 15, are just a few weeks from now. The presidential term of the current head of state Almazbek Atambaev ends on December 1 this year and, according to the constitution, he cannot run for president again.

20 September 2017

Last weekend President Nursultan Nazarbayev visited two Central Asian capitals –Tashkent and Ashgabat. In the latter, he mainly wished luck to the athletes before the start of the Asian Games, whereas a number of important trade agreements were signed in Tashkent. It should be noted that lately, the dynamics of intercountry contacts in Central Asia has noticeably brightened up.

14 September 2017

We should dwell on these figures. When Columbus reached the New World, there were 15,000 languages. Now there are about 7 thousand left. 96% of them are used by only 4% of the world's population and are on the verge of extinction. More than half of the inhabitants of the planet speak only nine languages (Chinese, English, Hindi, Spanish, Russian, French, etc.). Every two to three months, one language "dies" and by 2200 only about 200 "living" languages may remain on the planet.

13 September 2017
The Islamic community needs peace, modernization, scientific and technological development and education. This idea can be called the leitmotif of the 1st OIC Summit on Science and Technology, held in the Kazakhstan capital.
12 September 2017

The Astana OIC summit on science and technology, held on September 10-11, demonstrated the claims of the Islamic world to participate in global innovation development competition.

11 September 2017

Kazakhstan has made a qualitative leap in the development of cooperation with OIC during its chairmanship of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers from June 2011 to June 2012. At the same time, having handed over the baton of the presidency to the next member country of the organization, our republic continues to be an active member of the OIC and, through its activities, makes a significant contribution to its agenda.

11 September 2017

The issue of latinization of the Kazakh language has been resolved. The final version of the Latin alphabet for the Kazakh language is to be presented shortly. The population of Kazakhstan is witnessing a "quiet revolution," which will both change the status of the Kazakh language and launch a mechanism for its modernization. We should point out several aspects that seem important to us.

07 September 2017

The incident at "Abu Dhabi Plaza" as a wake-up call for ideologists of nationalism

07 September 2017

Yerzhan SALTYBAYEV, Director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics under the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan, Master of International Law at Georgetown University, gave an exclusive interview to the newspaper "AiF Kazakhstan" about his participation in the Pugwash movement meeting in Astana and other relevant issues of international politics.

Kazakhstan: the choice has been made

06 September 2017
As one of the expedition participants, the historian, the leading expert of the Institute of World Economics and Politics under the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Zhaksylyk Sabitov