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.

13 March 2018

Today, we are witnessing a change in the existing world order. It is increasingly characterised by stronger regional blocs and geopolitical confrontations.

In these conditions, we see the growing influence of Central Asia, a region that finds itself at the junction of interests of global and regional powers.

21 November 2017

56 political scientists, diplomats, economists and public figures from more than 20 countries discussed a number of issues regarding the Eurasian development and peace at the third meeting of the Astana Club.

10 November 2017

The capital of Kazakhstan awaits the next global event: on November 13-14, the leaders of the world expert and political elite will gather in Astana.

Traditionally, the Astana Club will provide the platform for such meetings that have been organized by the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy and the Institute of World Economics and Politics which functions under the Foundation.

10 November 2017

On November 9, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the EU, Federica Mogherini, visited Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. According to the press service of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, the agenda included a new bilateral agreement between the EU and Kyrgyzstan, which is intended to replace the previous agreement, adopted in 1999.

09 November 2017

In Saudi Arabia, several members of the royal family were arrested along with dozens of former and current government officials. The arrests were carried out by orders of the anti-corruption committee set up under Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. Among the arrested is one of the wealthiest people in the world, Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal.

One of the most popular versions is that Prince Mohammad bin Salman, successor to the Saudi throne, is strengthening his power.

02 November 2017

The visit of Jordan's King Abdullah II to Astana was marked by another important international event. The leader of Kazakhstan awarded the head of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan the prize “For World without Nuclear Weapons and Global Security.”

30 October 2017

Nursultan Nazarbayev will open a new railway in Azerbaijan, which lies at the point of the contradictions between Baku and Yerevan. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev will arrive in Azerbaijan on Monday and take part in the opening ceremony of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway.

24 October 2017

The 19th Congress of the Communist Party of China has come to an end in Beijing. This important political event was generally unnoticed by Kazakhstan people, but politicians and experts around the world followed it closely.