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Central Asian experts discuss energy security issues

A conference entitled “25 Years of Independence: Energy Security Issues in Central Asia and Beyond” took place in Ashgabat on 14-15 December 2016 with the participation of experts from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. The event in Turkmenistan provided an opportunity to reflect on security challenges and regional cooperation strategies in particular in the energy sector.
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Students from NATO partner countries attend civil emergency planning training

Under the aegis of NATO’s Civil Emergency Planning activities, a training course for first responders to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) incidents was held at the Republican Study-Methodological Centre of Civil Protection, Committee for Emergency Situations of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in Almaty, Kazakhstan from 30 May to 3 June 2016. The course took place for the third year in a row and welcomed 15 students from seven NATO partner countries.
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NATO Liaison Officer for Central Asia visits Kazakhstan

On 26 January, the NATO Liaison Officer for Central Asia, Rosaria Puglisi, visited the Al-Farabi University in Almaty. For ten years, the university has hosted a NATO information centre which provides support to both undergraduate and post-graduate students of international relations and regional studies.
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NATO and UNODC launch counter-narcotics training in Central Asia

NATO and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) announced the launch of a new NATO counter-narcotics training project at a conference in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan in May 2015. The project involves five Central Asian states -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan -- as well as Afghanistan and Pakistan. It follows up on a similar initiative developed under the umbrella of the NATO-Russia Council which was suspended in the wake of Russian aggressive action in Ukraine.
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NATO simulation game in Almaty, Kazakhstan

The fourth annual “Model NATO” student forum took place in Almaty, Kazakhstan on 27 November. This year it focused on “NATO's priorities in the context of a new geopolitical environment”.
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NATO and Kazakhstan mark 20 years of cooperation

A NATO delegation visited Kazakhstan from 6 to 10 October to take part in a series of public diplomacy events focusing on the 20th anniversary of cooperation with Kazakhstan within the Alliance’s Partnership for Peace (PfP) programme.
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NATO Deputy Secretary General visits Kazakhstan

The Deputy Secretary General of NATO, Ambassador Claudio Bisognero, visited the Kazakh capital Astana on Thursday, 11 September. He met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Marat Tazhin, Defence Minister Daniyal Akhmetov and other senior government officials and discussed a range of issues relevant both to NATO and Kazakhstan.
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Kazakh and UK scientists awarded prestigious NATO Science Prize

The NATO Science Partnership Prize for 2007 has been awarded to two scientists from Kazakhstan and the United Kingdom for excellent collaboration in a NATO-sponsored Science for Peace project.
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Kazakh Foreign Minister visits NATO

The Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Kassymzhomart Tokayev, visited NATO HQ on 4 October, for talks on the implementation of his country's Individual Partnership Action Plan with NATO.
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EAPC security forum opens in Astana

Today, on Wednesday, 24th June 2009, the third Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council (EAPC) Security Forum will open in Astana, Kazakhstan. For two days the Forum will bring together high level representatives from NATO and Partner countries, as well as representatives of other international organisations, special guests (including from Afghanistan), academics, businessmen and journalists.

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