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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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Afghan and Central Asian Members of Parliament work to strengthen cooperation

On 5 July 2012, a group of 14 parliamentarians from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan visited NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. The visit - organised by NATO Public Diplomacy Division - was part of a long-standing programme of cooperation in the field of public diplomacy between the Alliance and these countries. The group met with representatives of the Diplomatic Corps, as well as with members of the International Staff, including Ambassador Dirk Brengelmann, Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy.
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Central Asian parliamentarians visit NATO

NATO's cooperation with Central Asian republics and the NATO-led efforts to stabilise Afghanistan were high on the agenda during a visit paid by a group of members of parliament from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan to NATO Headquarters in Brussels on 30 and 31 May.
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Senior NATO official holds high-level meetings in Central Asia

James Appathurai, the Deputy Assistant Secretary General (DASG) for Political and Security Policy and NATO Special Representative for Central Asia visited Kyrgystan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan from 10 to 13 May, his first visit to the region since taking up his new post.
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President of Kazakhstan meets with NATO Secretary General

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev visited NATO's Headquarters on Monday, 25 October and met with Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. They discussed the growing bilateral cooperation between NATO and Kazakhstan, in particular in the defence reform area.

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