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Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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The KazISS expert participated in the seminar "The Role of Parliamentarians in Involving Afghanistan in the Framework of Cooperation in Central Asia through Preventive Diplomacy"

On September 11-14, 2018 in Tashkent, the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia (UNRCCA) organized a seminar on "The Role of Parliamentarians in Involving Afghanistan in the Framework of Cooperation in Central Asia through Preventive Diplomacy", as well as the training "Principles of Preventive Techniques in mediation and conflict resolution for members of the parliaments of Central Asia and Afghanistan.

The meeting was attended by representatives of legislative and executive authorities, experts from strategic research institutes from Central Asia and Afghanistan, and a range of regional interparliamentary structures represented by vice presidents of the Interparliamentary Assembly of the OSCE and the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Turkic Speaking Countries. The Kazakhstan delegation was represented by the adviser of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Republic of Uzbekistan, K.A. Nurpeisov, deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan V convocation N.A. Zhazylbekov and senior research fellow of KazISS under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zh. Sanhaeva.

Within the framework of the two-day seminar, the participants exchanged views on the role of deputies in involving Afghanistan in the framework of cooperation in Central Asia. In particular, such issues as historical experience of the parliamentary practice of cooperation with Afghanistan at the bilateral and regional levels, the role of women deputies of parliaments in interparliamentary cooperation for peaceful mediation were raised. In addition, within the framework of the work of a separate session, attention was paid to the role and importance of the parliaments of Central Asian countries in implementing 17 sustainable development goals.

In the course of the sessions, a senior research fellow of the Department of Socio-Political Studies of KazISS under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zhanar Sanhayeva spoke on the topic "Perspectives of Interparliamentary Cooperation of Women Deputies: Central Asia and Afghanistan", along with the existing prospects for strengthening and deepening the relationship between women parliamentarians of the Central Asia and Afghanistan, she shared with Kazakhstan's experience in the field of achieving gender equality.