On April 26, was held the expert meeting of the heads of research organizations and centers of strategic direction of the Turkic Council states in Nur-Sultan. The meeting was organized by the International Turkic Academy, which is the structure of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking states.
The event was attended by Farid Shafiyev Chairman of the Board of the Center for Analysis of International Relations (Azerbaijan), Guseyn Guseynov Head of the Department for Analysis and Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Musa Guliyev deputy of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Seyfettin Erol Director of the Center for Strategic Studies ANKASAM ( Turkey), Kairatbek Jamangulov Scientific Secretary of the Center for Sociological Research of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Botagoz Rakisheva director of the Public Opinion Institute, Askar Omarov general director of the international information agency Kazinform.
From KazISS under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan took part in the expert meeting, Director Zarema Shaukenova, Deputy Director Sanat Kushkumbayev, and Head of the International Studies Department Assel Nazarbetova.
Darkhan Kydyrali, moderator of the expert meeting, President of the International Turkic Academy outlined the main issues on the agenda and urged the participants to discuss the development of cooperation between research organizations of the strategic direction of the Turkic Council states, strengthening cooperation in line with the integration strategy of the Turkic countries, the possibility of implementing joint research projects and publishing monographs.
In addition, the results of the international sociological project “Türkbarometer”, the magazine “GLOBAL-Turk”, were presented, which in the future can be used as a single platform for scientific cooperation.
The director of the KazISS reminded the participants of the expert meeting about the existing basis for deepening relations and contacts in the scientific and analytical support for cooperation of the Turkic states - the Declaration of the Institutes and Strategic Research Centers of the Turkic Council member states (in Astana) signed in 2015 and the Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation between Institutes and Centers for Strategic Studies of the Member States of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking States (in Baku).
After the expert meeting at the KazISS under the President, a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation was signed with the Center for Analysis of International Relations of Azerbaijan (CAIRA).