Kazakhstan

February 18, 2021

Anti-Corruption Reforms in Kazakhstan

“Corruption” is a socio-economic problem prevalent in today’s societies. It is accepted that corruption occurs with the state. Over-coming corruption requires a careful and systematic approach, since it is an important problem that threatens the democratic, moral and ethical structures of societies. Corruption, which is seen in all societies, is […]
February 8, 2021

Social Aspect in the Architecture of Turkistan

The culture and lifestyle of the residents are closely related to the location and architectural features of the city. Especially the formation and development of medieval cities in Central Asia and Kazakhstan are adapted to the social structure of the population and human life. Turkistan is one of the rare […]
February 4, 2021

Changes after the Parliamentary Elections for the Majilis in Kazakhstan

Along with the Majilis, the lower chamber of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the elections of deputies of regional, city and district local representative bodies, known as Maslikhats, were held simultaneously. In his address to the nation on October 21, 2020, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan […]
January 18, 2021

Kazakistan (Almatı) Millî Kütüphanesindeki Arap Harfli Türkçe Nadir Eserler Kataloğu

Türkler ilk yazılı belgelerini ortaya koymalarından günümüze varıncaya değin çeşitli alfabe ve yazı sistemleri kullanmışlardır. Bu alfabeler arasında en uzun süre kullanılanı Arap alfabesi olmuştur. Tarihî dönemlerine bakıldığında Türk dili, 15. yüzyıldan sonra doğu ve batı istikametinde, iki büyük kol hâlinde ilerleme kaydetmiştir. Bu kollar batıdaki Osmanlı Türkçesi ile doğudaki […]
January 17, 2021

Kazakhstan Responds To Recent “Territorial Claims”

In the early days of December, as the entire nation of Kazakhstan was preparing to celebrate the 29th anniversary of independence amidst the fears of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and restrictive measures it might bring in, the blatant statement by a Russian Member of Parliament had severely […]
January 17, 2021

A Promising Green Energy Resource in Kazakhstan: Solar Power

Kazakhstan is rich in different mineral resources, oil, gas and coal being the most important ones for the economy of the country. Therefore, since independence, the government of Kazakhstan mainly focused on developing the fossil fuel industry rather than alternative energy resources. However, due to its geographic location, the country […]
December 14, 2020

Kazakhstan’s Trade Relations in the Eurasian Economic Union: Developments in the Automotive Sector

The sanctions imposed on Russia by the European Union (EU) and some western countries due to the annexation of Crimea, alongside with the decline in oil prices in the first years after the establishment of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) coincided with had a negative impact on the EEU.   […]
December 10, 2020

Creative Economy

Knowledge and creativity are the new “oil” of the 21st century, and this opinion is increasingly recognized. New industries have been born revolving around these concepts, building what is known today as the creative economy. The development of the definition of the creative economy is still an ongoing process. The […]
December 10, 2020

Potential of Wind Energy in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a country rich both in fossil fuels and renewable energy sources. However, in the light of recent global developments such as unstable energy market, limited amounts of fossil fuels and deteriorating environmental conditions, the country took a course of developing renewable energy sources. The basic principle of the […]
November 9, 2020

KazAID – Kazakhstan’s Emerging Foreign Policy Instrument

In August 2020, Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced the plans to start the work of the non-profit joint-stock company “Kazakhstan International Development Agency -KazAID” in September [Abdullaeva, 2020]. Although the intention to create KazAID was initiated back in 2016 and the draft of the government decree was opened […]