New Kazakh leadership: What impact for EU-Kazakhstan relations?

By |november 15th, 2019|EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kassim-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News|

Following the presidential elections on June 9th, Kazakhstan has a new leader, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev. He is the second president to be elected after almost thirty years of uninterrupted rule by Nursultan Nazarbayev, who occupied the position since the ...

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Clear path for EU-Kazakhstan agreement to enter into full force

By |november 15th, 2019|Central Asia, EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, News, regional cooperation|

Italy was the last EU country to ratify the Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (EPCA) with Kazakhstan, signed in 2015, paving the way for the trade deal to enter into full force.

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Kazakhstan Agenda 2019

By |julij 3rd, 2019|EU-Kazakhstan relations, News|

Following Kazakhstan's presidential elections on June 9th, EURACTIV convened a high level panel of EU and Kazakh dignitaries to discuss how the new President will steer the country's political agenda

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan Agenda 2019

Tokayev triumphs in Kazakh elections amid tensions

By |junij 10th, 2019|EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kazakhstan elections, News, OSCE|

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the political “child” of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev who ruled Kazakhstan since Soviet times, was overwhelmingly elected as the new leader of the country on Sunday (9 June), in a vote closely watched by international observers.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tokayev triumphs in Kazakh elections amid tensions

Kazakhstan: getting ready to make a new step forward

By |junij 8th, 2019|EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kazakhstan, News|

Kazakhstan, the ninth largest country in the world, with an area the size of Western Europe and a population of more than 18 million citizens, is tomorrow testing the maturity of its democracy, writes Beibut Atamkulov, the country's foreign minister.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan: getting ready to make a new step forward

Kazakhstan calls EU’s new Central Asia strategy ‘visionary’

By |maj 29th, 2019|ASEAN, Azerbaijan, Belt and Road Initiative, Caspian Sea, Central Asia, China, EU-Central Asia Strategy, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Gas, Kassym Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, OSCE, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, Tadjikistan, Trans Caspian pipeline, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan|

Kazakhstan welcomes the EU's new vision for a stronger partnership with Central Asia, particularly as it took into account the country's proposals, its deputy foreign minister told EURACTIV and called the document, due to be adopted next month, "vision...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan calls EU’s new Central Asia strategy ‘visionary’

Commission reacts to Russian transit ban via Ukraine

By |februar 1st, 2019|EU-Kazakhstan relations, Eurasian economic union, News, Russia, Sanctions, Ukraine, Ukraine crisis, Vladimir Putin|

A Commission official said on Wednesday (30 January) that the EU executive questioned the coherence of the Eurasian economic union, because of the Russia-imposed embargo on the transit of a range of Ukrainian goods through its territory, in effect foreclosing access to export markets in Central Asia.

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Kazakhstan advocates closer ties between EU and Eurasian Economic Union

By |januar 17th, 2019|Crimea annexation, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Eurasian Union, Kazakhstan, News, Roman Vassilenko, Sanctions, Ukraine crisis|

A senior official from Kazakhstan, one of the five members of the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), has called for greater cooperation between EEAU and the EU, ultimately aiming to create a single economic space from the Atlantic to Pacific. B...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan advocates closer ties between EU and Eurasian Economic Union

Kazakhstan opens doors to new foreign investment

By |januar 7th, 2019|Beibut Atamkulov, EU-Kazakhstan Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, EU-Kazakhstan relations, foreign direct investment, Kazakhstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev|

The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has re-shuffled the cabinet, appointed a new foreign minister and given this ministry new powers and responsibilities, especially for attracting new foreign investment. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kazakhstan opens doors to new foreign investment

Juncker and Nazarbayev discuss setting up of EU-Kazakhstan Business forum

By |oktober 19th, 2018|ASEM, EU-Kazakhstan relations, Kazakhstan, News, nuclear non-proliferation, United Nations Security Council|

On the sidelines of the Europe-Asia ASEM summit, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev discussed deepening bilateral cooperation, including the setting up of a future EU-Kazakhstan Business forum.

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