Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

The Address to the People of Kazakhstan by President

of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

“Constructive Public Dialogue – the Basis of Stability

and Prosperity of Kazakhstan”

Only through a constant dialogue between the Government and society

can a harmonious state be built in the context of modern geopolitics.

 

 

Director of KazISS (April1998 г. – May 2000 г.)

Born on November 19, 1956 in Karaganda.
Graduated from the Karaganda State University (1977), Historian, Candidate of History, Doctor of Political Sciences.
  • After graduation of the University he worked as Assistant of the Zheskazgan Pedagogical Institute. (1978);
  • served in the Soviet Army (1978 – 1980);
  • Secretary of the Communist League, Lecturer of the Karaganda Cooperative Institute (1980-1982);
  • Teacher trainee, Post-graduate student of the Moscow State University (1982 – 1986);
  • Lecturer of the Karaganda Cooperative Institute; Chair of the Department for History of Communist Party of the Soviet Union of Medical Institute (1986 – 1990);
  • In September 1991 he was appointed as Co-Chairman of the Political Executive Committee at the next extraordinary congress of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan and at the Constituent Congress of Socialistic Party of Kazakhstan (SPK);
  • Member of the Committee for Issues of Development of Science and People’s Education, Secretary of the Committee for Issues of Deputies’ Powers and Deputy Ethics, Vice-Chairman of the Committee of Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Deputies’ Powers and Human Rights (1990-1993);
  • Since May 1992 – Secretary of Political Executive Committee of SPK. Member of Board of Directors of Social Association «Social Committee for Control over Kazakhstan Presidential Election» (1998-1999);
  • Member of the National Council for State Policy under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Kazakhstan of 12th convocation;
  • Pretender to a post of Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Kazakhstan of 13th convocation (1994);
  • Advisor to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (March 1995 – April 1998 );
  • Director of the Kazakhstan Institute of Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1998-2000).
  • Head of the Social and Political Department of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2000-2002).
  • Advisor to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2002-2006).
  • Minister of Culture, Information and Sport, Minister of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2006-2008).
  • Advisor to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan ( 2008 to March 2013).
  • From April 3, 2013 - by the Order of the Head of State he was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Georgia.
  • From October 2017 - by the Order of the Head of State, appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Belarus.

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