Articles by Kairat Mami

Kazakhstan Chairs Working Group of Preparatory Commission for Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty

NUR-SULTAN – This year marks the 30th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.  The international community, recognizing the contribution of Kazakhstan in strengthening the non-proliferation regime of…

Kazakh Constitutionalism: Learning From Past Experience and Exploring Prospects For the Future

Today, almost thirty years after the proclamation of sovereignty, we can say with confidence and a sense of pride that Kazakhstan is an equal and respected member of the international community and has all the features of established statehood. A key role in the success of the country belongs to the Constitution of Kazakhstan, which…

Astana and Moscow Form Foundation of Cooperation in Eurasia

A delegation from the Parliament of Kazakhstan was recently on an official visit to Russia, at the invitation of Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matviyenko. I believe this is a good occasion to share with readers thoughts on modern Kazakh-Russian relations, inter-parliamentary relations and Eurasian integration. Integration and pragmatism A lot is being said…