Articles by Robert Cekuta

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 On August 29, 1991, Kazakh First President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed a historical document, a decree on the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site.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…

Blue Dot Network: Avenue for Increasing Investment

The Blue Dot Network (BDN) is an international effort Australia, Japan, and the United States launched in 2019 to mobilize funds for needed investments worldwide.  Given the great need for infrastructure and other investments in the arc of countries running across the Greater Caspian Region from Turkey through Afghanistan, the Blue Dot Network can be…