OSCE in Central Asia: National Perceptions

Irina Chernykh, Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

This project aimed to reconstruct national perceptions of the OSCE in Central Asia, exploring the role and significance attributed to the OSCE in the foreign policies of these countries and expectations of the OSCE as a promoter of cooperative security in the Eurasian space. The first workshop took place in Almaty on 28 June 2018, with representatives from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Cornelius Friesendorf from CORE; the second, including representatives of the OSCE field offices from the region and Jeannette Klötzer as a CORE representative, took place in Bishkek on 3 November 2018.


  • Workshop “OSCE in Central Asia: National Perceptions (Part 2),” Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 3 November 
  • Workshop “OSCE in Central Asia: National Perceptions (Part 1),” Almaty, Kazakhstan, 28 June