Expert Interview – Johan Engvall on Kazakhstan’s Role in International Organizations

Kazakhstan has developed a track record of being the most proactive and innovative former Soviet republic in international cooperation. What have been some of the most notable milestones for Kazakhstan in achieving its foreign policy objectives, and why has it been more successful than its Central Asian neighbors? What role does the “Russian pillar” play in the country’s foreign relations?

ISDP interviewed Dr. Johan Engvall, Research Fellow at ISDP and the Swedish Institute of International Affairs and co-author of the Silk Road Paper “Asserting Statehood: Kazakhstan’s Role in International Organizations.”

Follow the Q&A session in the video above. You can also find a digital copy of the publication available for download here.