On February 5th, Ms Batima Mukina, Chair of the Board of the Civil Initiatives Support Center, had a meeting with Ms Diana Digol, Deputy Head of the OSCE Program Office in Nur-Sultan.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Colin McCullough, Political Officer of the OSCE, Mr. Rati Japaridze, Head of Ecology and Economic Affairs Unit of the OSCE, and Mr. Adilet Mukushev, Human Rights Officer of the OSCE.
Parties agreed to foster cooperation on support of NGOs within the framework of the Year of Volunteer. Representatives of the OSCE Program Office expressed interest in discussion of a draft project of the Concept on development of civic society in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
At the meeting agreed on organization of a meeting with the leadership of the Ministry of Information and Civic Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan to discuss participation of the OSCE experts in the development of the draft project of the paper.