International cooperation Of the national defense University named after the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy is carried out:
- according to the plans of international cooperation of the Ministry of defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan with foreign defense agencies;
- on a bilateral basis of interaction with the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States;
- on a multilateral basis of interaction with the member States of the Collective Security Treaty Organization;
- according to the programs of the partnership Goals of Kazakhstan with NATO, "Partnership for peace", including the "Road map", " Plan of analysis of the implementation of the partnership goals»;
- according to the action plans of international educational organizations.
International events are held on the basis of decisions of the Minister of defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan in accordance with the programs Of the Department of international cooperation of the Ministry of defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
International cooperation of the University is carried out in the following areas:
- visits of foreign delegations to get acquainted with the educational process, exchange experience, discuss various educational and scientific programs, topical issues of security and defense;
- lectures, seminars, round tables with the involvement of foreign experts and teaching staff of military educational institutions of foreign countries;
- participation of NUD representatives in international military exercises, foreign internships, conferences and advanced training courses;
- activities under the program IMET (International military education and training);
- signing of Memorandums of cooperation.
ASSOCIATION OF HIGHER MILITARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES
On April 25, 2019, the first meeting of the Association of higher military educational institutions of the Commonwealth of Independent States was held in Nur-Sultan, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The meeting was held in accordance with the Decision of the Council of defense Ministers of the CIS member States (hereinafter – the Council of defense Ministers, CIS SMO) dated June 6, 2018, as well as the proposal of the Ministry of defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which is one of the initiators of the Association.
The Association was attended by delegations of the defense departments of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Tajikistan, the Republic of Uzbekistan, as well as heads of working bodies of the Council of defense Ministers.
At the suggestion of the members of the Association, the head of the National defense University named after the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy, Colonel-General Saken Zhasuzakov, was elected as its Chairman.
The head of the Department of personnel and military education of the Ministry of defense of the Republic of Kazakhstan, major-General Kairat Kopbayev, and the Secretary of the Council of defense Ministers of the CIS member States, major – General Yuri dashkin, addressed the participants of the meeting with greetings.
In his speech, the Chairman of the coordinating Committee on military education at the CIS CFR, head Of the main personnel Department of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Viktor Goremykin, gave a detailed analysis of the development of the system of interaction of the Commonwealth countries in the field of military education and training, defined the role and place of the Association in this system.
Within the framework of the first meeting of the Association, a wide range of issues related to the organization of its functioning and priority areas of joint activity were considered. It is proposed to direct the main activity of the Association to the development of broad contacts between higher military educational institutions of the CIS member States in the interests of improving the training of military personnel, exchange of experience and introduction of advanced technologies in the educational process; in addition to meetings, the Association should use conferences, round tables, seminars and other forms of interaction.
The participants of the Association shared their experience of training in leading national universities and proposals for the development of mutually beneficial cooperation.
Informative basis for discussion of this set of questions became acquainted with the training facilities and the training of military personnel in National defense University named after the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy, where a meeting of the Association. In addition, representatives of the Russian delegation spoke to the participants of the meeting with information about the functioning of national universities, which are also the basic organizations of the CIS for training military specialists in the field of air defense, Metrology, military-humanitarian sphere.
Пon the results of consideration of this block of issues, it was proposed to practice presentations of the leading higher military educational institutions of the Commonwealth countries.
During the meeting, a key place was given to planning the Association's activities for the medium term. Colonel-General Viktor Goremykin, Chairman of the coordinating Committee on military education at the CIS CFR, made a number of proposals, including for the current year. As a result of consideration of this issue, the members of the Association are recommended to send their proposals to the CIS CFR Secretariat in accordance with the established procedure for the formation of the draft work plan of the Association for the period up to 2023.
The participants of the organizational meeting recognized the need for the creation of the Association and expressed confidence that its activities will contribute to the further deepening of cooperation between States in the field of military education and training.
The meeting of the Association was held in a constructive and businesslike atmosphere. At the suggestion of the Ministry of defense of the Russian Federation (Main personnel Department), the next meeting of the Association is planned for the 1st half of 2020 in the Russian Federation on the basis of the Military Academy of communications in St. Petersburg.
In General, the creation of the Association was one of the manifestations of the interest of the Commonwealth countries in preserving the common educational space and the result of successive steps of the Council of defense Ministers of the CIS member States to develop cooperation in the field of military education and training.