International cooperation

Cooperation within the framework of international organizations

Cooperation within the framework of international organizations is carried out with associations of election management bodies, interstate, intergovernmental, inter-parliamentary and international non-government organizations.

This cooperation is basically conducted in the following forms:

- observation of elections and referenda;

- participation at international conferences and forums;

- participation in international training programs;

- implementation of joint projects;

- exchange of legal information.

The Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan is an institutional member of the following Associations of Election Management Bodies:

Association of World Election Bodies

Association of Asian Election Authorities

Association of European Election Officials


The Central Election Commission of the Republic of Kazakhstan interacts on issues of elections and referenda

 with international inter-state and intergovernmental organizations:

United Nations Development Program

Commonwealth of Independent States

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization

European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission)

Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States

International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance


with inter-parliamentary organizations:

Inter-Parliamentary Union

Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the CIS member-states

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

OSCE Parliamentary Assembly


with international non-governmental organizations:


International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (ICPS)

BRIDGE Project