The OSCE Centre in Astana performs the following tasks:
promoting the implementation of OSCE principles and commitments as well as the co-operation of the Republic of Kazakhstan within the OSCE framework;
facilitating contacts and promoting information exchanges with the Chairman-in-Office, other OSCE institutions and the OSCE participating States in Central Asia as well as co-operation with international organizations and institutions;
establishing and maintaining contacts with local authorities, universities, research institutions and NGOs;
assisting in arranging OSCE regional events.
Head of Centre
The Head of the Centre is Ambassador Natalia Zarudna.
Facts and figures
The Head of Centre is assisted by a team of three officers covering the following areas: political affairs, human dimension, economic and environmental dimension.