On April 25-26, 2019on the initiative of the International Center for Geopolitical Forecasting “East-West”, the international conference “Multipolar World XXI. The search for balance” was heldin Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan. The conference was attended by representatives of state and non-state analytical structures and research organizations of the Republic of Kazakhstan, national and foreign experts on international and regional security from 12 states and representatives of the IAAR.

The conference discussed such topical issues of international development as non-traditional threats to security in the modern world and ways to prevent them; existing and potential threats and scenarios of probable changes in the geopolitical situation in the short, medium and long term; Kazakhstan’s potential to develop relations between the states of Europe and Central Asia; new approaches in the field of political and economic cooperation with the states of the world. Following the conference, recommendations were made to state bodies and civil society institutions aimed at promoting and popularizing Kazakhstan’s foreign policy initiatives, strengthening regional and global stability.