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JHU SAIS to Host Forum on Democracy in Kazakhstan

The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will hold a forum, "Kazakhstan's Record on Democracy," on Tuesday, 07/17 at 5 p.m.

Panelists for this event, sponsored by the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at SAIS, include:

· Azat Peruashev, first secretary of the Civil Party of Kazakhstan

· Raushan B. Sarsenbayeva, chairwoman of the Democratic Party of Kazakhstan and president of the Association of Business Women of Kazakhstan

· Rabbi Cohen Yeshay, chief rabbi of Kazakhstan

· Oleg I. Rubets, spiritual leader of the Islamic Society "Al-Madina" and chairman of the Eurasia Inter-Confessional Peacekeeping Center

· Umirzak A. Aitbayev, first vice president of the International Society "Kazak Tili"

· Oleg V. Kviatkovski, director of Kazak TV station "Channel 31"

· Sergey V. Kharchenko, editor-in-chief of the newspaper Kostanai News

The event, free and open to the public, will be held in Kenney Auditorium, located on the first floor of the school's Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Members of the public should RSVP to 202.663.7721 or [email protected]

For more information, contact Felisa Klubes in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at (202) 663-5626 or [email protected].

Wednesday, July 11, 2001
Press Release Type: 
Contact Person: 
Felisa Neuringer Klubes
Zip Code: 
(202) 663.5626