OSCE-Related Training

OSCE-Chairmanship Training

Since 2007 CORE offers specialized OSCE-Chairmanship Trainings: 2008 and 2007, two four-week-long OSCE-related training courses were held for altogether 15 officials from the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs, jointly commissioned by the Kazakh MFA and the German Federal Foreign Office. In June 2009 a third common training course for 18 officials of the Kazakh MFA and the Lithuanian MFA will be held in Vienna.

Participants from Kazakhstan together with the German Minister of Foreign Affairs, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE, Alexander Stubb (Finland), and Wolfgang Zellner and Frank Evers (both CORE)


Anna Kreikemeyer, Preparing for the OSCE Chairmanship – CORE Training Courses and Capacity Building, in: IFSH (ed.), OSCE Yearbook 2008, Baden-Baden 2009.

Academic Modules at Universities

  • 2007, one-day seminars and lectures at five Kazakh universities in Almaty, Astana, and Karaganda, in co-operation with the OSCE Centre in Almaty.
    Contact: Dr Anna Kreikemeyer

  • 2002-2008, OSCE-related seminars and lectures for students of the Master in Peace and Security Studies programme at the University of Hamburg and at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC), Venice.
    Contact: Dr Wolfgang Zellner, Dr Diana Digol, Dr Anna Kreikemeyer