The exhibition «OSCE - forum of dialogue»

  On November 18th – 28th, 2008 in Almaty at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University was held the exhibition «OSCE - forum of dialogue». It was prepared jointly with the OSCE Center in Astana. Documents and photographs from the Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan told about the history and major activities of the OSCE.
      Opening of the exhibition was timed to coincide with the beginning of the work of the international scientific and practical conference «OSCE and the challenges of regional security», organized by OSCE Center in Astana, Al-Farabi KazNU, Kazakhstan Institute of Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
     There were presented about 80 photographs and documents from the Museum of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which tell about the history and basic directions of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
      Visitors had the opportunity to see historical photographs of signing on the 1st of August, 1975 in Helsinki, by the heads of 35 states the Final Act (Helsinki Agreement). Collages tell about the structure of the OSCE, its leadership and the states - Parties. According to photographs can be seen varied activities of the OSCE to preserve security in the world, in particular, control of non-proliferation, human rights, environmental security, and development of democratic institutions.