On July 17, 2019 M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University hosted Dr. Eddie A. Maier, Deputy Head of Unit and Senior Expert at the European Commission, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development and Kamen Velichkov, Senior Project Manager of the ISTC.
They discussed the prospects of the Educational and Research Activities in the Field of Strategic Export Control during the round table discussion. At this event, the participants discussed the introduction of the basic scientific and practical developments in the field of export control into educational programs.
Talgat Narikbayev, Rector of M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University, as well as the representatives of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, and the L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University also took part in this round table discussion.
Galym Makhmejanov, a Professor of the Higher School of Economics at M. Narikbayev KAZGUU University has delivered a presentation called Prospects for the Development of Educational Programs on Strategic Export Control. In addition, he proposed to create a specialized master’s and certification program for civil representatives, specialists who work at the enterprises related to the export of dual-use goods, together with scientists and faculty from the European Union.
Professor G. Makhmejanov also added that the development of the educational program is an effective system of export control and identification of dual-use goods with generally accepted international standards, in particular, within the practice of the European Union.
According to Mr. Eddie Maier, Export Control is a new direction of international trade and the universities will be an excellent platform for disseminating knowledge and information to stakeholders.
Moreover, Mr. Maier noted that this initiative is a step up for implementing export control in educational programs and expressed the readiness of the European Union to assist in the implementation of this initiative over the next two years.