CSTO Secretariat

It is planned to work out the issues of training and use of intelligence forces and means in the joint operation of the Collective Rapid Reaction Forces (CRRF) of the CSTO, practical actions of intelligence forces and means in the interests of localizing the border armed conflict in the East European CSTO Collective Security  Region.
09/28/2019 12:14:42
The delegation of the Secretariat of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, headed by Valery Semerikov, was in New York from 24 to 27 September , 2019 at the invitation of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, in connected with participation in the events of the 74th session of the UN General Assembly.
09/20/2019 12:23:57
He will speak during the ministerial debate on the theme “The UN cooperation with regional and subregional organizations in the maintenance of international peace and security.”, contribution of the CSTO, the CIS and the SCO to Countering Terrorist Threats" at a meeting of the UN Security Council on September 25, 2019.

CSTO Secretariat is a permanent working body of the Organization for the implementation of organizational, informational, analytical and consultative support of the activities of the bodies of the Organization.

Governance of the CSTO Secretariat:       

Acting Secretary General of the CSTO - Semerikov Valeriy Anatolyevich (biographical information) - Russian Federation

CSTO Deputy Secretary Generals:

- Tikhonovsky Peter Nikolayevich - (biographical information) - Republic of Belarus

- Sultanov Alymbay Alymbekovich - Kyrgyz Republic

The CSTO Secretariat includes the following main structural units:

1.Manage political cooperation. Head of Department Badalyan Ara Genrikhovich (Republic of Armenia)

2. Managing military security issues. Head of Department Rakhimov Fozil Fozievich (Republic of Tajikistan)

3. Managing counter challenges and threats. Head of Department Kunakbaev Murat Zhankuatovich (Republic of Kazakhstan)

4. Organizational planning management. Head of Department Nikishin Vladimir Ivanovich (Russian Federation)

5. Case management. Head of Department Bulidorov Alexander Petrovich (Russian Federation)

Controls include departments and groups as needed.       

In addition, the Secretariat has units in charge of legal, financial, economic and other issues.             
The number of quota posts in the Secretariat is assigned to the CSTO member states in proportion to their contributions to the budget.             
The appointment of officials for quota posts of the Secretariat is carried out by the Secretary General on a rotational basis every three years, as advised by the CSTO member states.