CSTO Secretariat

The CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov will attend the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York
The CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov expressed his condolences to the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu with the tragic death of Russian submariners
A delegation of the CSTO Secretariat visited the jubilee International Military-Technical Forum "Army-2019" in Patriot Park in the Moscow region
The presentation of the CSTO was held for the delegation of the University of Defence of the Republic of Serbia in the Secretariat of the Organization
On June 14, CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov will take part in the 19th meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the SCO Member States, which will be held in Bishkek
A Protocol on Cooperation between the CSTO Secretariat and the Council of Heads of CIS Financial Intelligence Units has been signed
The CSTO Acting Secretary General Valery Semerikov took part in the opening of the IX International Exhibition MILEX-2019 in the Republic of Belarus, which took place on May 15, 2019 in the historical and cultural complex "Stalin's Line" near Minsk
The exhibition MILEX 2019 will become a platform for the development of dialogue and business partnership of the CSTO member states
Acting CSTO Secretary General Valery Semerikov has negotiated with OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger in the CSTO Secretariat, where he participated in the meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organization
These days the main efforts in cooperation of the CSTO and the UN in the peacekeeping sphere are aimed at using the potential of police units and units to serve in UN peacekeeping and special political missions.
The question of inviting representatives of the ICRC to trainings with the CSTO Peacekeeping Forces “Indestructible Brotherhood-2019” on the territory of Tajikistan in October of this year was considered
A delegation of the CSTO Secretariat headed by Acting CSTO Secretary General Valery Semerikov took part in the VIII Moscow International Conference on International Security which is being held in Moscow on April 24-25 this year

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:       

The CSTO Secretary General - Tasmagambetov Imangali Nurgalievich (biographical information) - Republic of Kazakhstan

CSTO Deputy Secretaries General:

Semerikov Valeriy Anatolyevich (biographical information) - Russian Federation

- Ordabayev Samat Islamovich - Republic of Kazakhstan

Hayrulloyev Takhir Sheraliyevich - Republic of Tajikistan

The CSTO Secretariat includes the following main structural units:

1. Political Cooperation Department. Head of Department Koronevskiy Petr Arkadievich (Republic of Belarus)

2. Military Security Issues Department. Head of Department Davtyan Suren Ludvigovich (Republic of Armenia)

3. Challenges and Threats Counteraction Department. Head of Department Samakov Tynchtykbek Kalmurzayevich (Kyrgyz Republic)

4. Organizational and Planning Department. Head of Department Badalian Ara Genrikhovich (Republic of Armenia)

5. Administration Department. 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.