On 16 February 2024, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Murat Nurtleu in Astana. The parties exchanged views on the forthcoming events planned within the framework of Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the CSTO this year.
On 14 February 2024, the CSTO Secretariat hosted an educational seminar (coaching session) on the theme: "Topical issues of Eurasian security", which was attended by heads of departments and experts of the CSTO Secretariat, representatives of the scientific community, as well as students and postgraduates of political science departments of leading Russian universities, including winners of the A.E. Snesarev Prize in Geopolitics and Military Science.
On 14 February 2024, Chief of the Joint Staff of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Colonel-General Andrei Nikolayevich Serdyukov, held a briefing on the subject: "Main tasks of joint training of the CSTO collective security system's command and control bodies and formations of forces and means for 2024". Representatives of the press services of the defense departments and mass media of the CSTO member states took part in the event via videoconferencing.
On 7 February, participants in a meeting of the chairmen of the committees (commissions) of the parliaments of the CSTO member states, with jurisdiction over international relations, defense and security issues visited the CSTO Joint Staff.
On 7 February, the CSTO Secretary General Imangali Tasmagambetov met with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
The CSTO Secretariat hosted an event dedicated to the Press Day in the Republic of Kazakhstan02.02.2024
On February 2, 2024, the CSTO Secretariat held a round table on the theme: "Priorities of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the CSTO: Public Dimension". The event, dedicated to the Press Day in the Republic of Kazakhstan, was attended by Marat Syzdykov, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the CSTO, and representatives of academic and journalistic circles.
The meeting participants held a detailed exchange of views on trends in the development of the politico-military situation and the countering of challenges and threats in the Eurasian region in the context of the implementation of priority areas of activity during Kazakhstan's chairmanship of the CSTO.
Yury Shuvalov, Head of the Information and Public Relations Department of the Organization's Secretariat, informed about plans to support the authors of scientific works devoted to the problems of Eurasian security with a focus on attracting young experts to cover issues of regional politics and security.