SOUTH KOREA AND KAZAKHSTAN: PARTICULARITIES OF CULTURAL AND HUMANITARIAN COOPERATION
Youngmin CHU, Kalamkas YESSIMOVA, Botagoz RAKISHEVA
Youngmin Chu, Doctoral candidate, Lev Gumilev Eurasian National University (Astana, Kazakhstan)
Kalamkas Yessimova, Analyst, Public Opinion Research Institute (Astana, Kazakhstan)
Botagoz Rakisheva, Ph.D. (Sociol.), Head of Research Projects, Director of the Public Opinion Research Institute (Astana, Kazakhstan)
The Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Korea are strategic partners who are currently deepening their partnership. Close cultural and humanitarian cooperation creates an additional foundation for long-term cooperation and expanding political and economic connections. The relationship between the two countries is developing on the basis of the Declaration of General Principles for Relations and Cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Korea, and the cultural and humanitarian interactions are regulated by the special Agreement on the Cultural, Scientific and Technological Cooperation. Both documents were signed during the official visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev to the Republic of Korea (15-18 May, 1995). The paper discusses the main elements and peculiarities of the cultural and humanitarian exchange between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Korea.