The Astana Economic Forum, 2012 opens May 22nd Attended by the President of Kazakhstan and leading global economists from 80 countries

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, 30 April 2012 -/PR Newswire / – The 5th Astana Economic Forum (AEF) devoted to challenges and perspectives of world economic development in conditions of global transformation, will be held on May 22-24, 2012 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

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Amongst other guests the Forum will be attended by: the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Nazarbayev Nursultan Abishevich, Ex-President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Horst Köhler, the Prime-Minister of the State of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani, the Prime-Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Prime-Minister of Georgia, Gilayri Nicoloz Zyrabovich, 25 active and former ministers, 40 leaders of international organizations, corporations and businesses, 12 Nobel laureates and eminent thinkers of our time.

One of the most exclusive events of the Forum will be “Dialogue of Leaders: The New Financial and Economic Policy,” where an interactive debate on global development issues will be attended by the most senior figures from the spheres of economy, business, politics and mass media.

The Forum includes 35 events in various formats to discuss important issues to develop the following: integration processes, socio-economic policy of states, tourism sector, protection of intellectual property, global energy and ecological strategy, attracting investment and implementation of innovations – with participation of more than 5,000 delegates from more than 80 countries.

The main outcome of the Forum will result in an Open Letter to G-20 countries with recommendations for improvement and development of world economy, which will be sent to the organizing committees of G-8, G-20, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, United Nations and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Everyone can participate in the development of these recommendations for G-20 countries. Go to, to interact with the communicative platform «G-Global». The Astana Economic Forum has established this site as an international virtual project initiated by the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev, to increase the number of participants to help find anti-recessionary solutions for the world.

A programme of the 5th Astana Economic Forum, a list of confirmed speakers and Forum registration are available on the official website .

Organizers and co-organizers of the 5th Astana Economic Forum include:
Association “Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists”, 14 Ministries of the Republic of Kazakhstan, National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan, National Wealth Fund “Samruk-Kazyna”, United Nations, World Intellectual Property Organization, Reinventing Bretton-Woods Committee, Madrid Club, Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and many others. Media support of the Forum is given by the Media Agency Success K.

For Reference information please contact:

Eurasian Economic Club of Scientists Association,
Republic of Kazakhstan
ph.: +7 7172 70 18 12

For Registration and Accreditation information please contact:

Media Agency Success K
Astana, Republic of Kazakhstan
ph.: +7 7172 48 20 26

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