Institute of Applied Ethnopolitical Research


In 2020, experts from the Institute of Applied Ethnopolitical Research organized a cycle of trips, during which the following tasks were completed:

  • the features of the development of ethnosocial processes in the regions have been determined;
  • the factors that hinder / facilitate the interethnic integration of ethnic groups in the regions are highlighted and analyzed;
  • the specificity of interaction between Kazakhs and representatives of locally residing ethnic groups in the regions was analyzed;
  • an assessment of the social well-being of Kazakhs and various ethnic groups living in the region was carried out;
  • an assessment of the migration attitudes of the population was carried out;
  • an assessment of the effectiveness of the work of local government agencies in the field of interethnic relations in the region.

In total, during 13 visits, 11 regions with a high probability of interethnic conflicts were surveyed, 582 interviews with representatives of ethnic groups were organized. In addition, special monitoring trips were organized to areas with a high level of conflict potential as villages Shornak, Kaskabulak and Korday district.

During the work of the monitoring groups, a comparative analysis of official data on the ethnic composition of civil servants and the level of social infrastructure was carried out. By means of visual observations, the level of well-being of residents of settlements, the level of service at service facilities, including the ability to serve in Kazakh and Russian languages, were assessed. Public sentiment was analyzed, including in religious communities. As a result of the work carried out, risk factors of a social, cultural, infrastructural and other nature were identified. Conclusions and recommendations are made to minimize the identified risks and problems.