Bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and the EU are governed by:
Funding is provided by the EU's Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI).
EU assistance to the country focuses on:
It is planned to conclude an enhanced partnership and cooperation agreement , building on the potential for stronger EU-Kazakhstan relations.
The EU and Kazakhstan also cooperate in the framework of a regional approach, which includes all 5 Central Asian republics: the EU and Central Asia strategy for a new partnership (2007).
As a middle-income country, Kazakhstan has graduated from bilateral grants provided under the Development Cooperation Instrument. However, the country will still participate in regional and thematic programmes.
For more information, see also: