The Diplomatic Herald of Kazakhstan

The Diplomatic Herald of Kazakhstan is the main publication of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan on international relations, important areas of foreign policy, and issues of global and regional security. It is published since 1996.

In 2018 The Herald changed its format and concept. Sections have been updated, which now include “In Focus", “International Relations", “Social and Political Processes", “Professionally about the Current Issues", “Chapters of History", and “New Appointments in the Ministry."

The Diplomatic Herald of Kazakhstan is published in the Russian and Kazakh languages, and has also resumed its English version.

The publication remains the key source of information about Kazakhstan's foreign policy. First-hand quality material on various topical events, visits and issues is the main asset of the publication for our contemporaries and future generations.

The Herald pays special attention to a balanced and unbiased analysis of its content and outcomes of the most important foreign policy and international events and activities, primarily involving the President of Kazakhstan.

Its pages voice the thoughts of the leadership of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Consuls General and other diplomats of the Republic of Kazakhstan and other countries on topical issues of bilateral and multilateral relations. One can find exclusive articles by senior officials of ministries and agencies, national companies, leading experts and scientists from Kazakhstan.

The publication is received by the Presidential Administration, the Parliament, the Prime Minister's Office and several other government agencies and national companies of Kazakhstan, as well as the diplomatic corps accredited in the country, heads of diplomatic missions of Kazakhstan, libraries and leading universities, think tanks, Kazakh mass media, and more.

Publication requirements:

  • 1. The texts of the articles in Word text format should be sent to the editorial office in Kazakh, Russian and English, in electronic format to: diplomaticherald@mfa.kz
  • 2. The brief information about the author and his photo should be sent in the attachment to the article.
  • 3. Articles should be written in a concise and accessible manner.
  • 4. Articlesshouldbein the following format:Times New Roman font, 14-point font size, single-spaced, with justified alignment of the body.
  • 5. Indents at the beginning of a paragraph should be 1.25 cm.
  • 6. Margins should be: left – 3 cm, right – 1.5 cm, top and bottom – 2 cm.
  • 7. Numbering should start from the first page, on the top “center aligned."
  • 8. The article should be 1200 to 2000 words in length (inclusive of abstracts, footnotes and references).
  • 9. The article should include a short abstract in Russian, Kazakh and English. This should be between 30 to 40 words (including spaces).
  • 10. Footnotes should be formatted in square brackets; references should be at the end of the manuscript.
  • 11. It is recommended that the main text of the article should be divided into sub-sections (with center-aligned subtitles).
  • 12.The text should use angular quotation marks.
  • 13.The initials in the text should be linked with the surname via a non-breaking space. No spaces should be included between the initials.Full spelling of the name and surname is allowed.
  • 14.The following information should be included in the upper right-hand section of the page: the author's surname and initials, place of work, academic degree and title. The title of the work should be written in capital letters and placed in the middle of the page.
  • 15. Articles are not reviewed.
  • 16. The author of the article is responsible for the article's content.
  • 17. Materials published in the Diplomatic Herald of Kazakhstan journal do not necessarily reflect the view of the editorial board.
  • 18. The editorial staff reserve the right to publish, return for revision or reject the manuscript.
Created at : 25.02.2017, 11:55, Updated at : 20.08.2018, 16:20