Mission, goals and objectives
The foundation was created with full engagement of the state in its authorized capital. The concept of the foundation was developed with taking into account the main directions of state policy on issues of supporting foreign and ethnic Kazakhs who arrive in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Consolidation of Kazakhs around the world around their historical homeland.
- Preservation of national identity – for Kazakhs to become a nation of strong and responsible people;
- Providing support for compatriots from abroad;
- Facilitating the adaptation of arrived compatriots.
- Protection of the rights and freedoms of compatriots living abroad; Preservation of the cultural and intellectual potential of the Kazakh diaspora abroad; Strengthening and developing cultural, business and other ties with the Kazakh diaspora in the countries of near and far abroad;
Creating favorable conditions for compatriots who expressed a desire to return to their historical homeland.
Establishment and maintenance of relations, exchange of information with public associations of compatriots, with international, governmental, intergovernmental and human rights organizations, including those carrying out activities in the legal, cultural, educational and other fields in their countries of residence;
Promotion and support of adaptation and integration of ethnic Kazakhs who arrived in the Republic of Kazakhstan;
Providing methodological, informational, organizational, consulting and legal assistance to compatriots' organizations in ensuring the rights, freedoms and legitimate interests of compatriots in foreign countries;
Support for compatriots living abroad in organizing the work of Kazakh national cultural centers; in the study of the Kazakh language, traditions and rites of their ancestors, as well as support for cultural, educational and other events in countries near and far abroad;
Creating conditions for compatriots abroad to receive higher (special) education in educational institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
Establishment of relations with public structures involved in preserving the historical and cultural heritage of ethnic Kazakhs abroad;
Establishment of humanitarian, cultural cooperation of the border regions of Kazakhstan with the existing Kazakh diasporas abroad;
Joint organization of kurultays, conferences, seminars, symposiums and other events in the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad to support, adapt and integrate compatriots abroad with the participation of representatives of associations of compatriots, the media, human rights and other public organizations of the states of residence of compatriots, Kazakh and foreign officials, public figures, lawyers, scientists, experts on issues related to the goals and objectives of the Foundation in the Republic of Kazakhstan and abroad;
Organization of charity events for compatriots who find themselves in difficult socio-economic conditions;
Establishing and awarding prizes and awards for the Foundation, assisting compatriots in obtaining grants for training or for implementing projects at the expense of non-state funds provided by individuals and legal entities, international and foreign organizations on a voluntary basis, as well as providing support for scientific and applied research the main activities of the Foundation.
History of the Foundation
The non-profit joint-stock company “Otandastar” Foundation (hereinafter referred to as the Company) was created at the V World Kurultai of the World Association of Kazakhs on behalf of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Elbasy – N.A. Nazarbayev and the decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated October 13, 2017 No. 644 "On the establishment of the non-profit “Otandastar” Foundation. The company was created to provide comprehensive support to oralmans (repartants) and ethnic Kazakhs living abroad, as well as compatriots who left the Republic of Kazakhstan for permanent residence in foreign countries.
At the moment, the Company is implementing state task projects in the framework of providing support to foreign and ethnic Kazakhs who have arrived in the Republic of Kazakhstan, and work is constantly being done to consolidate compatriots around the world around their historical Motherland.