A legislative drafting workshop on the implementation of anti-terrorism instruments in the domestic law of the Republic of Kazakhstan took place in Astana on 29 September-1 October 2009. The seminar was organized in cooperation with the US State Department, NSOI and the US Department of Justice, who have contributed to the nuclear smuggling issues part of the seminar.
The participants came from the General Prosecutor's Office, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of International Affairs, Legislative Institute of the Ministry of Justice, Parliament and Customs Service.
The seminar provided a form for discussing the analysis of Kazakh legislation in terms of its compliance with the universal anti-terrorism instruments together with amendments and proposals on how to bring domestic legislation into compliance with anti-terrorism instruments. There was productive, item by item discussions of the proposals among the participants of the seminar, during which changes and amendments to the working paper were agreed upon.
At the end of the seminar, an action plan was adopted by the Kazakh Government together with representatives of Terrorism Prevention Branch, UNODC.