Nationality : Kazakhstan
Position : Professional Officer at the OIC General Secretariat, Saudia Arabia
Field of study : International relations, Eurasian politics, and security
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Arman Tynybek was born in Kazakhstan in 1976 and graduated in 1999. After graduation, he left his home country for the UK to keep studying in the area of international relations and politics. At University of Westminster, he got in 2000 his Master of Arts Degree in the field of diplomacy. He started his professional career in 2000 as a Research Fellow at Kazakhstan Institute of Strategic Studies, located in Almaty. After a few years of working at the Institute, he became a lecturer at the University on subjects of Kazakhstan’s Foreign Policy and History of Diplomacy. Offered in 2006 to join the Office of the President of Kazakhstan in the capital, he had to combine the research and his professional duties. A year later, he joined the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan, where he spent the major part of his professional career, serving both at the main office in the capital and the country’s diplomatic missions abroad. However, after removal to the capital, he did not suspend research work, as he received the offer to join the civil service in the capital in 2006 and became a Ph.D. candidate at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. In 2009, he completed and successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation. Afterward, he left Kazakhstan to serve in the country’s diplomatic missions. At present, he is a Professional Officer at the OIC General Secretariat and is in charge of intra-OIC cooperation matters in the field of science and technology.