The Institute regularly holds expert meetings, expert discussions with well known researchers, experts and scientists from around the world. Scientists, researchers, representatives of state and non-state analytical structures, undergraduates, doctoral students are invited. Expert meetings, expert discussions have been held since 2012.
Expert discussions are the regular meetings with experts in the sphere of security held by the Centre for Security Programs and the Public Opinion Research Institute.
In the framework of the VII and VIII Astana Economic Forum (May 2014, May 2015), a panel session entitled "Public Perception of Eurasian Integration" was held, organized by the Center for Integration Studies of the Eurasian Development Bank and Public Opinion Research Institute.
Since 2016, the Institute regularly holds Scientific seminars on migration in partnership with the School of Sciences and Humanities of Nazarbayev University.
In October 2011, an international mediation center was established. The purpose of the creation is the development of the mediation institution in Kazakhstan, the training of a group of professional mediators and negotiators to resolve conflicts.