At the November meeting of Intersections Board of Directors, we were doubly honored to welcome both His Excellency Kairat Umarov, The Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States and His Excellency Kairat Abdrakmanov, The Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United Nations. It is rare for an organization the size of Intersections to host one Ambassador; we were doubly honored to have two present with us at the same time. Their reason for being with us was two-fold, made even more relevant in light of recent events: to outline Kazakhstan's role in the global struggle against extremism and to offer words of gratitude for the role that Intersections has played in this effort. A reception was held preceding the Board meeting; you can see a photo gallery from this gathering here. A video interview with Ambassador Umarov where he highlights the importance of Intersections' involvement and a video of his complete remarks can be found below.