European Union project supports small business development in Kazakhstan rural areas

Karagandy oblast, Nura rayon, Nura township – Today the EU project announced the winners of the competition for financial support for developing small business in rural areas of Kazakhstan. The total amount of the EU financial support is KZT 12 000 000 for 11 business projects to be implemented in the pilot rural territories of Eastern…

European Union Project supports small business development in rural areas

Ust-Kamenogorsk – The winners of the competition for financial support for developing small business  were announced today. Financial support is provided in the framework of the EU-funded project “Greater Stakeholder Engagement at Local Level in East and Central Kazakhstan” which is fully aligned with Kazakhstan National Plan on 100 Concrete Steps as it contributes to…

Award ceremony for winners of competition for financial support for the development of entrepereneurship at local level

On 21 November 2018 meeting of committee of competition on financial support for the development of entrepreneurship at local level was held. The committee decided to award twelve best business projects (five from East Kazakhstan oblast and seven from Karagandy oblast) which would now receive financial support in the total amount of KZT 12 000…

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A Regular Meeting of the “Dialogue Platform for Human Dimension” Consultative Advisory Board under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan Was Held

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The  “Dialogue Platform for Human Dimension” Consultative Advisory Board under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan held a meeting in Kazakhstan’s capital city of Astana on September 25, 2018.   At the meeting, implementation of the UN Human Rights Council recommendations in the field of Human Dimension under the framework of…

ASAR 2018: The European Union Project “Inclusive Planning for Local Development” Attracted Great Interest by Regional Leaders and CSO Representatives

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From June 21-22, 2018, The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Civil Society led the 2nd Republican Forum on trilateral cooperation «Asar» in Taldykorgan. The forum theme this year was «Contribution of local communities to sustainable development of the regions».’ During the opening plenary session the Minister of Religious Affairs and Civil Society Darkhan Kaletayev expressed…

Bulgarian Local Self-Governance or How to Apply Foreign Experience in Kazakhstan

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How to involve citizens at the maximum level in the decision-making process? How can social services be provided at the local level? Representatives from Bulgarian municipalities shared their experience and vision of these and other tasks with internship participants. From January 21 to 28, 2018, ARGO employees, along with representatives of East Kazakhstan and Karaganda…

The “Partnership for Innovations” program has established the first dialogue platform for NGOs and state bodies

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An international consultative meeting “Interaction between the state and civil society organizations: past experience and future perspectives in the countries of Central Asia and Azerbaijan” started in Astana, Kazakhstan, in the framework of the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Majilis of Public Councils. The event is one of USAID’s “Partnership for Innovations – P4I” programs. It is…

“ASAR”: NGO – Business – the State

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The first Republic trilateral cooperation forum “ASAR” took place in Atyrau. The forum brought together representatives of state institutions, the nonprofit sector and business. It resulted in signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between NGOs, business and state bodies both at the regional and national levels. As noted by the event organizers, the aim of…

CSOs and the State: A New Dialogue

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Today, contemporary trends and civil society sector development perspectives were discussed in Astana. Participants including CSO and relevant Ministry representatives discussed new ways and forms of productive interaction between government structures and civil society institutes. Principle speakers were Abzal Nukenov, Vice Minister of Religious Affairs and Civil Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Zauresh Battalova,…

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