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On July 1, 2022, Candidate of Sociological Sciences, Scientific consultant, Project director of the Institute Botagoz Rakisheva, Deputy director Ainur Mazhitova and Project manager Assel Aizhanova took part in Workshop to discuss the preliminary results of the study of the Kazakh diaspora in the Russian Federation (in-depth study in the Russian Federation and onomastic analysis), organized by the International Organization for Migration.

In the course of the workshop, together with invited specialists from government agencies, recommendations were made for the further implementation of the study and for Kazakhstan interaction with the Kazakhs living in the Russian Federation.

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June 22-24, 2022, Director of the Institute Gulden Ashkenova and Deputy Director Ainur Mazhitova were lecturers at a training seminar on sociological research in the field of religion for specialists of local executive bodies in the city of Uralsk. The seminar was organized with the support of the N.Nazarbayev Center for Development of Interfaith and Intercivilization Dialogue.

The main purpose of the seminar - to improve the quality of the organization and conduction of sociological research in the field of religion in the regions. The seminar was attended by specialists of the departments of religious affairs and subordinate organizations for the religious issues research from Aktobe, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, Mangystau regions.

 


June 15-17, 2022, Director of the Institute Gulden Ashkenova and Deputy Director Ainur Mazhitova were lecturers at a training seminar on sociological research in the field of religion for specialists of local executive bodies in the city of Turkestan. The seminar was organized with the support of the N.Nazarbayev Center for Development of Interfaith and Intercivilization Dialogue.

The main purpose of the seminar - to improve the quality of the organization and conduction of sociological research in the field of religion in the regions. The seminar was attended by specialists of the departments of religious affairs and subordinate organizations for the religious issues research from cities of Almaty and Shymkent, as well as Almaty, Zhambyl, Kyzylorda and Turkestan regions.

More details:https://www.instagram.com/p/Ce2cEq1Ic5F/?igshid=MDJmNzVkMjY=


On June 16, 2022, Candidate of Social Sciences, Scientific consultant, Project Director, Official representative of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) in Kazakhstan Botagoz Rakisheva and Project manager, WAPOR member Assel Aizhanova participated in the webinar “Eurasia Barometer 2021: Comparative Study onSocial and Political Attitudes in Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine”. The organizers of the webinar: WAPOR, the organization “Global Barometer Surveys” (GBS), as well as the partner of GBS – the Eurasia Barometer team (EAB). The webinar was held online, attended by more than 40 listeners.

As part of the webinar, the speakers presented the latest results of the Eurasian Barometer survey in Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine, which were conducted in October-November 2021. The Public Opinion Research Institute has implemented this research in Kazakhstan, as well as in Kyrgyzstan together with partners. As part of the webinar, Botagoz Rakisheva presented some survey results in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in the context of the Internet and social networks in the information space.

More details:https://wapor.org/resources/wapor-webinars/

On June 15, 2022, Analyst, Research Methodologist KalamkasYessimova took part in the dialogue platform “Memlekettik kyzmetshinin bolmysy” (“The image of a civil servant”). The event was held in an offline format at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The purpose of the event - to exchange views with experts on the new look of a civil servant. The organizer of the dialogue platformis the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Civil Service Affairs.

More details:https://www.apa.kz/ru/zhanga-qazaqstandaghy-memlekettik-qyzmetshining-bolmysy-pikir-almasu-alangy/

 

 


On June 9, 2022, Scientific Consultant, Project Director, Candidate of Sociological Sciences Botagoz Rakisheva, took part in the International Human Capital Forum "Integration Code 2022" in Turkestan. Conference organizers: Astana Civil Service Hub, Association of HR Managers of Kazakhstan, Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Civil Service Affairs, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, UP School of Development and UNDP Kazakhstan.

The forum included plenary sessions, TED presentations, parallel sections, team games and a master class. The forum was held offline in Russian.

Botagoz Rakisheva acted as a speaker at the panel section “Society and Governance. From Al Farabi to a New Reality. The section was moderated by Alikhan Baimenov, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Astana Civil Service Hub.


June 8-10, 2022, Director of the Institute Gulden Ashkenova and Deputy Director Ainur Mazhitova were lecturers at a training seminar on sociological research in the field of religion for specialists of local executive bodies in the city of Nur-Sultan. The seminar was organized with the support of the N.Nazarbayev Center for Development of Interfaith and Intercivilization Dialogue.

The main purpose of the seminar - to improve the quality of the organization and conduction of sociological research in the field of religion in the regions. The seminar was attended by specialists of the departments of religious affairs and subordinate organizations for the religious issues research from city of Nur-Sultan, as well as Akmola, East Kazakhstan, Kostanay, Karaganda, Pavlodar, North Kazakhstan regions.


On June 7, 2022, the scientific consultant, project director, Candidate of Sociological Sciences, Botagoz Rakisheva, took part in the 6th annual international conference “Public Policy and Good Governance in a Changing World”. Conference organizers: Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Public Policy (NU GSPP), National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Astana Civil Service Hub and Sustainable Development Solutions Network Kazakhstan.

The conference included six panel sessions. The sessions were held in a combined format (online/offline) in English.

Botagoz Rakisheva made a presentation on the topic "Sociological Research "Governance In The Republic Of Kazakhstan" As Part Of The Governance Project Of The Center On Democracy, Development And The Rule Of Law At Stanford University: Project Organization, Methodology, Results" within the Section 1: Towards a People-Centered Governance: Countries' Perspectives.


June 6, 2022 at 00:01 a.m. on air of the TRC "Channel 31" Informburo program, Deputy Director of the "Kogamdyk pikir" Institute Ainur Mazhitova announced the results of the exit poll - a survey of participants in the republican referendum, which was conducted by the Institute's team on June 5, 2022.

Video recording of the live program is available at the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLscSeQRN70

Information with the results of the exit poll of the "Kogamdyk pikir" Institute is available at the link: https://opinions.kz/ru/


On May 26-28, 2022, Botagoz Rakisheva, as the principal investigator of the 7th wave of the World Values ​​Survey (WVS-7) in Kazakhstan, took part in the General Assembly of the World Values ​​Survey Association (WVSA), where the results of the 7th wave of the study, as well as the work plan for the 8th wave of WVS were discussed. The meeting was organized online. A separate section of the General Assembly was dedicated to the memory of Ronald F. Inglehart.