On May 17-19, 2023, Astana hosted the annual conference of the Astana Civil Service Hub, organized jointly with the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Civil Service Affairs and UNDP on the topic “Meritocracy. Integrity. Innovations”. The conference was held within the framework of the 10th anniversary of the Astana Civil Service Hub.
Speakers of the conference opening: Alikhan Baimen - Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Astana Civil Service Hub, Larbi Djacta - Chairman of the International Civil Service Commission, Darkhan Zhazykbaev - Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Civil Service Affairs, Askhat Zhumagali - Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Katarzyna Vaviernia - Permanent Representative of the United Nations Development Program in Kazakhstan, Elsa Pilichowski - Head of the OECD Directorate for Public Governance, Pan Suk Kim - former Minister of Human Resources of Korea, International Director of the American Society for Public Administration, Yerlan Abil - Rector of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
All three days there were interesting topics, heated discussions, and a useful exchange of views.
We thank the organizers of the conference for rich and productive sessions and round tables, for the opportunity to be participants in the anniversary conference and for cooperation!
For the first time at the annual conference, a round table was held: Cultural and civilizational aspects of the development of public administration: from Lagash and Al-Farabi to the present day, where presentations were devoted to the influence of national traditions on the public administration system, cultural and civilizational aspects of public administration.
Moderators: Alikhan Baimenov, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Astana Civil Service Hub; Yerlan Abil, Rector of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Dikhan Kamzabekuly, General Director of “Egemen Qazaqstan”
Aliya MASALIMOVA, Vice-Rector for Scientific Activity, Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
“Philosophy of State Administration of Al-Farabi”
Aziza UMAROVA, Founder and CEO, SmartGov Consulting, Uzbekistan
“Fundamentals and Principles of Public Administration, Presented in Temur’s Codes”
Maxat KHALYK, National Expert, Lecturer, Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University, Kazakhstan
“National Economic Model of Alikhan Bokeikhan”
Abdulvahap KARA, Professor, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Türkiye
“Mustafa Chokay’s Ideas on the Characteristics of State Governance in Central Asia”
Botagoz RAKISHEVA, Scientific Consultant, Project Director, Public Opinion Research Institute, Kazakhstan
“The Concept of the Research “The Influence of National Culture on the Formation of Institutions and the Management Decision Making”
Kalamkas YESSIMOVA, Master of Anthropology and Ethnology, Analyst of the Public Opinion Research Institute spoke at the session “Building effective communications” with the topic “Channels of Communication of State Bodies with the Population: Methodology and Methods of Research”. This study of the Astana Public Service Hub was conducted by the staff of the Public Opinion Research Institute.
At the session “Presentation of new projects and publications of the Hub”, Ainur MAZHITOVA, MSS in Sociology, Deputy Director of the Public Opinion Research Institute, spoke with a presentation “Methodology of Sociological Research “Public Monitoring to Measure the Level of Satisfaction of the Population with the Quality of Socially Significant Services”, conducted by employees of the Public Opinion Research Institute commissioned by the Astana Civil Service Hub.