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KazISS Expert Delivers Lecture to Deputy Chairpersons of "Nur Otan" Regional Branches



On March 30, 2017, a training seminar was held in Astana for the deputy chairpersons of the regional branches of the “Nur Otan” Party organized by the School of Political Management of the “Nur Otan” Party where Chief Research Fellow of the KazISS under the President of Kazakhstan Alua Zholdybalina delivered a lecture on "Political Modernization: Theory and Practice". The lecture touched upon the theoretical aspects, conditions required for successful modernization, as well as its typologies.

Additionally, the seminar covered the modernization experience of the countries of South-East Asia, particularly of Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, and China.

The seminar was attended by the Director of the School of Political Management of the "Nur Otan" Party Zhanar Bukanova, political expert Marat Shibutov, teacher of Regional Studies Department of Gumilyov Eurasian National University Zhaksylyk Sabitov, Secretaries of “Nur Otan” Party Farkhad Kuanganov and Natalia Godunova, Nur Otan Liaison Officer to the Cabinet Turekhan Koszhanov, and Managing Director of the “Global Innovation Labs” Igor Balk.