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Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies

under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Address of the President to the people of Kazakhstan

Third Modernization of Kazakhstan

"Only those nations who manage to set the future goals and proceed resolutely facing the challenges,

instead of sitting on the hedge and waiting, are the winners."

Modernization in Kazakhstan: Experts’ Views and Assesments

 

On February 2, 2017, the "Parasat", Institute for Systematic Studies together with the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Kazakhstan held the expert forum "Modernization 3.0: new stage of economic and political development of Kazakhstan".

Opening the forum, Director of the "Parasat" Institute Nursultan Ahmadov stressed the crucial importance of human capital for any nation that is amidst global transformation. Ahmadov also spoke on the ongoing political reforms and their impact in the development of Kazakhstan.

The participants at the forum discussed the priorities of the third step towards the comprehensive modernization voiced by President in his recent Address to the Nation. According to experts, it is the logical continuation of the socio-economic and political reforms that shall enable Kazakhstan to develop steadilty and sustainably and to ensure its gradual transition to a new technological order.

Moreover, the experts discussed the forthcoming constitutional reform. Some experts noted that the recently proposed amendments to the Constitution are the effective measures to increase efficiency of the public administration and falicitate further political transformation of Kazakhstan.

The forum was attended by Chief Research Fellow of the "Parasat" Institute for Systematic Studies Manshuk Karimova, Chief Research Fellow of the KazISS Vyacheslav Dodonov, political experts Marat Shibutov, Andrei Chebotarev, and Yerlan Sairov, Director of the Institute of Diplomacy of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan Anuar Ayazbekov, Deputy Director of the School of Public Policy of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan Baurzhan Bokayev, Chairman of the Board of JSC "Economic Research Institute" Serzhan Madiev, Director of the Institute of Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Aslan Tukiyev, –°hairman of the Supervisory Board of “APEX Consult” Danat Zhumin, Founder of “Open Technologies” Group Kairat Akhmetov.