On June 19, in the National Academic Library of Nur-Sultan an extended meeting of the Scientific Expert Council of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan was held under the chairmanship of the Deputy Chairman of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan - the head of the Secretariat of the APK of the Presidential Administration Z.Tuymebayev.
During the meeting, the tasks of the Scientific expert community arising from the instructions set out in the program of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan K.K. Tokayev were discussed.
Opening the meeting of the SEC of APK, Deputy Chairman Z.Tuymebayev noted that the scientific and expert community should deeply understand the processes in society, identify new trends, challenges and threats, as well as develop practical recommendations in real time: “Scientists and experts should work in social and political field. We need a clear and understandable explanatory work not only on the pages of the official press, but also on social networks”.
During the meeting, reports were presented by the head of the APA under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the chairman of the SEC of APK, doctor of sociological sciences Aigul Sadvokasova “The identity and unity of the people of Kazakhstan at the present stage: development trends” and deputy chairman of the board of the Institute of Economic Research, doctor of economic sciences Shaharbanu Zhakupova “On the ethnosocial structure of Kazakhstan society”.
Madina Nurgaliyeva, Deputy Director of the KazISS under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, participated in the meeting of the SEC of APK as an invited expert. In her speech, she supported the idea of creating a digital SEC of APK and stressed that the current inter-ethnic situation in Kazakhstan against the background of ongoing sociopolitical processes requires extensive work in the regions of the country and the consolidation of the regional expert community: “It is important to know the situation on the ground, in specific areas and locations , and this requires close cooperation with regional experts. In addition, quantitative methods for studying the inter-ethnic situation should be supplemented by qualitative methods of analysis".
Summing up, Z. Tuymebayev gave some instructions to the Scientific Advisory Board of the SEC, including making practical recommendations for the development of the APK policy, effectively promoting the values of unity and harmony on the Internet, social networks, developing applied methodological developments and conducting seminars on topical issues of public policy peace and harmony.