Nazarbayev University’s Graduate School of Public Policy (NU GSPP) holds its 1st International Conference on Good Governance and Economic Diversification in Resource Rich Economies on 17 – 19 August 2017.
Conference organisers, Professors Weng Tat Hui and Colin Knox, said that it is attracting both international and Central Asian scholars and provides an opportunity to showcase the research being conducted in Nazarbayev University.
GSPP took part in the 3d International Conference on Public Policy in Singapore with more than 1300 participants from over 80 countries making the conference the largest international event on Public Policy in the world.
It will be a two-day event with several panel sessions and other notable speakers.
This event is designed to provide attendees of academic and professional political communities with quality educational and networking opportunities focused on Central Asian and post-Soviet state good governance and economic diversification.
The NU GSPP organized an executive education seminar on Health Policy & Management on 8-9 June 2017. The seminar was conducted by Prof Kai Hong Phua, NU Graduate School of Public Policy and Prof Byron Crape, NU School of Medicine, Public Health Programme.
Professor Mahbubani and Dean of GSPP Prof. Weng Tat Hui met with the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev, Minister of Foreign Affairs Kairat Abdrakhmanov, Mr. Yerlan Sagadiyev, Minister of Education and Science, Agency for Civil Service and Anti-Corruption Deputy Chairman Alik Shpekbayev, and Mayor of Astana Asset Issekeshev. They discussed pertinent issues such as global governance, geopolitics and professional development of civil servants.