About GSPP Conference

GSPP Conference is an annual event that is aimed to provide attendees of academic and professional political communities with quality educational and networking opportunities focused on a various areas of public policy and public administration. It is a communication platform designed for academics, young scholars, practitioners and researchers.

The first GSPP Conference on “Good Governance and economic diversification in resource rich economies”  was organized in 2017 in a format of international conference.

The second Conference in 2018 on “Contemporary issues in public administration in post-soviet Eurasia” was regional and was mostly focused on CIS region and Central Asia & Caucasus.  Year by year number of participants in GSPP Conference is growing.

2019 GSPP Conference on “Risk, rationality and resilience” was held on October 10-12 and gathered 181 participants from 15 countries.

GSPP organized the fourth International Conference on "Sustainable development goals in Central Asia and the challenges of COVID-19" (NUGSPPCONF2020) on October 15 -16, 2020 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 

The fifth GSPP International Online Conference on Policy Change and Sectoral Reforms in Eurasia took place on October 15-16, 2021. 

GSPP Conference Organizing Committee

GSPP Conference Organizing Committee

Chair of the Conference – Riccardo Pelizzo, Vice-Dean for research, Associate professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University

Secretariat of the Conference – Madi Khanafiya, Research specialist and Adilkhan Bozhanov, HR manager, Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University

Conference Venue

GSPP Conference will be online.