About NU GSPP Conference


NU 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 NU 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 NU GSPP Conference is growing.

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

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

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

The sixth NU GSPP International Online Conference on Public Policy and Good Governance in a Changing World was held on June 7, 2022 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 


NU GSPP Conference Organizing Committee


Chair of the Conference

Dr. Riccardo Pelizzo,

Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University


Secretariat of the Conference

Damira Kazhenova,

Research specialist, Graduate School of Public Policy, Nazarbayev University