On 15 – 16 October, 2021 Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Public Policy (GSPP) will host a conference with several panel sessions, keynote speakers and round table discussions.  This event is designed to provide attendees with opportunities to discuss and find solutions on challenges related to Policy change and sectoral reforms in Eurasia and also create a […]


SYNOPSIS Since obtaining its independence in 1991, Kazakhstan has illustrated rapid development and continuous steady growth. The country celebrates the 30th anniversary of its independence in 2021. The Embassy of Kazakhstan is holding a round to discuss the internal and external policies that paved the way for Kazakhstan’s success, share the information on current projects […]


SYNOPSIS On September 29, Wednesday, we discussed how to be a UN Volunteer with Nikita Shabayev. Nikita Shabayev, NU GSPP Alumni, graduated from our School this year with Master’s degree in Public Administration shared his story of professional and personal development, gave study and work tips for fresh graduates, current students and future applicants within the […]

SYNOPSIS We hosted the GSPP Guest lecture with Saken Shayakhmetov, Deputy akim of the Pavlodar region of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He discussed the Pandemic in Pavlodar: global events and local decisions. The event was hold in English with Russian translation. VENUE AND TIME ZOOM webinar April 8 (Thursday) 18:00 (Nur-Sultan time) 

SYNOPSIS NU GSPP hosted the Research seminar by Assistant Professor Simeon Nanovsky on the impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions on the growth rate of new COVID-19 cases: evidence from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.  In regards to COVID-19, the research uses Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan as a case study to argue that quarantine restrictions influence the growth rate of new […]