Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Ministry of National Economy is a central executive body that coordinates formation and implementation of the state policy in the sphere of the economic and social development of the country aimed at the achievement of strategic development goals, including regional development, entrepreneurship support, coordination of social-business corporations, at the inter-industry and inter-regional levels.

The Ministry was formed by the Presidential Decree of August 6, 2014.

For more information regarding the Ministry’s activity visit website of the Ministry.

Committee for Communication, Information and ICT under Ministry of Investment and Development

Committee for Control over Public Services Automation and Citizen Service Centres Coordination under Ministry of Transport & Communications, Republic of Kazakhstan is a structural unit of the Ministry of Transport & Communications of Kazakhstan. Since 2011 the Committee manages and supervises the “Citizen Service Center” Republican State Enterprise.

More information on the Committee is available at the official website of the Ministry of Transport and Communication.

Akimats of the three pilot oblasts (East Kazakhstan, Kyzylorda and Mangystau)

According to the Law on Local State Government, an Oblats Akimat is a part of executive branch that ensures implementation of the national executive policy in compliance with priorities and needs of a given territory (oblast).

Key functions of an Oblast Akimat includes development and implementation of plans, economic and social programmes of oblast development, budget of an oblast (city/town/rayon) that are subjects for approval by an Oblast Maslikhat; creation of auspicious conditions for business development and investments; protection of public order and public welfare.

More information on the functions and work of East Kazakhstan, Kyzylorda and Mangystau Oblast Akimats can be found on their official websites.

Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption is a state authority with the power of implementing the national state policy on civil services. The Agency was established by the Decree of the Head of State on September 18, 1998. It is directly subordinated and accountable to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Agency participates in development and implementation of state programs on civil service improvement and in the management of civil servants personnel.

For more information regarding the Agency’s activity visit website of the Agency.

Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan, functions of implementing HR policies related to training, retraining and advanced training of civil servants are performed by the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan jointly with regional training centres and other educational organizations.

The Academy is also granted with functions related to methodology and academic support, and providing consultancy to regional training centers (RTCs).

More information is available at the official website of the Academy.

Regional Training Centres

Regional Trainings Centresorganise and conduct re-training and improvement of skills of public servants of local and territorial administrative bodies. They also design training and methodological materials aimed at improvement of public servants’ skills and analyse and use local and international experience in training public servants, including with participation of non-governmental training organizations.

List and contact details of Regional Training Centres in Kazakhstan are available here.

Economic Research Institute JSC

Since its establishment, the Economic Research Institute actively participates in the development of major government programs and laws, evaluation of the economic situation in the country to develop recommendations for implementing the strategic objectives of macro-economic and spatial development of the country over the medium and long term, on the interaction of public and private sectors.

Kazakhstan Regional Development project works with two organisations of the Institute: the Centre for Regional and Sociological Research and the Centre for Performance Assessment.

Centre for Regional and Sociological Research is the primary institution advising on regional development policy in Kazakhstan. It provides advice on problem analysis, strategy development, budgeting, implementation and monitoring/ evaluation.

The key activity of the Centre for Performance Assessment is advisory, analytical, methodological and organizational support of the system of annual assessment of the efficiency of public bodies performance.

Detailed information on the Institute is available on its official website.