Corps A Civil Servants Study International Practice in Corporate Governance

seminar-lectorsASTANA – A seminar on corporate governance for Corps A civil servants is taking place at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan from April 7 to April 11. The EU-funded project called “Civil Service Reform and Modernization of the Government of Kazakhstan” supports the seminar.

Alikhan Baimenov, Chairman of the Agency for Civil Service Affairs of Kazakhstan and Bolatbek Abdrasilov, Rector of the Academy of Public Administration welcomed participants of the seminar at its opening.

Hervé Terlier, Ian Andrews and Stephen James Logan, three international experts in the field of corporate governance invited by the EU project, conduct interactive activities, familiarise participants with different models of corporate governance, including experience of some European countries and the U.S. Examples of effective corporate governance practices applied not only within modern business entities, but also in various government bodies are also discussed at the seminar.

The seminar focuses on corporate governance issues in public sector, particularly on strategic planning, allocation and delineation of powers, avoiding duplication, risk management, transparency and internal audit. Representatives of the Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund are also set to share their experience in implementing corporate governance principles in national companies with senior civil servants at the seminar.

Representatives of the Administration of the President of Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning, the Agency for Civil Service Affairs, the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan, and executive secretaries of state bodies of the country attend the seminar.

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