ПОКАЗ ФИЛЬМА «ВИЛЛИ БРАНДТ. ВОСПОМИНАНИЯ О ЖИЗНИ ПОЛИТИКА»

ПЯТНИЦА, 13 НОЯБРЯ
18:00–20:40 / GREAT HALL
KIMEP UNIVERSITY

ПРОГРАММА МЕРОПРИЯТИЯ: ПОКАЗ ФИЛЬМА
«ВИЛЛИ БРАНДТ. ВОСПОМИНАНИЯ О ЖИЗНИ ПОЛИТИКА»

18:00–18:10 Приветственное слово от Гете Институт Казахстан:
Барбара Фрэнкель-Тонет, директор Гете Института Казахстан

18.10–18:20 Приветственное слово от Фонда имени Фридриха Эберта:
Пэр Тешендорф, региональный директор Фонда имени Фридриха Эберта в Казахстане, Узбекистане и Туркменистане

18:20–18:35 Приветственное слово:
Тулеген Жукеев, политик и общественный деятель

18:35–20:10 Показа фильма Андре Шэфера
«Вилли Брандт. Воспоминания о жизни политика»

20:10–20:40 Дискуссия. Модератор: Наргис Касенова,
директор Центра центральноазиатских исследований, КИМЭП

Синопсис фильма «Вилли Брандт. Воспоминания о жизни политика»:

Вилли Брандт – выдающийся политик послевоенной Германии. Он был первым канцлером Федеративной Республики Германии (ФРГ) от Социал-Демократической Партии Германии. Находясь на посту канцлера Вилли, Брандт проводил политику «наведения мостов» в эпоху Холодной войны.

Вилли Брандт служил свой стране, руководствуясь своими принципами. Фильм приоткрывает завесу о жизни Вилли Брандта, как политика и гражданина. Данный фильм – это уникальная возможность увидеть редкие архивные кадры, содержащие интервью соратников и друзей Вилли Брандта.

Показ фильма состоится в КИМЭПе, 21 ноября в 18.00 в Great Hall.
Фильм будет демонстрироваться на немецком языке с субтитрами на русском языке.

KAZAKHSTAN’S ECONOMY: ENTERING THE TURBULENCE ZONE [Roundtable]

REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Please email to: shynar.zeinolla@kimep.kz

THURSDAY, 13 NOVEMBER
10:00–13:00 / HALL #237
VALIKHANOV BUILDING / KIMEP

KIMEP Central Asian Studies Center (CASC)
Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Kazakhstan

Roundtable “Kazakhstan’s Economy: Entering the Turbulence Zone”

The discussion will focus on multiple challenges facing Kazakhstan’s economy at the moment: falling oil prices, exchange of sanctions between the West and Russia and worsening condition of the Russian economy, and internal constraints on economic development and effective crisis management. It will also address the issue of budget spending and how the economic crisis can affect social expenditures.

Program:
Moderator: Nargis Kassenova

09:30–10:00 Registration, Refreshments
10:00–10:10 Welcome note

10:10–10:30 Speaker 1 Nadeem Naqvi (KIMEP University):
Economic Effects of 2014 Crude Oil Price Fall on Kazakhstan

10:30–10:50 Speaker 2 Olzhas Khudaibergenov (Association of Economists of Kazakhstan):
Beyond Oil, Beyond Borders: External Factors Influencing Kazakhstan’s Economic Development

10:50–11:20 Questions & answers
11:20–11:40 Coffee break

11:40–12:00 Speaker 3 Sabit Khakimzhanov (Halyk Finance):
Internal Constraints on Countercyclical Policy

12:00–12:20 Speaker 4 Zhanibek Khassan (Zertteu Research Institute):
The State Budget as a Reflection of Government Policies: Declarations vs. Reality

12:20–13:00 Questions & answers / Closing
Language: English

Nadeem Naqvi is Professor at the Department of Economics, KIMEP University. In 1999-2000 he served as a consultant for the World Bank. His areas of research include International Trade, Theory of Value, Social Choice, Foundations of Individual Choice, Non-binary Preferences. He received his MA in Economics from Delhi School of Economics (1981) and Southern Methodist University (1983), and his PhD in Economics from the Southern Methodist University (1984).

Oraz Jandosov is Director of RAKURS Center for Economic Analysis. He held a number of high-level positions: he served as First Deputy Minister of Economy and Chairman of the National Agency on Foreign Investment (1993-94); First Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan (1994-96); Governor of the National Bank of Kazakhstan (1996-98); First Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the State Committee on Investment (1998-99); Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance (1999); President of Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company (KEGOC) (1999-2000); Deputy Prime Minister (2000-01); Chairman of the Board Of Kazakhstan’s Association of Financial Institutions (2001-2); Assistant to the President of Kazakhstan for economic and financial issues (2003); Chairman of the Agency for Regulation of Natural Monopolies and Protection of Competition (2003-4). In 2002-8 he was Co-Chairman of the Democratic Party of Kazakhstan “Ak Zhol” (later “Nagyz Ak Zhol”).
He holds a graduate degree in Economics from the Moscow State University (1986).

Sabit Khakimzhanov is Member of the Management Board at Halyk Finance since March 2013, Head of Research since 2008. Before joining Halyk Finance, Sabit Khakimzhanov taught economics at the University of Minnesota (1998-99), Bilkent University, Turkey (1999-2002), KIMEP, Kazakhstan (2002-2007), Kazakh-British Technical University, Kazakhstan (2007). He worked as a manager of technical assistance projects for USAID Central Asia (1995-96). In 2000s he consulted the World Bank, ADB, International Labor Organization, and the National Bank of Kazakhstan on matters of social security, labor market policy, finance and monetary policy. He has a degree in mining engineering from Kazakh Polytechnic Institute, a Candidate in Engineering degree from the Russian Academy of Sciences (1991), Master of Sciences and PhD degree in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota (1995, 1999).

Zhanibek Khassan is Director of Public Foundation “Zertteu Research Institute” He is an expert in the field of good governance, budget transparency and public accountability with nearly 10 years of experience in international development with background in providing technical support to civil society organizations on policy research, government accountability and transparency in public finance. He served as Director of the program for Soros Foundation at their Public Finance Transparency division providing technical oversight for the project in collaboration with government officials and international organizations such as International Monetary fund (IMF) and Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and local NGOs.

 

REFLECTIONS ON THE FUTURE OF AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN AND CENTRAL ASIA

TUESDAY, 11 NOVEMBER
15:00–16:00 / HALL #237
VALIKHANOV BUILDING / KIMEP

Guest speakers:
Andrew Wilder
Vice President of South and Central Asian programs
US Institute of Peace (USIP)
Scott Smith
Director, Afghanistan and Central Asia program
US Institute of Peace (USIP)
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Andrew Wilder is the vice president of South & Central Asia programs. He joined USIP in August 2010 as the director of Afghanistan and Pakistan Programs. Prior to joining the Institute, he served as research director for politics and policy at the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University. Previously, Wilder served as founder and director of Afghanistan’s first independent policy research institution, the Kabul-based Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU). This was preceded by more than 10 years managing humanitarian and development programs in Pakistan and Afghanistan, including with Save the Children, International Rescue Committee, and Mercy Corps International.

Wilder is the author of The Pakistani Voter: Electoral Politics and Voting Behaviour in the Punjab (Oxford University Press, 1999), and has written numerous other publications. He has conducted extensive research exploring issues relating to state-building, development and stabilization efforts in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Recent research has focused on electoral politics in Afghanistan, and the effectiveness of aid in promoting stabilization objectives in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Wilder holds a bachelor’s degree in foreign service from Georgetown University. He also holds a master’s degree in law and diplomacy and a doctorate from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

 

Scott Smith is the director of USIP’s Afghanistan & Central Asia program. Prior to joining USIP in April 2012, Smith spent 13 years at the United Nations, focusing primarily on Afghanistan and democratization issues. He served as the senior special assistant to the special representative of the secretary-general in Kabul from January 2009 to August 2010. From June 2007 to January 2009, he served as a senior political affairs officer and team leader for Afghanistan in the department of peacekeeping operations. As the desk officer for the 2004 Afghan presidential elections in the U.N.’s Electoral Assistance Division, Smith oversaw the planning, establishment and financing of the U.N. electoral team in Afghanistan. Prior to 2004, Smith held several political affairs officer positions, including as the Afghanistan desk officer from 2002-2003 and as the political adviser to the United Nations Political Office in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea.

He first started working in Afghanistan in 1994-1995 with a French humanitarian organization, Solidarités. Smith is the author of  Afghanistan’s Troubled Transition: Politics, Peacekeeping and the 2004 Presidential Election, as well as a number of articles and book chapters. He is an adjunct professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

Smith holds a bachelor of science in foreign service from Georgetown University. He also holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs.