The Board of Trustees of the Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan decided to allocate a special reserve funds of $500,000 to help the most vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic in Kazakhstan.
In the framework of the Altyn Kalam literary contest held in Almaty the collective monograph “Living Memory” won the award for “Best Book on a Socially Significant Topic.” This book was born out of series of “Living Memory” lectures and podcasts which were supported by the Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan in 2016-2018.
Following an open recruitment competition held by the Board of Trustees and the Founder of the Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan (SFK), Ms. Aida Aidarkulova has been appointed as the new Chair of the Executive Council and assumed her office on April 22, 2019.
ARTMEKEN gallery with the support of the Soros-Kazakhstan Charitable Foundation and the UN Human Rights Office for Central Asia opens the exhibition dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights “Bad Jokes”.
ASTANA — On November 2, 2018, the Eurasia Foundation of Central Asia with financial support from the Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan, held a national conference on the topic “Protecting the rights of vulnerable groups in Kazakhstan: in search of a new model of state-guaranteed legal aid”.