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”.
Zhuldyz Smagulova was confirmed as the new Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of Soros-Kazakhstan Foundation starting June 1, 2018.
The Center for Gender Economics Research was opened at the National Economy University in Kazakhstan, with the financial support of Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan (SFK). Most often, the subject of gender research in Kazakhstan is the national and cultural aspects of the women’s role in the development of the society, while their role in the economic development of the nation is discussed much less often.