Corruption as a social phenomenon continues to exist at the present time in almost all countries of the world, regardless of political development, including in Kazakhstan, it differs only in scale. Corruption hinders the process of social and economic development, building a market economy, and attracting investment. It negatively affects the political and social institutions of a democratic state and poses a serious threat to the country’s future development. The fight against corruption has been identified as one of the main priorities of state policy in Kazakhstan. In order to combat this phenomenon, on November 11, 2020, on the basis of the Microsoft Teams platform, the ANK and SHD Department held an intra-university student online conference on the topic: “Corruption as a socially negative phenomenon.”
The conference was opened by the moderator, senior lecturer of the ANK and SHD department M.A. Seidinova, who introduced the goals and objectives of this event, voiced the importance and significance of the anti-corruption policy pursued by the Head of State K.Zh. Tokayev.
Greetings were made by Gaziz Mukhitovich Kasybayev, head of the office for the development and implementation of educational programs of the branch of the Academy of State administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Karaganda region,
Beisenova Aigul Amanzhanovna, Doctor PhD, Head. Department of Political Science and Sociology, KarU named after E.A. Buketova,
Dyusekeeva Aizhan Autaevna – specialist of the department for work with structures of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan, KGU “Kogamdyk Kelisim” of the Akim’s Office of the Karaganda region.
The conference was attended by the head. Department of ANK and SHD Shormanbaeva D.G., teachers of the department of ANK and SHD Seydinova M.A., Khmelnitskaya O.M., Ivleva E.N.
During the conference, the main causes of corruption in Kazakhstan were discussed; the experience of foreign countries in the fight against this social evil; methods and mechanisms for the prevention and prevention of corruption offenses, conflict of interests in the professional sphere: the emergence of conflicts and their resolution; anti-corruption expertise of regulatory legal acts as a specific type of law enforcement and human rights activity; other issues in the field of combating corruption.
At the end of the conference, the organizing committee noted the high activity and interest shown by the students of our university in this conference. Students presented a large number of abstracts, which differed in a variety of topics. The best reports were awarded with diplomas and certificates of the participant.
1st place – Sagimbayeva Zarina (BT-18-5) scientific supervisor Seydinova M.A.,
2nd place – Kanafina Damelia (BT-18-5) scientific advisor Ivleva E.N.,
3rd place – Ondasynova Almira (GiK-18-6) scientific supervisor Khmelnitskaya O.M., Zhidkova Alexandra (BT-18-5) scientific supervisor Seydinova M.A.
The following recommendations and proposals were adopted in the resolution of the conference:
– to form an anti-corruption environment in the following areas: anti-corruption education, anti-corruption education, anti-corruption propaganda and anti-corruption awareness;
– to develop a concept of anti-corruption culture of scientific and pedagogical personnel of scientific and educational organizations;
– when implementing anti-corruption requirements related to the prevention or settlement of conflicts of interest in scientific and educational organizations, carry out information and explanatory work on the anti-corruption legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
– to promote the formation of students’ intolerant attitude towards corrupt behavior, rejection of all forms of corruption.