01.03.2008 - 31.12.2010
|Overall project value (EUR)||3 400 000 Euro, 4420000 USD|
|No. of staff provided||1|
|Name of Client||The Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan|
|Financing agency||European Commission (EC)|
|Name of partners||DMI Associates (France); IBF International Consulting (Belgium); INCOM Consulting (International Consulting & Management) (Greece); Public Policy Research Center (PPRC) (Kazakhstan)|
|Detailed Narrative Description of Project||The project was focused on supporting Kazakhstan efforts in fostering reforms and increasing competitiveness of the country and efficiency/effectiveness of the State, and on strengthening relationships between EU and Kazakhstan by means of exchange of expertise and enhanced policy dialogue process.|
|Detailed Narrative Description of Services provided||Exchange of information: access to relevant EU databases; participation of Kazakh experts in relevant seminars organised by EU institutions (i.e. in the framework of TAIEX Program); study tours in selected relevant EU institutions. Enhanced access to information and promotion of knowledge networks between EU and Kazakhstan.
This result was achieved through:
- providing access to relevant data bases and information on relevant practices in the EU;
- providing hands-on technical training, master classes and peer assistance to partners and stakeholders of Kazakhstan on selected priority areas;
- financing the participation of Kazakh experts in seminars organised by the European Commission in the framework of exchange and cooperation activities and programmes (ex.TAIEX);organising visits to selected EU institutions with a view to provide information on best practices;
- Initiating and facilitating the establishment of contacts, cooperation and ‘quasi-twinning’ initiatives among Kazakhstan State and private institutions and corresponding bodies in EU countries.