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Towards an Open Government in Kazakhstan

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Published on October 25, 2017

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The government of Kazakhstan has shown a strong commitment to enhancing transparency, accountability and participation in the policy-making process, and has taken important steps towards implementing open government. However, further efforts are need to ensure the success and long-term sustainability of Kazakhstan’s open government reforms. This review provides an overview of the cultural, economic, historical and political context for open government reforms. It examines ongoing efforts, identifies the remaining challenges and assesses the measures put in place by Kazakhstan’s authorities to address them in order to translate the reforms into tangible results. Finally, the report looks at the environment for effective citizen engagement and its potential to improve service delivery and policy making. It provides recommendations for concrete actions Kazakhstan can take to fully implement open government reforms.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword and acknowledgements
Executive summary
Key findings and recommendations
Summary action plan
The cultural, economic, historical and political context for open government reforms in Kazakhstan
A national open government strategy to ensure better good governance outcomes in Kazakhstan
Towards effective citizen participation in policy making and service delivery in Kazakhstan
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