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Over 8,000 non-governmental organizations are active in Kazakhstan

by November 25, 2016 Health

5 regions, where the development of a network of active non-governmental organizations – in Astana and Almaty, Aktobe, Zhambyl and South Kazakhstan regions, may be selected I in Kazakhstan.

The non-governmental sector on an ongoing basis employs over 27 thousand people.

“NPO structure reflects the problems that most worries our citizens. In this regard, we consider non-governmental sector as a community of like-minded people, whose energy and ability to act a catalyst for positive change in the country,” Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Imangali Tasmagambetov said.

Directions existing NGOs cover the entire spectrum of social sphere. The organizations working in the sphere of youth policy and children’s initiatives, support for socially vulnerable groups, education and science, sports and physical culture, promoting healthy lifestyles and protecting the rights and lawful interests of citizens and organizations in the field of gender issues, environmental protection and development of culture and art, as well as organizations whose activities are aimed at strengthening social cohesion and national unity, protection of historical and cultural heritage, the development of the state language, the solution of demographic problems, are among them.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan