Regional Development Problems in the Transition Countries: The Case of Karaganda Region (Kazakhstan)

Monday, January 29, 2007
12:00 pm
Room 1219 International Affairs Building

Nazgul Mingisheva (Visiting Scholar, Harriman Institute, Columbia University)

Nazgul Mingisheva will address the current development problems in Kazakhstan, including state management, decentralization and corruption. The Karaganda region, the largest industrial center of Kazakhstan, will serve as the case study. She will conclude with a discussion of the role of the media and NGOs in resolving the present problems in Kazakhstan.