The forth USRN Executive Development Programme was hosted by Al-Farabi Kazakhstan National University on 17 - 18 September.  Representatives from Kyoto University, University of Haifa, University of Pretoria, Yonsei University and PolyU joined the workshop. The two-day workshop showcases KazNU’s USR activities on different aspects including social work education, research and practice with USR, promoting the integrity and anti-corruption culture, inter-ethnic harmony and local community engagement, and addressing domestic violence and sustainable development of society. Colleagues from our partner institutions also had chances to share and discuss their work on related areas. 

The full workshop programme can be viewed here.

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Opening of the workshop by Prof. Sholpan Jamanbalayeva, Vice-Rector for Social Development, al-Farabi KazNU

 

 

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Welcome address by Dr Alison Lloyd, Co-Chair of the Executive Committee, University Social Responsibility Network

 

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Welcome address by Igor Rogov, Deputy Executive Director, Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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Introduction to the Student Service Center of al-Farabi KazNU «Keremet»

 

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Visit to the Youth Loft Center «Depo Evolution Park»

 

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Visit to the Public Foundation «Mother’s House»

     

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Visit to the Public Foundation «Mother’s House»

 

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Visit to the Public Foundation «Mother’s House»

     

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Visit to the Public Foundation «Institute of Equal Rights and Equal Opportunities of Kazakhstan» - Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence «ARASHA»

 

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Visit to the Public Foundation «Institute of Equal Rights and Equal Opportunities of Kazakhstan» - Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence «ARASHA»

     

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Visit to the Public Foundation «Institute of Equal Rights and Equal Opportunities of Kazakhstan» - Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence «ARASHA»

 

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Presentation by Dr Fernando Palacio from Kyoto University on "KyotoU’s Engagement with Global Health"

     

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Presentation by Dr Martina Jordaan from University of Pretoria on "Developing Sustainable Community - partners, Creating a Culture of Trust and Respect"

 

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Presentation by Dr Ben Ku from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on "Food Security Crisis and University’s Response: a Social Economy Experiment in Rural China"

     

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Presentation by Dr Dongwoo Song from Yonsei University on "The New Role as an Engaged University"

 

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Presentation by Prof. Faisal Azaiza from Haifa University on "Communality Teams in the School of Social Work: A Means to Increase Sense of Community"