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28 September 2015

International Round Table: Green Economy's problems

Scientific Research Institute (SRI) of the Problem of Ecology, the Center for Economic Research (CER) of the Higher School of Economics and Business and the Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University on September 18, 2015 was organized the International Round Table: "Green Economy – the innovative vector of development of modern science." The round table was translated in the on-line platform G-Global.


Active participants were a scientists - representatives of different sectors: from Russia - Valery Anoufriev (Professor HSEM UrFU, Director of UCEE), from  UK - Stanislav E. Shmelev (Director, Environment Europe Ltd, Oxford), from USA - Megan Levanduski (Expert trainee of Scientific Education Center «Green Academy», Astana c.), from Kazakhstan - Muhambetkali M. Burkitbayev (First Vice  Rector of Al-Farabi KazNU) Zhanabayev Zeinulla Zhanabaevich (Dr., Professor, "National Nanotechnology Laboratory of open type" of Al-Farabi KazNU), Vitaly G. Salnikov (Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Geography and Environmental Sciences of Al-Farabi KazNU), Alia Iskhakova (Executive Director, Association of Legal EntitiesKazakhstan Association of Energy Auditors), Aizhan A. Skakova (Director of SRI of the Problem of Ecology of Al-Farabi KazNU), Dina A. Aytzhanova (Associate Professor, leading researcher of the IE MSE RK), Rimma K. Sagiyeva (Director of CER HSEB of Al-Farabi KazNU), Dinara Zh. Rakhmatullayeva (Senior Lecturer of the Department of Economics of HSEB of Al-Farabi KazNU).

During the discussion about the mechanisms of transition to a green economy, scientists economists, physicists, chemists, geographers, environmentalists exchanged views on priority areas of a "green" modernization of the traditional model of the national economy of Kazakhstan and its main trends and stages, as well as recommendations for the successful implementation of "green" reforms.


         Thus, it has been the main goal of the round table - to work out priorities for the development of the green economy on the basis of an interdisciplinary scientific approach universities and research institutions in different countries.