Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

- To work towards establishing a Master in Development Practice Program (program on sustainable development practice) jointly with the MDP program at the Earth Institute at Columbia University- To support a series of students led research projects on sustainable development at community, city, province and national levels- To engage with and share results through international frameworks, such as the UN Academic Impact, the Global Compact, etc

Implementation methodologies

Through maintenance of programs already ongoing.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Al Farabi Kazakh National University
Establishing a Master in Development Practice Program
Support a series of students led research projects
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of student and faculty dedicated to sustainable development
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Date of completion: 2015
Operating in countries
Contact information/focal point(s)
Galimkair Mutanov,

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