Anti-Corruption Student Club

Anti-Corruption Student Club

About the activities of Anti-Corruption Student Club of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Anti-Corruption Student Club of Department of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminology of the Law Faculty of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (ASC) is a voluntary association of students, undergraduates, doctoral students of the Faculty of Law, established to achieve the goals and objectives of the fight against corruption in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

ASC has its history back to 2009.

So the goals and objectives of the activities of ASC are:

- comprehensive study of corruption as a social and legal phenomenon on the basis of existing theoretical developments, the provisions of existing national, foreign and international legislation;

- identification of the extent of corruption in the education system, as well as the ideas of students and lecturers about the nature of corruption, the causes of its existence and the problems of countering it;

- working out specific proposals to prevent corruption in all spheres of public and political life, especially in the education system;

- drawing public attention to the negative consequences of the spread of corruption in the education system;

- formation of persistent rejection of corruption in the student community as an illegal way to achieve the desired result;

- development of specific skills, abilities and competencies of students in the field of research of complex, inter-sectoral nature of corruption, as well as the acquisition of students’ experience in the preparing and conducting specific criminological research;

- assistance to students involved in corruption in any sphere.

The activity of ASC is based on the principles:

- volunteerism;

- independence;

- legality;

- objectivity;

- collegiality;

- transparency and openness.

During its existence, the club has carried out numerous actions to attract public attention to the problems of combating corruption. On a permanent basis, flashmobs are held.

More than 25 round tables, more than 40 meetings, 7 national conferences, 7 annual forums, 2 international correspondence conferences were held.

At the initiative of ASC, a Memorandum of students of higher educational institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan on combating corruption was signed.

Also the club develops methodical recommendations about the organization of anti-corruption education in educational institutions, at the moment they have published 1 educational manual and 2 methodical recommendations.

 

L. Bisengali

The head of the anti-corruption student club, Master of Law, senior lecturer of Department of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics.