SKAKOVA Aizhan Amangeldievna
Member of the Committee on Ecology and Environmental management of Mazhilis of Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Date of birth: May 8, 1977
Placeof birth: Almaty city
Education, specialty (qualification):
•Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation. From 1995 till 2000 years studied at the Department of Rational Nature Management of the Faculty of Geography, the scientific school of academician Kapitsa A.P.
Academic titles, degrees, and activities:
•Candidate of geographical sciences, specialty “Geoecology” PHD, dissertation on the topic: “Transboundary transfer of pollutants over Western Kazakhstan”.
•2000-2012 years worked in the field of the environmental design, from an engineer to the head of an organization.
•2011-2012 years research associate of the “National Engineering Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.
•2010-2020 years Deputy Chairman of the Kazakh Society for Nature Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
•2013-2021 years Director of the “Research Institute of Environmental” Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.
•Head of the representative Almaty office of the “Association of Environmental Organizations of Kazakhstan”.
•From January 2021 year – member of Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the VІI convocation, elected from the party list of the Party “People’s party of Kazakhstan”, member of the Committee on Ecology and Nature Management of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
•A member of the Expert Council Non-profit Joint-stock Company «International green technologies and investment projects center».
•A member of the working campaign for scientific and personnel support of the organization and conduct of EXPO-2017.
•A member of the interdepartmental working group on scientific research in the field of environmental protection of Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
•A member of the Expert Council under the Security Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan on issues and problems of environmental safety in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
•Deputy: candidate of the deputy of the Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the V convocation of 2011 year.
State and International awards, honorary titles:
•Medal “30 years of ecology of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.
•National award “Altyn Zhurek” for the contribution to the development of environmental protection in Kazakhstan.
•Jubilee medal “80 years of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University” for the contribution to the development of the university.
•Certificate of Honor of the Akimat of Almaty for the contribution to environmental protection and improvement of the ecological situation.
Scientific activities and publications:
•«Climate change in Kazakhstan during the past 70 years». Quaternary International. Elsiver (2015).
•«Priorities and challenges for a sustainable management of water resources in Kazakhstan», Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology, Elsiver (2017).
•«Assessment of Changes in the Maximum Flow of Kazakhstan», Journal of Ecological Engineering (2019).
•«The role of international conventions and covenants in achieving economic and environmental justice: a conceptual review», Scopus journal (2019)
•«Towards a low – carbon economic sustainable development scenarios and policies for Kazahstan», Scopus (2020).
•Author of educational and methodological complexes: “Environmental expertise”, “Ecological problems of Kazakhstan”.
•Reports at international conferences: «Conceptual approaches to implementation of transition of Kazakhstan to Green economy», International conference in Hong Kong (2015).
•Report at the international Forum in Beijing, China on Climate Change and from Kazakhstan - 17th CAS-TWAS-WMO Forum, September 2018;
•Report from the Republic of Kazakhstan at ISESCO, COMSATS “Agriculture in Kazakhstan in context of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals”, in Rabat, Morocco, November 2018;
•Report at the international conference: “Environmental catastrophe of the Aral Sea: search for solution», International Conference on Water and Flood Management (ICWFM), Bangladesh (2019).
Internship and advanced training:
•Completed internship and advanced training in Asia, the CIS and the UK on green economy, ecology and environmental protection.
Languages proficiency: Kazakh, Russian, English.
Marital status: Married, two children.