National Alliance of Professional Social Workers

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National Alliance of Professional Social Workers
National Alliance of Professional Social Workers Republican Public Association
Кәсіби әлеуметтік қызметкерлердің ұлттық альянсы
AbbreviationKÄQŪA
Established8 April 2019; 3 years ago (2019-04-08)
TypeProfessional association
Legal statusPublic association
PurposeSocial work
Headquarters10A Ahmet Jubanov St., Apt. 221
Location
Area served
Almaty, Astana, Semey, Kokshetau, Kyzylorda, Pavlodar
Official languages
Kazakh
Russian
English
Acting Director
Dinara Esimova
FundingGovernment of Kazakhstan
WebsiteOfficial website

The National Alliance of Professional Social Workers (Kazakh: Кәсіби әлеуметтік қызметкерлердің ұлттық альянсы, romanized: Käsıbi äleumettık qyzmetkerlerdıñ ūlttyq aliansy, KÄQŪA; Russian: Национальный альянс профессиональных социальных работников, romanizedNatsionalnyy alyans professionalnykh sotsialnykh rabotnikov) is a professional association in Kazakhstan that was founded on 8 April 2019. The KÄQŪA assists the development social work as a profession, expanding and strengthening international cooperation, providing expert and educational assistance to social workers at all levels.[1]

History[edit]

The National Alliance of Professional Social Workers (KÄQŪA) was formed according to the association's charter protocol meeting on 27 March 2019 and undergoing subsequent registration by the Ministry of Justice on 8 April 2019 in which KÄQŪA designates the date as the official founding date.[2] The association's aim is to unite professional social employees and professionals who perform social work functions within the platforms of social protection, healthcare, education, justice and law enforcement and to mainly form social work as a profession in Kazakhstan.[3]

On 7 October 2022, the KÄQŪA for the first time took part in the 2022 presidential elections, where it nominated public figure Qaraqat Äbden as a candidate for the race.[4]

Election results[edit]

Presidential[edit]

Election year Candidate First round Second round Result
Votes % Rank Votes % Rank
2022 Qaraqat Äbden TBD TBD TBD

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Лента новостей - Лязат Нуркатова: «Для нас, прежде всего, важен статус социального работника»". www.obk.kz. Retrieved 2022-10-30.
  2. ^ "Социальная работа в школе" (PDF). astana-modern.kz (in Russian). Retrieved 2022-10-29.
  3. ^ "История создания альянса". www.napsw.kz (in Russian). Retrieved 2022-10-29.
  4. ^ Seilkhanov, Adlet (2022-10-07). "Female candidate enters run for President of Kazakhstan". Kazinform. Retrieved 2022-10-30.