Kazakhstan : A five-day IFRS for SMEs train the trainers workshop was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on January 9 to 13, 2012. There were 100 participants, mainly from Kazakhstan with a few Eurasian Council of Certified Accountants and Auditors (ECCAA) participants coming from Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.
The event was sponsored by the World Bank together with the Ministry of Finance Kazakhstan. Instructors were Andrei Busuioc (Financial Management Specialist, CFRR, World Bank) and Michael Wells (Director, IFRS Education Initiative, IASB). The workshop was conducted in the Russian-language (with simultaneous translation from the English-language for one of the presenters).
More information about past workshops, including free download of the Microsoft PowerPoint® slides used in the workshops, can be found here: http://www.ifrs.org/IFRS+for+SMEs/SME+Workshops.htm