Academic honesty, professional competence and commitment to the development of Central Asia are key features of successful students of the Academy
Academic honesty, professional competence and commitment to the development of Central Asia are key features of successful students of the Academy
Providing skill-building training for young journalists, policy experts and conflict resolution specialists is one of the key parts of the Academy’s mission in Central Asia
Providing skill-building training for young journalists, policy experts and conflict resolution specialists is one of the key parts of the Academy’s mission in Central Asia
The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a regional centre of postgraduate education and a forum for regional security dialogue and research in Central Asia
The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a regional centre of postgraduate education and a forum for regional security dialogue and research in Central Asia
The OSCE Academy is proud of its increasing alumni network that includes over 520 young professionals in Central Asia and Afghanistan
The OSCE Academy is proud of its increasing alumni network that includes over 520 young professionals in Central Asia and Afghanistan
The OSCE Academy hosts scholarly conferences and expert discussions on matters pertaining to the regional security and development in Central Asia and beyond
The OSCE Academy hosts scholarly conferences and expert discussions on matters pertaining to the regional security and development in Central Asia and beyond
  • Vacancy Announcement: Editor
    10 February - 15 March, 2021
19 February, 2021

Workshop on Employment in international development: From job-hunting to settling in a new job

On 18 February the OSCE Academy hosted an online workshop for current students and recent alumni, who are looking to launch a career in international development. The workshop was initiated by the Academy Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Aijan Sharshenova. Dr. Sharshenova has an extensive experience working in USAID projects in Kyrgyzstan and the UN agencies’ in the Middle East that she shared with the participants of the workshop.
  • 15 February, 2021

    Launch Event: International Affairs Special Issue on Environmental Peacebuilding

    On 15 February the OSCE Academy hosted an online event to discuss a new special issue on Environmental Peacebuilding in International Affairs. In this issue the authors advance the theories, methodologies and policy implications of this rapidly developing field. This event was initiated by Dr. Mirza Sadaqat Huda, Academy’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow and author of the article “An Ecological Response to Ethno-Nationalistic Populism: Grassroots Environmental Peacebuilding in South Asia.” The discussion featured presentations by contributors who shared new insights on environmental peacebuilding in the context of Liberia and Sierra Leone, Columbia, South Asia, and Central Asia.
  • 4 February, 2021

    Dutch Delegation Visits the OSCE Academy

    On 4 February the OSCE Academy welcomed representatives of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kazakhstan for an introductory visit. Dr. Nout van Woudenberg, Deputy head of Mission, and Ms. Irina Buchinskaya, Political, Human Rights & Project officer, met Dr. Alexander Wolters, Director of the OSCE Academy. Dr. Wolters presented the Academy’s programmes and activities and informed about the Academy’s work to cope with the challenges posed by the global pandemic.
  • 25 January, 2021

    Master Students receive their Degrees during First Hybrid Format Graduation Ceremony

    On 22 January 34 students of the MA Programmes in Politics & Security and in Economic Governance & Development received their degrees and graduated from the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. This has been the first Graduation Ceremony held in a hybrid format, which was a forced measure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bishkek-based graduates and invited guests joined the ceremony in person, whereas some of the students coming from other countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan joined via Zoom.
  • 13 January, 2021

    OSCE Academy Researcher receives Albie Award 2020

    Congratulations to Niva Yau, OSCE Academy Researcher, on winning the Albie Award 2020 from the Washington Post for her article, jointly written with Tristan Kenderdine, entitled "China’s Policy Banks Are Lending Differently, Not Less." "I am committed to monitoring China’s latest trends and activities abroad because I know that the world is driven by them in every way, winning the Albie award shows to me that I am on the right track. As a young researcher from Hong Kong, I sincerely thank the OSCE Academy for the generous support in the past two and a half years in my research journey studying various topics focusing on China in Central Asia and Afghanistan...” – says Ms. Yau.
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