On 21 October Mr. Mark Pfeifle, founder and President of “Off the Record Strategies”, accompanied by Mr. Turatbek Makenbaev, Information Assistant, U.S. Embassy in Kyrgyz Republic, visited the OSCE Academy. Mr. Pfeifle shared his professional experience and delivered a lecture on “Succeeding in an Era Fake News and Media Bias” to students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security.
On 19 October 2019, Prof, Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Visiting Professor at the OSCE Academy gave a talk at the St. Petersburg Higher School of Economics (HSE) in Russia, on 'Glocal Governance and Human Rights'. The talk was part of the Annual October Readings that take place at the HSE dedicated to the topic of Human Rights.
On 12 October the OSCE Academy organized a conference on “Memory and Transitional Justice in Central Asia and in International comparative Perspective.” The conference was initiated by Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy, with the goal to compare different international approaches in dealing with the past with a particular focus on Central Asia
On 11 October the OSCE Academy invited to the Opening of the Exhibition on 30 Years of Peaceful Transition in Germany at the National Library named after A. Osmonov. The Exhibition was held with the support of the German Federal Foundation for the Study of Communist Dictatorship in East Germany in the light of the 30th anniversary of the peaceful revolution in Germany in 1989, which transformed the society and unified the country.
On 9-10 October OSCE Academy DAAD Visiting Professor Dr. Anja Mihr and invited expert Dr. Anna Kaminsky, Director of the German Federal Foundation for dealing with the Communist Past, Berlin, travelled to Osh, southern capital of Kyrgyzstan, to visit Osh State University to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution in Germany and the Fall of the Berlin Wall, at the World Language Department.