The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a regional centre of postgraduate education and a forum for regional security dialogue and research in Central Asia
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    26 May - 19 June, 2020
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22 May, 2020

OSCE Academy Director addresses OSCE Permanent Council

On 21 May OSCE Academy Director Dr. Alexander Wolters addressed the OSCE Permanent Council within the Annual Report presentation of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek delivered by Ambassador Pierre von Arx. Dr. Wolters presented the summary of the activities of the OSCE Academy for the period since June 2019 and outlined several key developments as well as plans for the near future.
  • 29 May, 2020

    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Inextricable Ties with the Alma-Mater

    A story of success of the Politics and Security Programme graduate of 2018 Khurshed Abduqodiri, where he talks about how the Academy contributed to his professional growth and his continuous ties with the alma-mater. Khurshed is currently working as an Advisor to the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Regional Project Ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change in high mountainous regions of Central Asia, which is being implemented in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan.
  • 26 May, 2020

    OSCE AiB graduate Medet Suleimen: I truly believe young people’s voices should be heard

    We are glad to present our next alumnus - Medet Suleimen - and his professional and personal success in advancing democratic values in Kazakhstan. Since 2014 Medet is working as a Programme Officer for the Friedrich Ebert Foundation Kazakhstan Office in Almaty and manages a wide array of projects in the fields of foreign policy and youth policy.
  • 25 May, 2020

    Academy Alumna presents at the OSCE Webinar on COVID-19 and Youth

    On 22 May Ms. Elvira Kalmurzaeva, alumna of 2015 and currently the Executive Director at the International Debate Education Association (IDEA) Central Asia, discussed the impact of COVID-19 crisis on youth of Kyrgyzstan and how young people tackle it at the webinar on “The Covid-19 Generation: How Youth Can Help Strengthen Security in the Current Crisis” organized jointly by the Albanian OSCE Chairmanship and the Secretariat. Ms. Kalmurzaeva discussed issues related to young people’s access to education and employment opportunities during the current crisis.
  • 19 May, 2020

    ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Fostering Change for Human Rights and Social Justice

    Today we would like to introduce our next alumna – a 2015 graduate of Politics and Security Programme – Ms Dilfuza Kurolova. As an enthusiastic and aspiring leader, Ms Kurolova is actively promoting human rights and the development of civil society in Uzbekistan. She is among the top 100 most influential national and international experts admitted by the Nationwide Movement “Yuksalish”. Currently, she is a focal point/legal consultant of the International Commission of Jurists, the Swiss NGO in Uzbekistan. In addition, she is a part of the Social Development Team and citizen engagement project for the ECA region at the World Bank. Previously, she worked with labour rights and feedback mechanisms during cotton harvest 2016-2018 and on the elimination of child and forced labour in Uzbekistan.
Public Lecture: Towards the Implementation of the 2019 European Union's Strategy for Central Asia
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