In mid-February two alumni started their internships at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the State Agency for Investment and Export Promotion under the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic under the OSCE Academy’s Junior Public Officers’ Programme.
On January 17, 2017, the OSCE Academy in Bishkek and the Brussels Journal of International Studies (University of Kent) signed the Memorandum of Cooperation establishing partnership between organizations.
The programme was developed and taught by Dr Nuria Kutnaeva, alumna of the OSCE Academy of 2005 and Dr Aijarkyn Kojobekova.
Over 90 graduates from Central Asian countries and Afghanistan have participated in the event. The OSCE Academy pays a lot of attention to its alumni community.
On June 16, 2016 an Agreement was signed between the Investment Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic and the OSCE Academy in Bishkek regarding Internships of the Academy’s Graduates.
On 13 June the OSCE Academy gathered its alumni from Tajikistan for a meeting with the British Ambassador H.E. Mr Hugh Philpott in Dushanbe. The meeting was also attended by the OSCE Ambassador in Tajikistan H.E. Markus Müller and the Deputy Head of the OSCE Office Mr Fabio Piana.
On 8 and 13 February the OSCE Academy’s alumni conducted training on “Academic Research Methods and Methodology” for the Youth Research Groups at the Diplomatic Academy.
On 3-4 October 30 alumni from Central Asia and Afghanistan participated in the OSCE Academy’s 4th Alumni Conference “Central Asia: Comprehensive Security and Sustainable Development" in Bishkek.
On 15 May 2015 the Uzbekistan chapter of the OSCE Academy alumni met in Tashkent. Twelve alumni of the OSCE Academy’s MA programmes met the U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan Pamela Spratlen.
On 4 May 2015 the Astana alumni chapter of the OSCE Academy met with Dr Erlan Karin, Director of the Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies under the President of Kazakhstan (KazISS).