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  • CADGAT: Launch of new datasets

    On 14 January the “CADGAT: Launch of new Datasets ” seminar took place at the OSCE Academy. The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and the OSCE Academy established the Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT) in 2009. The purpose of CADGAT is to produce new cross-regional data on Central Asia that can be freely used by researchers, journalists, NGOs and government employees inside and outside the region.

    15.01.2019

  • First NUPI-OSCE Academy Research Mentorship Internal Workshop

    On 12 January the first NUPI-OSCE Academy Research Mentorship Internal Workshop took place at the Academy. This Research Mentoring programme was launched in summer 2018 and engages six OSCE Academy alumni. Mentees work jointly with Mentors at NUPI and will publish one academic article in a peer-reviewed journal in 2019.

    12.01.2019

  • Academy’s Representative Presented at the Regional Conference on “Women’s Economic Inclusion: From Theory to Practice” in Kabul, Afghanistan

    From 16 till 17 December Ms. Svetlana Dzardanova, Programme Manager of the MA Programme in Politics and Security, presented at the Regional Conference on “Women’s Economic Inclusion: From Theory to Practice” in Kabul. The conference was organized by the Women’s Center (TWC) at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF). Ms. Dzardanova presented “The Comparative Analysis of the Legal Gender Related Framework in Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan: How National Laws and International Conventions Work in Practice” at the panel on Gender Inclusive Trade and Industrialization.

    20.12.2018

  • Academy attended Round-Table on “Assessment of Training Needs of Representatives of State and Municipal Bodies of the Kyrgyz Republic”

    On 18 December Ms. Indira Satarkulova, Deputy Director of the OSCE Academy, attended a round table on “Assessment of Training Needs of Representatives of State and Municipal Bodies of the Kyrgyz Republic”.

    18.12.2018

  • MA Students 2017-2018 Received Their Degrees

    On 14 December 47 students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security and the MA Programme in Economic Governance and Development graduated from the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. The Graduation Ceremony was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, members of the Diplomatic Corps, partners and donors as well as parents and friends of the graduates.

    17.12.2018

  • New Alumni Magazine SalamAlum 2018 is Published

    On 11 December the OSCE Academy published its 8th issue of the Alumni Magazine SalamAlum. It gives an overview of the Alumni Network activities, presents outstanding success stories of our alumni, describes the exclusive opportunities for our graduates provided by our long-time partner institutions and many more.

    13.12.2018

  • MA Students’ Visit to the US Embassy in Bishkek

    On 3 December OSCE Academy MA in Politics and Security students visited the US Embassy in Bishkek and met Lieutenant Colonel Donald Kyle Perry, US Defense Attaché and Senior Defense Official to the Kyrgyz Republic.

    04.12.2018

  • EU Special Representative for Central Asia visits the OSCE Academy

    On 30 November Ambassador Peter Burian, EU Special Representative for Central Asia, visited the OSCE Academy and delivered a speech on the new EU strategy for Central Asia to the Academy students. Ambassador Burian was accompanied by Ambassador Auer, Head of the EU Delegation to Kyrgyzstan, Ambassador Dr. Pierre von Arx, Head of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, Raimonds Vingris, Head of the Political, Press and Information Section.

    01.12.2018

  • Guest Lecture by Lead Economist of the World Bank

    On 29 November Mr. David Michael Gould, Lead Economist of the World Bank Europe and Central Asian Region delivered a lecture on “Critical Connections: Promoting Economic Growth and Resilience in Europe and Central Asia” to Academy students of the Economic Governance and Development Programme. Mr. Gould presented the report on this year’s World Bank’s flagship report – “Critical Connectivity”, written by him and his colleagues from the World Bank and outside contributors and explained its importance.

    30.11.2018

  • OSCE/ODIHR Director Visited the Academy for the First Time

    On 28 November the Academy was honored by the visit of Ms. Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir, Director of ODIHR, accompanied by Ambassador Greta Gunnarsdóottir, Senior Political Adviser/Head of Director's Office, Ambassador Dr. Pierre von Arx, Head of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek and Dr. Marcin Walecki, Head of ODIHR’s Democratization Department.

    29.11.2018