On 9 September the OSCE Academy in Bishkek hosted a conference titled “The Covid-19 Crisis and Its Impact on Central Asia” organized in partnership with the Danish Institute of International Studies (DIIS). The event was opened by Dr. Alexander Wolters, OSCE Academy Director, and Dr. Flemming Splidsboel Hansen, Senior Researcher at DIIS.
10 September, 2021
The OSCE Academy was honoured to welcome the Ambassador of Austria to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan, Dr. Willy Kempel for an introductory visit. Director Wolters presented the Academy’s history, its current activities, and plans for development in the near future. Ambassador Kempel expressed high interest in the Academy's MA programmes and the Alumni Community and underlined that Austria will continue supporting the Academy and its activities as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Academy as well as a Donor.
11 August, 2021
On 2 - 6 August 2021, 13 young people from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan participated in the Certificate Training on Climate Change in Central Asia: Impact and Policy Options and the Simulation Game NISIA - Climate-Induced Crises. The training was organized by the OSCE Academy in Bishkek and CRISP, an organization based in Berlin (Germany)...
6 August, 2021
From 2 till 27 August 2021 the OSCE Academy is conducting its Preparatory Summer School for newly enrolled MA students. The participants were 58 students from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Belarus. In addition to newly accepted Master students to the Politics & Security and Economic Governance & Development Programmes, the School is also attended by interested young graduates in related disciplines.
5 August, 2021
Zane Šime presented her recent research that touches upon the role of the OSCE in the domains of mixed migration flows and environment captured by the UNU-CRIS Working Paper “Mediterranean Lasagne of Migration Governance: What is the Way Forward for the Regions in Governing the Euromestic Sphere? An EU-Centric Perspective” and the OSCE Academy Policy Brief “The Role of Environment and Climate in Reshaping Comprehensive Security”.
30 July, 2021
From 19 till 24 July the International Alumni Summer School “Democratic Institution Building in Central Asia - 30 Years After Independence” organized for alumni and students of the OSCE Academy took place in Issyk-Kul. This School was organized with the support of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek.
25 July, 2021
On 7-10 July, Niva Yau, Associate Research Fellow of OSCE Academy, attended the STEP UP Forum organised by the Civil Society Development Association (ARGO) as a speaker in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The STEP UP Forum brought together a number of Central Asian NGOs from the Central Asian region to discuss transparency, enabling environment and partnership. The events were conducted in a hybrid manner, with key note speakers and heads of NGO representatives who gave speeches in person, and others participated online.
20 July, 2021
On 16 July Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy, participated in the Human Rights Conference, organized by the European Parliament and the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice, Italy.
16 July, 2021
On 25 June thirty two young professionals and students from 29 OSCE participating States met at the fourth workshop within the framework of the nine-month “Perspectives 20-30 Online Academy” which started in March 2021. Participants learned about various types of interview techniques and major differences between them.
25 June, 2021
On 25 June the OSCE Academy in Bishkek hosted two online-lectures: ‘Russian foreign policy in Central Asia’ by the Head of the Foreign Policy Group of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Kyrgyz Republic Mr. Artem Romanov and ‘Russian Policy in the Eurasian Space’ by Pierre Chabal, Dr of Science in Political Science, Professor, Le Havre University.
25 June, 2021