Conference: “Tajikistan’s 1997 Peace Accord at Twenty: Assessing the History and Politics of War and Peace” 6-7 July 2017, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
On 19 April, the US Ambassador Ms Sheila Gwaltney paid a visit to the OSCE Academy in Bishkek to meet students and give a talk on history, realities and perspectives of the Kyrgyz-US relations.
On 13 April 2017, students of the MA Programme in Economic Governance and Development visited Coca-Cola Bishkek Bottlers company.
On 5 April, the OSCE Academy in Bishkek was honored to welcome H.E. Ambassador Dr Gerhard Sailler, Ambassador of Austria to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan to give a guest lecture to students of both MA programmes. Following the short introduction by the Director of the OSCE Academy Dr Alexander Wolters, Ambassador Sailler shared his thoughts and ideas on Modern Network Diplomacy, reflecting on the evolution of diplomacy and providing students with basic definitions and concepts.
The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is delighted to welcome Dr Alexander Wolters as its new Director. He is joining the Academy’s team in his new capacity in a moment of change, with challenges and new opportunities in the time to come.
Between 22-25 March, the Centre for European Security Studies (CESS) in cooperation with the OSCE Academy in Bishkek and the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic held its first course ‘Improving Skills, Tools and Techniques of Parliamentary Staffers’.
On March 17 the OSCE Academy in Bishkek celebrated one of the biggest regional holidays – Nooruz.
On 10-11 March, the Acting Director of the OSCE Academy, Ms Indira Satarkulova participated in the seminar "Organization and Development of Quality Management System in Education and Accreditation: The Experience of Norway and Kyrgyzstan" organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic within the framework of the project "Development of the Academic Plan of the Master’s Programmes and Research in the Areas of Economics and Agribusiness."