The OSCE Academy entered into cooperation with the Bishkek-based Youth Development Institute and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation to organize a professional development training titled the School of Early Career Analysts.
On 10 April 2015 Professor Gregory Gleason from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and the George C. Marshall Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen held a presentation at the OSCE Academy on “The Meaning of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)”.
On 9 April 2015 the Academy held a public lecture by Dr Roman Vakulchuk, senior researcher of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, on “Kazakhstan’s Emerging Economy: Between State and Market”. The presentation was based on the book recently published by Dr Vakulchuk.
On 3 April 2015, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Mr Nikolay Bordyuzha delivered a public talk at the OSCE Academy, focusing on the role and capacity of the CSTO in addressing regional security challenges in Central Asia.
On 25 March the OSCE Academy held a public lecture "Between a rock and a hard place - the Islamic Revival Party of Tajikistan and the (Re-)negotiation of Islam in contemporary Tajikistan" by Dr Tim Epkenhans.
On 19 March 2015 the OSCE Academy hosted the Russian Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic, H.E. Andrey Krutko, who held a public presentation on the Russian foreign policy in the CIS. The event gathered a large audience consisting of the students and staff of the OSCE Academy as well as interested diplomats and experts.
On March 19th the OSCE Academy held a round table on “Central Asia in 2015” for students of the Academy’s Politics and Security programme with the participation of a group from St Andrews University (United Kingdom).
On 3rd of March, Ms Rasa Ostrauskaite (Deputy Director of the Conflict Prevention Centre of the OSCE, Vienna) held a public lecture on "The Role of the OSCE in Conflict Prevention and Management: Towards New Challenges?" at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. It focused on the Ukrainian crisis, as a turning point in the OSCE conflict management activities.
On 28th of February the OSCE Academy conducted an Open House Day, organized for Bishkek-based candidates interested in the OSCE Academy's MA in Politics and Security and MA in Economic Governance and Development Programmes.
On the 26th of February 2015 the OSCE Academy hosted a public lecture by Dr Alexey Malashenko, the Chair of the Carnegie Moscow Center’s Religion, Society and Security Programme on "Russia in Central Asia: The Fight for Influence?", during which the speaker touched upon various aspects of the internal and foreign policy of Russian Federation.