Between the 14th to 16th of August 2016 the OSCE Academy held its annual retreat on the shore of the Issyk-Kul lake.
On 10 August 2016 the OSCE Academy in Bishkek and the International Secretariat of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding internships of graduates.
The new programme taught by Dr Nuria Kutnaeva, alumna of the OSCE Academy of 2005, currently working as Inspector at the Defence Council Secretariat and Dr Aijarkyn Kojobekova, Vice-President of the International University of Central Asia.
The company is located in Orlovka, which is an urban-type settlement in Kemin District of Chui Province in Kyrgyzstan.
On 24 June 2016 the United States Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic, H.E. Ms Sheila Gwaltney met the students of the OSCE Academy.
On 24 June 2016, 22 young professionals from Central Asian countries, Afghanistan and Mongolia completed the International Certificate Training Programme in Conflict Sensitive Development at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek.
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.
Between 6 and 7 June, 2016 the OSCE Academy in Bishkek in cooperation with the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies of Columbia University in New York, hosted an international conference on "The Great Powers and Central Asia after Western Drawdown from Afghanistan."
On June 3, 2016 the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and OSCE Centre in Bishkek organized a lecture on “Conflict prevention and peace building: ways forward for OSCE engagement in Central Asia” by Ms Christine Muttonen for the students of the OSCE Academy.