The OSCE Academy hosted a Youth Conference today, dedicated to Human Rights Day and the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The event, supported by the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek in collaboration with the Academy, was opened by Dr. Indira Satarkulova, Acting Director of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek.
On 7 Dec 2023, Dr. Anja Mihr, MAHRS Programme Supervisor at the OSCE Academy, received the Human Rights in Higher Education International Award for her work in teaching and training young academics in Human Rights.
On 07 December 2023, Pengshan Pan, an Associate Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy and a doctoral candidate at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, delivered a public lecture on 'Irrigation and Insurgency: Can Public Infrastructure Mitigate Climate-Induced Conflict in Afghanistan?'
On 7 December 2023, Marine Constant, Human Rights Advisor and Capacity Building Coordinator, together with Christina Kelly, Assistant Project Officer, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), conducted a Starlight Stadium Playtest for students of the MA Programme in Human Rights and Sustainability and MA Programme in Politics and Security at the OSCE Academy.
On 27 November 2023, the OSCE Academy was honored to welcome Ms. Mahri Bashimova, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, and Mr. Gadam Besherov, Second Secretary, Department of International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan who paid the first courtesy visit to the OSCE Academy.