On 29 April the OSCE Academy Alumni Network conducted a Chapter meeting in Dushanbe. Fifteen graduates of both MA Programmes have met with the representatives of the GIZ in Tajikistan – Mr Jens Elsner, Deputy Country Director, Dr Igor Eromenko, Senior Economist and Ms Nigina Shukurova, HR Officer. Alumni listened to a presentation about the GIZ projects and activities in Tajikistan and the region and the recruitment process of the organization. During the questions and answers session alumni learned about professional development of the GIZ employees; how GIZ tries to ensure the sustainability of the projects; role of the human rights in GIZ projects; methods of working on different levels within the projects and etc.
Traditionally the meeting was followed by the informal dinner, where alumni of different years had a chance to meet each other, share the latest developments and listen to the updates of the OSCE Academy.