• Peace and Conflict Training at the OSCE Academy

    From 17 till 21 September 2023, a Certificate Training on Peace and Conflict took place at the OSCE Academy. This training was co-organized by the OSCE Academy and CRISP - Crisis Simulation for Peace e.V. based in Germany. The 5-day course provided the participants from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan with a comprehensive introduction into concepts, tools and methods in the field of conflict transformation.

    22 September, 2023

  • MA Students Explore EU Regional Dynamics with Vice-Marshal Tadeusz Jedrzejczak

    On 21 September 2023, students of the MA Programmes had the opportunity to meet Mr. Tadeusz Jedrzejczak, Vice-Marshal of the Lubuskie Voivodeship and the Chairman of the European INTERREG Committee, who was accompanied by his team members - Mr.Radosław Brodzik, Director of the Department of Foreign Cooperation and Mr. Mieczysław Łapanowski.

    21 September, 2023

  • Guest Lecture by Regional Representative of the UN OHCHR for Central Asia

    On 15 September 2023 the OSCE Academy was honoured to welcome Ms. Matilda Bogner, Regional Representative of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights for Central Asia. Mr. Colin McCullough, Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer, and Mr. Christopher Blair, Head of the Human Department, OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, joined the event and welcomed Ms. Bogner to the OSCE Academy.

    15 September, 2023

  • Public Lecture on “The Regional Security Regime Emerging in Central Asia”

    On 14 September 2023 the OSCE Academy held a public lecture on the topic of the Regional Security Regime Emerging in Central Asia. Anna Jordanova, a Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute of International Studies at Charles University in Prague and a Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy presented the policy brief that elaborates on the problem of rising uncertainty across and within the Central Asian region and the reaction of the respective national regimes.

    15 September, 2023

  • Guest Lecture on Radicalisation and Violent Extremism

    On 12 September 2023 MA students of the Politics and Security Programme had an opportunity to meet Ms. Lilla Schumicky-Logan, Deputy Executive Director and Head of Portfolio Management at the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF). Ms. Schumicky-Logan delivered a presentation on “Radicalisation that leads to Violent Extremism: Root Causes and Prevention Mechanisms” and also briefed students about the activities of GCERF.

    13 September, 2023

  • MAHRS students learn about International Protection of Refugees

    On 8 September the OSCE Academy hosted a guest lecture by Mr. Ivan Saleyeu, Head of National Office, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative Office in Kyrgyzstan. Mr. Saleyev met the MA students of Human Rights and Sustainability Programme and delivered a presentation on Introduction to International Protection of Refugees.

    8 September, 2023

  • Orientation Day is held at the OSCE Academy

    On 1 September 2023, the OSCE Academy hosted its Orientation Day for newly admitted MA students 2023-2025, BA students and their parents. This year marked a special occasion as the OSCE Academy also welcomed the first cohort of students of the MA Programme in Human Rights and Sustainability.

    1 September, 2023

  • Public Lecture on Uncertainties in Water Security Decision-Making in Central Asia

    On 30 August 2023, Dr. Aliya Assubayeva, a Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy and a Research Associate at the Center for International Development and Environmental Research, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, delivered a public lecture titled “Uncertainties in Water Security Decision-Making in Central Asia.”

    30 August, 2023

  • Visit of the British Ambassador to the OSCE Academy

    On 23 August 2023, the OSCE Academy was honored to welcome newly appointed British Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic H.E. Nicholas Bowler. This visit was organized with the support of the OSCE Programme in Bishkek. Dr. Indira Satarkulova, Acting Director of the OSCE Academy, and Mr. Colin McCullough, Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer, OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, introduced the Academy’s activities and the plans for further development of its programmes.

    23 August, 2023

  • Closing Ceremony of the Summer School 2023

    On 23 August 2023, the closing ceremony of the OSCE Academy Summer School took place at the Academy. A total of 70 students from Central Asia, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Russia, and Türkiye, including newly enrolled MA students of Politics and Security and Economic Governance and Development programmes, participated in this month-long preparatory programme.

    23 August, 2023