From 16 to 20 May, the OSCE Academy in Bishkek conducted a Certificate Training in Peace and Conflict for junior and mid-level professionals from civil society, NGOs, and governmental organizations. The training provided 26 participants from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Russia with a comprehencive introduction to concepts, tools, and methods in the field of conflict transformation.
23 May, 2022
On 20 May 2022, Ms. Ziming Rao, Adjunct Professor at Webster University in Tashkent and an expert in accounting and finance, visited the OSCE Academy and delivered a guest lecture to students of the MA in Economic Governance and Development Programme. During the lecture, titled “The Nuts and Bolts of Business Plan: a USAID Project to assist SMEs in Issyk-kul Region,” Ms. Rao explained why the business plan is important and what the structure and content of a good business plan should look like.
21 May, 2022
On 19 May 2022, young diplomats from Germany visited the OSCE Academy as part of their trip to Kyrgyzstan and met the Director of the OSCE Academy, Dr. Alexander Wolters, and students of the MA Programmes.
19 May, 2022
On 13 May 2022, Dr. Paradorn Rangsimaporn, a Minister-Counselor and Deputy Head of Mission at the Royal Thai Embassy in Nur-Sultan, covering Thai relations with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, and an Independent Researcher, visited the OSCE Academy and delivered a guest lecture to the MA students.
14 May, 2022
On 12 May 2022, Niva Yau, Senior Researcher at the OSCE Academy, provided testimony before the United States-China Economic and Security Review Commission during a hearing on "China’s Activities and Influence in South and Central Asia”.
13 May, 2022
On April 29, 2022, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic and the OSCE Academy in Bishkek signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the cooperation in youth crime and drug use prevention.
30 April, 2022
On 29 April 2022, the OSCE Academy hosted the first Living Lab workshop on Traffic and Active Mobility, jointly co-implemented and co-funded by SPCE Hub and Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Kyrgyzstan. Representatives of civil society, researchers, and academics took part in the event to discuss traffic, active mobility, and urban sustainable development.
29 April, 2022
On 28 April 25 young professionals and students from 25 OSCE participating States began the five-month “Perspectives 20-30 Online Academy” 2nd Edition. The Office of the OSCE Secretary General, in partnership with the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe strongly supports this initiative.
29 April, 2022
On 28 April 2022, Ms. Tina Debenham from the Division Southern Caucasus and Central Asia of the German Federal Foreign Office; Mr. David Westenfelder, Permanent Representative at the German Embassy in Bishkek; and Laura Kunkel, Press and Cultural Attaché at the German Embassy in Bishkek, visited the OSCE Academy.
29 April, 2022
On 26 April 2022, an international workshop on "How to promote Clean Energy Access in Rural Areas in Central Asia and Beyond?" was held at the OSCE Academy. The event gathered experts from industry, academia, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to discuss important aspects of (off-grid) clean energy access in Central Asia.
26 April, 2022