From 9 to 13 September the OSCE Academy conducted its International Certificate Training Seminar in Human Rights in an International Context, led by Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Visiting Professor at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. This training was designed for scholars and practitioners, aiming to broaden their understanding of international human rights norms, treaties, debates, politics and governments’ and civil society’s response to them. During this week 24 participants from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Mongolia were introduced to the genesis, concepts, standards, laws, agreements and treaties of today’s international human rights regimes. Furthermore, participants learnt about the different governmental and non-governmental actors and institutions on the global, national and local levels, which are an integral part of today’s human rights regimes around the world and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in particular. The final day and there closing ceremony of the training were held in eco-resort Supara, Chunkurchak gorge, where participants summarized the acquired knowledge and received their certificates.