On 15 October the OSCE Academy welcomed the Delegation of the The Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany https://www.bundesstiftung-aufarbeitung.de/de/foundation, who visited the Academy as part of their Study Trip to Kyrgyzstan. The delegation consists of academics, researcher, jouirnalists, and directors of memorial sides in Germany dealing with communist past. The Delegation met with Dr. Alexander Wolters and Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr and discussed political and societal transition in Central Asian region after 1991.
The Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany is tasked under public law with the comprehensive investigation and study of the causes, history and impact of the dictatorship in the Soviet occupation zone in Germany, the GDR and East Central Europe. It promotes the reappraisal of the former Communist dictatorships in Germany and other countries as well as advancing public awareness at an international level. The Federal Foundation entertains partnerships with museums, memorial sites, institutions of political education, schools and universities, independent archives, historical societies, and, not least, associations of the victims of Communist dictatorship in East Germany.