On 16-17 October the OSCE Academy Alumni Network organized the Alumni Conference on "Digital Transformations in Central Asia: Current State and New Perspectives". The participants of the conference, more than 30 alumni, were welcomed by Dr. Alexander Wolters, Director of the OSCE Academy, and Ambassador Alexey Rogov, Head of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek. The event was opened by honorable guests from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) Dr. Vladimir Morozov, Vice-Rector for Human Resources, Associate Professor, and Prof. Elina Sidorenko, Director of the Center for Digital Economy and Financial Innovation.
16 October, 2021
On 15 October the OSCE Academy welcomed the Delegation of the The Federal Foundation for the Study of the Communist Dictatorship in Eastern Germany, 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.
16 October, 2021
On 12 October Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy, and member of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency Scientific Committee (FRA SC), together with her colleagues from the SC presented at the EU Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 in Vienna, latest challenges in inter- and transdisciplinary research to measure the impact of human rights.
14 October, 2021
From 4 till 9 October 2021, 19 participants from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Mongolia participated in the Certificate Training on Peace and Conflict, organized by the OSCE Academy in Bishkek in partnership with CRISP, an organization based in Berlin (Germany), that develops and applies the method of simulation-gaming to the fields of conflict transformation, civic education and citizen participation.
13 October, 2021
On 6-8 October the OSCE Academy hosted the International “Workshop: Human Rights in Central Asia: Troubled Nexuses between Internationalization and State Building” within the joint project with the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast Studies (IOS) in Regensburg (Germany), with support of the Working Group ‘Human Rights’ of the German Political Science Association (DVPW). This is already a second workshop of this project organized by Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy and Dr. Cindy Wittke from IOS and funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
8 October, 2021
From 4-6 October the OSCE Academy hosted International Workshop for Young Academics and Scholars on “Human Rights in Central Asia: Troubled Nexuses between Internationalization, State Building and Civil Society” within the joint project with the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast Studies (IOS) in Regensburg, Germany, organized by Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy and Dr. Cindy Wittke from IOS and funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
6 October, 2021
On 2 October the OSCE Academy hosted the second day of the DAAD – Research Symposium “From the Global to the Local” funded by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), initiated and organized by Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD-Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy. This two-day symposium started on the 2nd of October at Park Hotel Bishkek and gathered representatives of NGOs, of international development organizations as well as of a number of Universities of Kyrgyzstan.
4 October, 2021
On 25-26 September the OSCE Academy together with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Kyrgyzstan held its third annual “Transformation in Central Asia” conference titled ‘Glocal Transformation in Central Asia.’ The event was initiated and moderated by Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy and opened by Dr. Alexander Wolters, Director of OSCE Academy and Philipp Jahn, Resident Representative of Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Kyrgyzstan.
26 September, 2021
On 9 September the OSCE Academy in Bishkek hosted a conference titled “The Covid-19 Crisis and Its Impact on Central Asia” organized in partnership with the Danish Institute of International Studies (DIIS). The event was opened by Dr. Alexander Wolters, OSCE Academy Director, and Dr. Flemming Splidsboel Hansen, Senior Researcher at DIIS.
10 September, 2021
The OSCE Academy was honoured to welcome the Ambassador of Austria to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan, Dr. Willy Kempel for an introductory visit. Director Wolters presented the Academy’s history, its current activities, and plans for development in the near future. Ambassador Kempel expressed high interest in the Academy's MA programmes and the Alumni Community and underlined that Austria will continue supporting the Academy and its activities as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Academy as well as a Donor.
11 August, 2021