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  • Presentation of Preliminary Research on Electric Vehicles in Bishkek

    On 24 October 2022, Dr. Rahat Sabyrbekov, Post-Doc Fellow at the OSCE Academy, and Alchynbek Badilbek uulu, Research Assistant at the OSCE Academy, presented Preliminary Research on Electric Vehicles in Bishkek. Representatives of authorized government bodies, international organizations and business participated in the event.

    24 October, 2022

  • Public Lecture on Expanding the 'Shanghai Cooperation Organization Family'

    On 24 October 2022, Dr. Eva Seiwert, Associate Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy, delivered an offline public lecture on "Expanding the 'Shanghai Cooperation Organization Family': China's Search for Partners with Shared Worldviews." Students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security Programme also took part in the lecture within the International Relations course led by Dr. Viktoria Akchurina.

    24 October, 2022

  • Representatives of Webster University at the OSCE Academy

    On 21 October 2022, the delegation from the Webster University in Tashkent visited the OSCE Academy. Dr. John Jinkner, Director of Operations, together with Faculty Members Dr. Michael Rossi and Mr. Ramziddin Artikov, met Academy's Director Dr. Alexander Wolters and Head of International office Victoria Orazova

    21 October, 2022

  • Expert Roundtable on Public Diplomacy in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia

    On 19 October 2022, Expert Roundtable on "Public Diplomacy in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia: Local Actors, Global Actions" was conducted at the OSCE Academy. The roundtable was held within the framework of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program "Institutional Change and Social Practice. Research on the Political System, Economy and Society in Central Asia and Caucasus," jointly run by Bielefeld University and Technical University Dortmund and supported by Volkswagen Foundation.

    19 October, 2022

  • OSCE Academy welcomes Dutch Delegation

    On 12 October 2022, Dr. Nout van Woudenberg, Deputy Head of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kazakhstan, accompanied by Irina Buchinskaya, Political, Human Rights and Projects Officer, and Amina Kussainova, Political Affairs Officer, visited the OSCE Academy for the second time to learn about the latest developments at the academy and in the region in general.

    12 October, 2022

  • Certificate Training “Climate Change & Conflict”

    On 4–7 October 2022, the OSCE Academy in Bishkek in cooperation with CRISP, an organization that develops and applies the method of simulation-gaming to the fields of conflict transformation, civic education, and citizen participation, organized a Certificate Training on Climate Change and Conflict. Participants of the training were 22 researchers, activists, experts, and junior and mid-level professionals from civil society, NGOs, and governmental organizations from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Afghanistan.

    7 October, 2022

  • Public Lecture on Diaspora Online, Transnationalism and Political Participation

    On 27 September 2022, Dr. Ajar Chekirova, Associate Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy, delivered a public lecture on "Kyrgyz Diaspora Online: Understanding New Forms of Transnationalism, Citizenship, and Political Participation." Dr. Chekirova defined the terms "Diaspora," "political participation," and "transnational citizenship.

    29 September, 2022

  • 4th Interdisciplinary Conference on Adaptation and Transformation in Central Asia

    On 24-25 September 2022, the OSCE Academy and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation co-organized the 4th Interdisciplinary Conference on "Adaptation and Transformation in Central Asia," initiated and moderated by Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy. The conference brought together distinguished international and regional scholars, practitioners, and civil society activists to discuss how civil society, policymakers, and businesses have dealt with the paradigm shifts whilst adapting to institutional reforms and political shifts over the past decades.

    26 September, 2022

  • Closing Ceremony of the “Perspectives 20-30 Online Academy” 2022 held in Vienna

    On 16 September 2022, the closing ceremony of the five-month “Perspectives 20-30 Online Academy” was held at Hofburg (OSCE) in Vienna. During the five months, 25 young professionals and students from 25 OSCE participating States learned about OSCE history and its work, as well as developed their skills in writing, political analysis and interview techniques.

    21 September, 2022

  • OSCE Academy welcomes JACAFA Representatives

    On 19 September 2022, Ms. Kyoko Vrboski, Chairperson of the Japan Central Asia Friendship Association (JACAFA), and Dr. Saso A. Vrboski, Senior Vice President and Project Funding Coordinator, JACAFA, visited the OSCE Academy. Dr. Alexander Wolters, Director of the OSCE Academy, received distinguished guests and briefed them on the activities of the OSCE Academy.

    20 September, 2022

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