• Training on Climate Change in Central Asia & Simulation game NISIA

    On 2 - 6 August 2021, 13 young people from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan participated in the Certificate Training on Climate Change in Central Asia: Impact and Policy Options and the Simulation Game NISIA - Climate-Induced Crises. The training was organized by the OSCE Academy in Bishkek and CRISP, an organization based in Berlin (Germany)...

    6 August, 2021

  • 58 Students joined the Preparatory Summer School 2021

    From 2 till 27 August 2021 the OSCE Academy is conducting its Preparatory Summer School for newly enrolled MA students. The participants were 58 students from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Belarus. In addition to newly accepted Master students to the Politics & Security and Economic Governance & Development Programmes, the School is also attended by interested young graduates in related disciplines.

    5 August, 2021

  • Public Lecture: The Role of the Environment and Climate in Reshaping Comprehensive Security

    Zane Šime presented her recent research that touches upon the role of the OSCE in the domains of mixed migration flows and environment captured by the UNU-CRIS Working Paper “Mediterranean Lasagne of Migration Governance: What is the Way Forward for the Regions in Governing the Euromestic Sphere? An EU-Centric Perspective” and the OSCE Academy Policy Brief “The Role of Environment and Climate in Reshaping Comprehensive Security”.

    30 July, 2021

  • Summer School “Democratic Institution Building in Central Asia - 30 Years After Independence”

    From 19 till 24 July the International Alumni Summer School “Democratic Institution Building in Central Asia - 30 Years After Independence” organized for alumni and students of the OSCE Academy took place in Issyk-Kul. This School was organized with the support of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek.

    25 July, 2021

  • Associate Research Fellow of OSCE Academy speak at the STEP UP Forum

    On 7-10 July, Niva Yau, Associate Research Fellow of OSCE Academy, attended the STEP UP Forum organised by the Civil Society Development Association (ARGO) as a speaker in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The STEP UP Forum brought together a number of Central Asian NGOs from the Central Asian region to discuss transparency, enabling environment and partnership. The events were conducted in a hybrid manner, with key note speakers and heads of NGO representatives who gave speeches in person, and others participated online.

    20 July, 2021

  • Professor Anja Mihr speaks at the EU High-Level Conference on the Global State of Human Rights

    On 16 July Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy, participated in the Human Rights Conference, organized by the European Parliament and the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice, Italy.

    16 July, 2021

  • The “Perspectives 20-30 Online Academy” Participants learn Interview Methodology

    On 25 June thirty two young professionals and students from 29 OSCE participating States met at the fourth workshop within the framework of the nine-month “Perspectives 20-30 Online Academy” which started in March 2021. Participants learned about various types of interview techniques and major differences between them.

    25 June, 2021

  • Students discuss Russian Foreign Policy in Central Asia

    On 25 June the OSCE Academy in Bishkek hosted two online-lectures: ‘Russian foreign policy in Central Asia’ by the Head of the Foreign Policy Group of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Kyrgyz Republic Mr. Artem Romanov and ‘Russian Policy in the Eurasian Space’ by Pierre Chabal, Dr of Science in Political Science, Professor, Le Havre University.

    25 June, 2021

  • Director addresses the OSCE Permanent Council and the Board of Trustees

    On 10 June OSCE Academy Director Dr. Alexander Wolters addressed the OSCE Permanent Council within the Annual Report presentation of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek delivered by Ambassador Alexey Rogov. Following Ambassador Rogov’s speech, Dr. Wolters presented a summary of the key developments of the OSCE Academy for the period since June 2020 and further elaborated on the plans to expand the programmatic activities in the coming years. On 23 June the Board of Trustees of the Academy met online to listen to the Director's report on the latest developments and to elect a new Chairperson - Ambassador Alexey Rogov, Head of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, as well as new members of the Board of Trustees - representing Austria, Germany, Norway, Switzerland and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy.

    23 June, 2021

  • Students discuss the U.S. Cooperation with Central Asia

    On 18 June the OSCE Academy in Bishkek hosted Mr. Kristian G Moore, Political and Economic Affairs Counselor, U.S. Embassy Bishkek for an online lecture, within the framework of the module on Central Asia and the USA, taught by Dr. Shairbek Dzhuraev to students of the MA Programme in Politics & Security.

    21 June, 2021