• Public Lecture: “EU and Central Asia Relations”

    On 1 February 2022 Prof. Dr. Jakob Lempp, Associate Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy, and Professor at the Rhein-Waal University of Applied Sciences, delivered a Public Lecture on "EU and Central Asia Relations". In his presentation, Dr. Lempp talked about EU actions towards Central Asia.

    1 February, 2022

  • Second Workshop on Strengthening Youth Crime and Drug use Prevention

    On 24 and 25 January 2022, the Transnational Threats Department and the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities, in co-operation with the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, jointly hosted a two-day workshop on youth crime and drug use prevention in Bishkek.

    25 January, 2022

  • Educated youth – Bright Future of the Country

    Alimana Zhanmukanova is alumna of 2020, MA Programme in Politics and Security from Kazakhstan. Alimana initiated the project Discussion School RISE to study and discuss essential issues of Kazakhstan.

    25 January, 2022

  • Public Lecture titled “Rethinking the Interaction between Cryptocurrencies and Citizen Empowerment in Central Asia”

    On 18 January 2022 Dr. Michael Lambert, Associate Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy, delivered a Public Lecture titled “Rethinking the Interaction between Cryptocurrencies and Citizen Empowerment in Central Asia”. In the first part of the lecture, Dr. Lambert provided brief information on Cryptocurrency and indicated the strengths and weaknesses of Cryptocurrencies in the context of Central Asian countries.

    18 January, 2022

  • Helping the State and Ordinary Citizens through Digitalization

    Nuria Kutnaeva is alumna of 2005, MA Programme in Politics and Security from Kyrgyzstan. Director and Founder of the Public Foundation "DigitalTechnology”. Nuria introduced the electronic interoperability system “Tunduk” in the Kyrgyz Republic.

    18 January, 2022

  • Experts talk about Energy Transit in Central Asia

    On 17 January 2022 the OSCE Academy in Bishkek in cooperation with the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), and the Europe-Central Asia Monitoring (EUCAM) hosted the Open Workshop on “Energy Transition and Central Asia” in a hybrid format, which participants had a chance to join in-person and online.

    18 January, 2022

  • Alumnus of the Year 2021: Rashid Gabdulhakov: “through my work, I aim to spotlight people, places, and cases that are underrepresented, misrepresented, or simply ignored in academia”

    Rashid Gabdulhakov is a graduate of 2013 of the MA Programme in Politics and Security from Uzbekistan. This year Rashid received the Alumnus of the Year 2021 Award for his professional development and achievements after the graduation from the OSCE Academy. On 7 October 2021, Rashid successfully defended his dissertation entitled “Digital Vigilantism in Russia: Citizen-led Justice in the Context of Social Change and Social Harm” and obtained a PhD degree in Media and Communication (Cum Laude). Upon defending, Rashid became an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Media and Journalism Studies at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands.

    11 January, 2022

  • Project Management Training for Alumni

    From 13 till 17 December the OSCE Academy conducted a Project Management training (advance level) for alumni, led by Mr. Peteris Rimss, from the Latvian National Project Management Association (LNPMA) and a Trainer with more than 15 years of experience in the field. This was an intensive 5-day training for graduates of the OSCE Academy, who already have some experience in Project management either in International Organizations, International Non-Governmental Organizations, or other institutions, and needed to advance their knowledge of Project Management for further professional growth.

    21 December, 2021

  • Authors’ Workshop on the Forthcoming Book “Climate Change and decarbonization in Central Asia”

    On 16 December the OSCE Academy and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs held an Authors’ Workshop on the forthcoming book “Climate Change and decarbonization in Central Asia.” This event was held in hybrid format and provided an opportunity for the authors to discuss the detailed outlines of the chapters, which will be finalized and published by Springer as an Open Access book in 2022. The book will cover a broad range of related issues including climate change impact on security, energy, politics, gender, mining and many others.

    16 December, 2021

  • Professor Anja Mihr discussed the Transitional Justice at the International OSCE Conference in Tirana

    On 15 December Dr. Anja Mihr, DAAD Associate Professor at the OSCE Academy, participated in the International Conference on “Enforced and involuntary disappearances in dictatorship and authoritarian past and contemporary settings: a social, legal, and historical appraisal of transitional and transformation polices and mechanisms” organized by the OSCE Presence in Albania and Centre for Justice and Transformation of the University of Tirana, supported by the Federal Republic of Germany.

    15 December, 2021