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  • MA Students practice Human Rights Monitoring in Starlight Stadium Playtest

    On 7 December 2023, Marine Constant, Human Rights Advisor and Capacity Building Coordinator, together with Christina Kelly, Assistant Project Officer, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), conducted a Starlight Stadium Playtest for students of the MA Programme in Human Rights and Sustainability and MA Programme in Politics and Security at the OSCE Academy.

    7 December, 2023

  • OSCE Academy welcomes Delegation from Turkmenistan

    On 27 November 2023, the OSCE Academy was honored to welcome Ms. Mahri Bashimova, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan, and Mr. Gadam Besherov, Second Secretary, Department of International Organizations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan who paid the first courtesy visit to the OSCE Academy.

    28 November, 2023

  • Public Lecture on 'Unleashing AI in the Digital Age: Implications of Content Moderation for Human Rights'

    On 23 November 2023, Dr. Baurzhan Rakhmetov, a Visiting Lecturer at the OSCE Academy and an Assistant Professor at Maqsut Narikbayev University, delivered a public lecture on 'Unleashing AI in the Digital Age: Implications of Content Moderation for Human Rights.'

    23 November, 2023

  • Open House Day at the OSCE Academy

    On 17 November 2023, the OSCE Academy held Open House Day for Bishkek-based applicants. Dr. Indira Satarkulova, Acting Director of the OSCE Academy, welcomed the participants of the information session and gave an overview of activities of the OSCE Academy in Bishkek.

    17 November, 2023

  • Youth QUIZ: Intellectual Engagement and Sustainable Development

    On 10 November 2023, the OSCE Academy hosted an intellectual quiz, 'Youth QUIZ,' organized by the SDI Public Foundation and members of the UN Youth Advisory Council. The event was held within the Youth Day in the Kyrgyz Republic. Thirty-three young people gathered for an active discussion of key issues regarding the role of youth in achieving sustainable development.

    16 November, 2023

  • Alumni Chapter Meeting in Vienna

    On 14 November 2023, an Alumni Chapter Meeting was held in Vienna, Austria. The event brought together 15 alumni and students for a meeting with Dr. Indira Satarkulova, Acting Director of the OSCE Academy, and H.E. Ambassador Alexey Rogov, Head of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, along with his team members, Seraina Peterson, Policy Officer at the Conflict Prevention Centre, Dr. Indra Overland, Head of Research Group on Climate and Energy at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), and Elisabeth Librekt Olsen, Senior Advisor in the Research Group on Climate and Energy at NUPI.

    15 November, 2023

  • Board of Trustees Meeting

    On 14 November 2023 the Board of Trustees of the OSCE Academy held its regular meeting in Hofburg, Vienna under the chairmanship of H.E. Ambassador Alexey Rogov, Head of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek. Although the meeting was conducted in a hybrid format, thus, providing an open opportunity to observers to witness a crucial for the Academy event, but it was also the first meeting for the past several years, which gathered the members of the Board of Trustees in person and allowed face-to-face participation of the representatives of the delegations of EU, Finland, , Germany, Kyrgyzstan, Norway and Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, Russian Federation, Sweden, Switzerland, the United States, and the United Kingdom, and representatives of Austria, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy's, Italy, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan joined online.

    15 November, 2023

  • Book Launch Event: 'Researching Central Asia: Navigating Positionality in the Field

    On 9 November 2023, the OSCE Academy hosted a launch event for the book “Researching Central Asia: Navigating Positionality in the Field”. This open-access book was published under the framework of the SpringerBriefs in Political Science (BRIEFSPOLITICAL).

    10 November, 2023

  • Akyikatchy (Ombudsman) of the Kyrgyz Republic visits the OSCE Academy

    On 09 November 2023, the OSCE Academy welcomed Dzhamilia Akmatbekovna Dzhamanbaeva, the Akyikatchy (Ombudsman) of the Kyrgyz Republic, Aichurok Kalybekovna Nazaralieva, Deputy Akyikatchy, Kasymbekova Ulara, expert of the Department for the Protection of the Rights of Children, Women and the Family and Leyla Eshmukanbetova, Secretary to the Ombudsman of the KR for an introductory visit.

    9 November, 2023

  • Joint Expert/Alumni Conference on Comprehensive Security and Sustainable Development

    On 4-5 November 2023, a Joint Expert/Alumni Conference on "Central Asia: Comprehensive Security and Sustainable Development" was held at the OSCE Academy. The conference was co-organized by the OSCE Academy and the University of Siena.

    5 November, 2023

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