• Public Lecture on Uncertainties in Water Security Decision-Making in Central Asia

    On 30 August 2023, Dr. Aliya Assubayeva, a Research Fellow at the OSCE Academy and a Research Associate at the Center for International Development and Environmental Research, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, delivered a public lecture titled “Uncertainties in Water Security Decision-Making in Central Asia.”

    30 August, 2023

  • Visit of the British Ambassador to the OSCE Academy

    On 23 August 2023, the OSCE Academy was honored to welcome newly appointed British Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic H.E. Nicholas Bowler. This visit was organized with the support of the OSCE Programme in Bishkek. Dr. Indira Satarkulova, Acting Director of the OSCE Academy, and Mr. Colin McCullough, Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer, OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, introduced the Academy’s activities and the plans for further development of its programmes.

    23 August, 2023

  • Closing Ceremony of the Summer School 2023

    On 23 August 2023, the closing ceremony of the OSCE Academy Summer School took place at the Academy. A total of 70 students from Central Asia, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Russia, and Türkiye, including newly enrolled MA students of Politics and Security and Economic Governance and Development programmes, participated in this month-long preparatory programme.

    23 August, 2023

  • OSCE Academy's Postdoctoral Research Fellow participates in the Seventh CAREC Think Tank Development Forum

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow Burulcha Sulaimanova presented the empirical findings from the research titled 'Digitalization of Infrastructure and Decarbonization In Central Asia: Opportunities and Challenges' at the Seventh CAREC Think Tank Development Forum held on August 16-17, 2023, in Urumqi, People's Republic of China.

    16 August, 2023

  • Young Professionals Enhance Project Management Skills through Academy Training

    From 7 to 11 August 2023, a Project Management Training took place at the OSCE Academy in Bishkek. Twenty-two young professionals from International Organizations, International Development Organizations, International Non-Governmental (Non-Profit) Organizations, Governmental bodies, and Public Institutions, representing Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan participated in the training.

    11 August, 2023

  • Summer School 2023 unites Students from Central Asia and Beyond

    On 1 August 2023, the Opening Ceremony of the Summer School Programme 2023 was held at the OSCE Academy. This year, a total of 77 participants joined the programme from Central Asian countries, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Russia, and Türkiye, including newly enrolled students of the MA Programmes in Politics and Security and in Economic Governance and Development.

    1 August, 2023

  • Alumni and Students discuss the Role of the Security Sector in Stability and Peace in their Region

    From 16 till 21 July 2023, fourteen OSCE Academy students and alumni from Afghanistan, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan came together to learn about contemporary security sector governance and reform (SSG/R) concepts, taking the opportunity to think critically, to use different approaches, and to evaluate “when, where, and why” to apply SSG/R tools in the Central Asian context – including in light of the situation in Afghanistan.

    24 July, 2023

  • Conference on China-Central Asia Affairs is held at the OSCE Academy

    On 27-28 June 2023, the “China-Central Asia Affairs: Perspectives from Junior Research Fellows” conference was held at the OSCE Academy. Junior Research Fellows (JRF) of the OSCE Academy presented their articles focused on China's presence in Central Asia as part of the project “Pilot Project for Central Asian Centre for China Affairs.”

    29 June, 2023

  • Policy Discussion on Importance of Public Diplomacy for the Kyrgyz Republic

    On 26 June 2023, a policy discussion on "Winning Hearts and Minds Abroad: Public Diplomacy and why it is important for the Kyrgyz Republic" was held at the OSCE Academy. The event was conducted as part of the three-year Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme, "Institutional Change and Social Practice: Research on the Political System, Economy, and Society in Central Asia and Caucasus," jointly run by Bielefeld University and TU Dortmund University and supported by the Volkswagen Foundation.

    28 June, 2023

  • OSCE launches course on the "Crime Prevention and Culture of Lawfulness" curriculum in Bishkek

    On 20-22 June 2023, the OSCE Transnational Threats Department (TNTD) and the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA) have developed the curriculum and delivered the course in co-operation with the OSCE Academy in Bishkek and the Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan.

    22 June, 2023