On 16 March 2023, Dr. Marc Ozawa, Research Division, NATO Defense College, delivered a guest lecture on European-Russian Energy Relations to MA students of the Academy.
16 March, 2023
On 14 March 2023, Heiko Schmidt, Head of the Department for Scholarship Programs in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and South Caucasus at the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), visited the OSCE Academy to discuss the continuation of cooperation between the DAAD and the OSCE Academy in Bishkek.
14 March, 2023
On 13 March 2023, Mr. Bakyt Rysbekov, Director of the National Centre of the Kyrgyz Republic on Prevention of Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (the National Centre), and Mr. Bakytbek Kasymkulov, Head of the Department for Control and Coordination of the National Centre, gave a guest lecture on 'Implementing the Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (OPCAT) in the Kyrgyz Republic: The situation with torture in the Kyrgyz Republic' to students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security.
14 March, 2023
On 27 February 2023, Dr. Matthew Pringle, a British/Canadian human rights consultant, delivered a guest lecture on ‘The Optional Protocol to the UN Convention against Torture (OPCAT): An International Human Rights Instrument for the Protection of All’ to students of the MA Programme in Politics and Security. This lecture was a part of the course ‘Contemporary Security Issues’ taught by Dr. Elena Zhirukhina.
28 February, 2023
On 24 February 2023, the OSCE Academy organized an online event where Dr. Stefan Wolff, Professor of International Security, University of Birmingham, and Co-Coordinator of the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions, presented the report “The OSCE and Central Asia: Options for engagement in the context of the crisis in Afghanistan and the war in Ukraine.”
24 February, 2023
On 17 February 2023, the OSCE Academy had its Graduation Ceremony for students of the MA Programmes in Politics & Security and Economic Governance & Development 2021-2023. Overall 25 graduates from Afghanistan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan received their degrees.
20 February, 2023
The OSCE Academy MA Programme in Economic Governance and Development has received international accreditation from the Agency for Quality Assurance in Education "EdNet."
8 February, 2023
On 7 February 2023, Kubanych Musuraliev, Head of Financial Literacy Department of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic, delivered a guest lecture on "Financial Literacy and Financial Success" to students of the BA Programme and MA Programmes of the OSCE Academy.
7 February, 2023
On 31 January 2023, OSCE Forum for Security Co-operation (FSC) Support Unit (SU) representatives, accompanied by staff members of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, visited the OSCE Academy. Dr. Indira Satarkulova, Acting Director of the Academy, and Victoria Orazova, Head of International Office, welcomed distinguished guests and briefed on the Academy's activities.
31 January, 2023
Dr. Rahat Sabyrbekov, OSCE Academy Post-Doc Research Fellow, has been accepted for a Fellowship at Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. Dr. Sabyrbekov will be a Fellow from September 1, 2023, through May 31, 2024.
31 January, 2023