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  • Charge d'Affaires Laura grismer and Melis Myrzakmatov the Head Of The Ministry of Interior of the Kyrgyz Republic

    Bringing the police closer to the people

    With the opening of a newly constructed police station in Jalal-Abad, the Ministry of Interior of Kyrgyzstan, the UNODC and the U.S. Government marked the results of a two-year project aimed at strengthening cooperation between police and local communities on crime prevention and public safety.

  • USAID Director Michael Greene and Prime Minister Otorbaev are cutting a ribbon

    USAID and Prime Minister Open Citizen Service Centers

    On December 23, CDA Michael Greene joined Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbayev and the leadership of the State Tax Service (STS) to open a Citizen Service Center at Bishkek's Dordoi Bazaar, the busiest wholesale market in Central Asia. (photo: http://www.akipress.com/)

  • women are sitting at the table

    Enthusiasm for Creating a Women Judges’ Association

    On December 27, twenty-seven women judges gathered to discuss the creation of a Women Judges’ Association. USAID’s International Development Law Organization and the Department of Justice’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training sponsored the program.

  • Press Conference with Mark Feierstein

    Press Conference with Mark Feierstein

    Mark Feierstein, Associate Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the third highest ranking official in the agency worldwide, gave a press conference on his impressions from the visit and discuss USAID’s development partnership with Kyrgyz Republic on December 9 at the Internews Office.

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  • Emerging Global Leaders Initiative - Atlas Corps Fellowship

    The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6- to 18-month professional fellowship in the United States. All Fellows will be placed at a leading social change organization in the United States. Individuals in the nonprofit/NGO sectors with 2 to 10 years of experience, a college degree, and English proficiency are encouraged to apply. 

  • SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington, D.C.

    Registration is open for the second SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, D.C. area on March 23-24, 2015! Investors will find the practical tools, information and connections they need to establish or expand operations in the United States. Learn more and register now at www.SelectUSAsummit.com. Last year’s Summit filled up fast, so don’t wait to sign up! 

  • 7000 Businesses at Dordoi Market to Benefit from Renovated Tax Service Center

    On December 23, 2014, the State Tax Service of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic will open a new Citizen Service Center at Dordoi market in Bishkek. The newly refurbished facility will help improve customer service for more than 7000 businesses as well as traders working at the market.  

  • Flash Mob “Gift” by Youth from Local Orphanages

    Six teams of young people from Kyrgyz orphanages and boarding schools will dance in a flash mob, titled “Gift,” in Bishkek on December 19 to draw attention to the concerns of youth living in residential facilities, and as a means of social expression and development. The flash mob will take place at the Bishkek Park Trade Center, 148, Kievskaya St., from 13:00 to 14:00. 

  • Modern Transport and Logistics Workshop in Bishkek brings together experts from eight countries

    A Modern Transport and Logistics Workshop will take place in Bishkek on December 18-20. The workshop, to be held at the Ak – Keme Hotel, will be attended by carriers, truck operators, freight forwarders, logistics service providers, warehouse and storage operators from Afghanistan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. 

  • Police and Residents Cooperate to Lower Crime in Batken province

    December 16, 2014, Ak-Say, Batken province: Today local authorities in Ak-Say (Batken province) presented their crime prevention Action Plan for 2015 – 2017 to the public. Twenty-nine local residents took part in writing the plan. The community expressed confidence that the plan’s implementation will decrease crime in neighboring villages.  

  • Police and communities working together for safer communities

    On December 15, residents of Mirmahmudov ail-okmotu, Osh Oblast, will celebrate the opening of their Local Crime Prevention Center (LCPC). The center, built collaboratively between the community, local government authorities and police, is a place where they will all come together to discuss and resolve neighborhood safety and security issues. 

  • Celebration of the National Literature Day in the Kyrgyz Republic

    USAID Reading Together Project will celebrate National Literature Day in the Kyrgyz Republic. The purpose of the holiday is to celebrate Chingiz Aitmatov’s achievements, familiarize students with his work and increase public interest in reading books. 

  • American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative Releases Volume II of the Legal Profession Reform Index for the Kyrgyz Republic

    The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) released its 2014 Legal Profession Reform Index (LPRI) for the Kyrgyz Republic Volume II during an event today at the Ak-Keme Hotel in Bishkek. 

  • Warden Message - December 10, 2014

    The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) released a controversial report detailing interrogation methods used by U.S. intelligence in the years following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.  

  • USAID helps combat the growing problem of antibiotic resistance

    On December 10th at 9 a.m., representatives from the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic will discuss the results of an initiative to promote rational use of antibiotics coordinated by the USAID-funded Quality Health Care Project (QHCP).  

  • Cooperation on Border Security Enhancements

    On November 25, the Embassy of the United States, through the office of Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) presented the State Border Guard Service of the Kyrgyz Republic with enhancements to the Border Observation Towers previously built/donated by the EXBS Program.