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  • 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.

  • Centcom supports opening of two Border Posts

    Centcom supports opening of two Border Posts

    U.S. Embassy Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic Defense Attaché Suzanne Henderson, First Deputy Chairman of the State Border Service Colonel Iskender Mambetaliyev and Akim of Leilek District Taliberdi Aripov jointly opened two border posts with ribbon cutting ceremonies at Aikol and Kulundu in the southern region of Batken.

  • Ambassador Pamela Spratlen

    Ambassador gives lecture at OSCE Academy

    U.S. Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Pamela Spratlen held a public lecture at the OSCE Academy on December 3 on priorities and cooperation between the United States and the OSCE on security issues in Central Asia. The Ambassador covered the most essential security issues the region faces.

  • Children with books

    Kyrgyzstan improves early grade reading quality

    USAID Reading Together project in partnership with the National Testing Center at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic held a round table to discuss the results of the early grade reading assessment (EGRA), conducted in 130 schools of the Kyrgyz Republic.

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  • 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. 

  • U.S. Government donates equipment to the Kyrgyz State Service on Drug Control

    On November 20th, the International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Bureau (INL) handed equipment and vehicles over to the State Service on Drug Control of the Kyrgyz Republic. 

  • World AIDS Day is observed all over the country

    On World AIDS Day 2014, nearly 35 years into the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, it is important to reflect on how far we have come together. Not so long ago, hospital beds were filled with dying patients. 

  • U.S. Announces $400K to tackle Explosive Hazards and Small Arms challenges in Central Asia

    The United States is pleased to announce $402,000 in assistance to the OSCE towards training and proper storage of small arms and light weapons (SALW) in the Central Asia region. The funds will support two projects based in Tajikistan and the Kyrgyz Republic.