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  • American Imam Mohamad Bashar Arafat

    American Imam shares experience

    On March 11, American Imam Mohamad Bashar Arafat, participant of the U.S. Speaker Program, took part in the first Central Asian Ulema Council Forum. The purpose of the forum is to enhance the interaction of scientists and theologians in the ideological combating extremism by expanding human rights and peaceful dialogue.

  • Saferworld Ceremony

    The Best Youth and Women Campaigns of 2014

    Saferworld sponsored an awards ceremony to recognize grass roots campaigns to encourage cooperation with law enforcement agencies. The event was a follow-up to a youth and women leadership training financed by INL. The campaigns stressed the need to avoid violence, drug and alcohol dependency, and involvement in radical religious groups.

  • American Snowboarders Hit the Kyrgyz Slopes

    American Snowboarders Hit the Kyrgyz Slopes

    U.S. Olympic Snowboarders Faye Gulini and Justin Reiter spent an unforgettable week February 15-22 with children from Kyrgyz orphanages to introduce them to the fascinating world of snowboarding. These sports camps was implemented by the Public Fund Protecting the Right of Orphans with the financial support of the U.S. Embassy.

  • Dancing girls

    I Love English Video Contest 2015

    The U.S. Embassy held an awards ceremony on February 13 for the “I Love English Video Contest 2015”. The ceremony was the capstone of English Language Week, which featured “I Love English” activities at schools all over the country with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science in partnership with the Embassy.

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  • Kyrgyz Republic improves the quality of tuberculosis laboratories and the TB drug management practices

    On March 26 and 27, the National Tuberculosis (TB) Center is organizing two round tables to discuss the results of USAID Quality Health Care Project supported work to improve the Kyrgyz Republic’s TB Laboratory services and TB Drug Management practices. Representatives of the Ministry of Health, the National TB Program, primary health care facilities, and international organizations will attend the event.  

  • U.S. and Public Fund “Ergene” Donate Food to Vulnerable Citizens of Kyrgyzstan

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the American non-governmental organization Resource & Policy Exchange (RPX) delivered 75,000kg of food products to the Kyrgyz Republic as part of the USAID Food for Peace Program. The program aims to enrich the diets of women and children in long-term treatment and care facilities, including residents of tuberculosis, psycho-neurological, and other social institutions. This year, the food products will be distributed to 66 institutions from all regions of the Kyrgyz Republic by Ergene Public Foundation. 

  • Limiting the spread of tuberculosis is a priority for USAID in the Kyrgyz Republic

    March 24 is World Tuberculosis Day. To commemorate this date during the entire month of March USAID is supporting events aimed at preventing the spread of tuberculosis (TB) and at informing citizens about this issue. The slogan of the month is “Together we can defeat TB!” 

  • USAID Helps Improve Maternal and Child Nutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic

    On March 19, 2015 the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is launching its new SPRING Project, aimed at improving maternal and child nutrition in the Kyrgyz Republic. The launch brings representatives of the Ministry of Health together with national health organizations, the Ministries of Education and Agriculture, oblasts and local government representatives, non-governmental and international organizations. The event is from 9am – 1pm at the Golden Tulip Hotel, 37 Isanova Street in Bishkek. 

  • Announcement

    U.S. embassies and consulates are currently experiencing technical difficulties due to systems maintenance that may result in delays in U.S. passport and visa processing and receiving and sending email. U.S. citizens may also experience delays in response to their email inquiries. U.S. citizens requiring emergency assistance should contact their embassy or consulate by telephone. 

  • USAID Supports Women Entrepreneurs in Kyrgyzstan

    Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. The 9th National Garment Trade Fair “Fashion Industry 2015. Manufacturers and Equipment” will take place on 11-16 March 2015 at the Kojomkul Sports Palace in Bishkek. The trade fair is hosted by the Association of Light Manufacturing Enterprises “LEGRPOM” and is supported by the USAID Women’s Leadership in Small and Medium Enterprises (WLSME) program.  

  • Together we can defeat TB!

    On March 12, 2015 from 12.00 to 14.00 the National TB Center with the support of USAID Quality Health Care Project and Defeat TB Project organizes a press café on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in the Kyrgyz Republic. The press café will take place in the conference hall of the business center «Maximum» (109/1 Turusbekova Street, Bishkek). 

  • Presentation of funding opportunities for tourism sector developers

    The USAID Business Growth Initiative (BGI) would like to invite media representatives to a presentation of its Tourism Destination Management Program, with the participation of representatives of the private sector, sector associations and government authorities. The presentation will take place on February 25, 2015, at 13:30 pm, in the Jannat Regency Hotel, located at Aaly Tokombaev Street 21/2, Bishkek. 

  • USAID Agro Horizon Project to boost agricultural development

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the Agro Horizon Project to promote agricultural productivity and diversification in the Kyrgyz Republic. The inaugural event for the project brings together representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Management; the governors of Osh, Batken, Jalalabad, and Naryn oblasts; and local governments, agricultural associations, entrepreneurs, microcredit agencies, and international organizations. The event is taking place February 24 – 25, 2015 at the Classic Hotel, 143 Aliyev Street in Osh.  

  • Saferworld Awards Event: “The Best Youth and Women Campaigns of 2014”

    On February 24, Saferworld will sponsor a public awards ceremony to recognize local grass roots campaigns to build trust and encourage cooperation with local law enforcement agencies. The competition titled, “The Best Youth and Women campaigns of 2014,” was a follow-up to a youth and women leadership training conducted by Saferworld in September 2014 under the auspices of the Community Policing Project.  

  • Festival for primary school students boosts interest in reading

    To improve reading skills and boost interest in reading among primary school students, the USAID “Reading Together" Project will hold a ten-day reading festival with the City Board of Education February 20 to March 4, 2015 at educational complex № 66 in Bishkek (Vostok-5B, Mambetova St.).  

  • American Snowboarders in Kyrgyzstan for Sports Camp for Children from Orphanages

    U.S. Olympic Snowboarders Faye Gulini and Justin Reiter will spend an unforgettable week February 15-22 with children from Kyrgyz orphanages to introduce them to the fascinating world of snowboarding. These sports camps will be implemented by the Public Fund Protecting the Right of Orphans with the financial support of the U.S. Embassy.