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  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 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. 

  • Ambassador Richard M. Miles to Serve as Chargé d’Affaires ad Interim

    Ambassador Richard M. Miles has been appointed to serve as interim Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek. Ambassador Miles will serve on a temporary basis until the U.S. Senate confirms a permanent U.S. Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic.  

  • Trafficking in persons training for prosecutors and police officers

    The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) welcomes Professor Susan Kreston, U.S. expert on trafficking in persons (TIP), to Kyrgyzstan February 4-6 to conduct training for prosecutors and police in Bishkek.  

  • Training social workers to prevent HIV in prisons

    The AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW) in the Kyrgyz Republic will hold a workshop on February 10-13, 2015 for 20 social workers from prisons and non-governmental organizations working in HIV prevention in detainment settings and post-release. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is financing the workshop under the HIV React Project.  

  • TIRF for English Language Education is pleased to announce its 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Grants competition

    TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – is pleased to announce its 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition. Applicants must be enrolled in legitimate doctoral programs and must have been advanced to candidacy. That is, they must have completed any required coursework and/or examinations, and must have had their research plan officially approved by the university.  

  • 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.