Climate Finance Centre to mobilise and coordinate investment projects. The EBRD and the Kyrgyz Republic are addressing climate related risks in the country by launching a Climate Finance Centre (CFC), which will help bridge financial assistance available through the national and international climate funds such as the Green Climate Fund. It will attract necessary investment for climate projects in various sectors ranging from energy and water to agriculture and health in the Kyrgyz Republic.
The EBRD Trade Facilitation Programme (TFP) honoured its most successful partner banks in 2018 in a special award ceremony on the eve of the Bank's Annual Meeting and Business Forum in Sarajevo today.
On April 24, in Nookat and Kara-Suu districts of Osh Oblast, the opening ceremony of drinking water supply systems was held as part of the project “Improving Stability and Better Natural Resource Management in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan”, implemented by the Aga Khan Foundation with the support of the Government of the United Kingdom (UK Aid).
EBRD-managed fund signs grant agreement with Kyrgyz Republic.
Partnership with China's Universal Energy company. EBRD and Green Climate Fund commit US$ 16.7 million loan to finance solar plant in Kazakhstan
On April 16, 2019, a presentation of results of the 16-year program “Medical waste management / hospital acquired infection control in health facilities of the Kyrgyz Republic” was held in Bishkek.
The Swiss Embassy is supporting the 14th International Jazz Festival in Bishkek and has invited the Swiss Duo of Malcolm Braff and Claire Huguenin to perform on April 19, the first day of the Jazz Festival at Asanbay Center (address 21a/4, Tokombaev street).
The city of Kyzyl-Kiya, with a population of over 45,000 people in the Batken oblast of the Kyrgyz Republic, will have regular access to safe drinking water thanks to financing from the EBRD, the European Union (EU) and the European Investment Bank (EIB).
On March 27 - 30, 2019, representatives of 40 NGOs from all regions of the country participated in the training program on civil engagement in monitoring and evaluation of state bodies. During the four days, the participants studied effective open data policy tools that are necessary for monitoring the implementation of the National Action Plan 2018-2020 (Achyk Okmot NAP) in building the Kyrgyz Republic’s Open Government.
The Devils’ Dance, a novel by Hamid Ismailov and translated from Uzbek by Donald Rayfield (with John Farndon) has won the 2019 EBRD Literature Prize. It is the first novel translated from Uzbek into English.