November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which commences the annual “the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” worldwide and in Kyrgyzstan, and ends on 10 December, Human Rights Day.
On 27 November, 2019, a forum "Family Medicine in the Kyrgyz Republic: Experience, Challenges and Ways Forward" will be organized in Bishkek.
On November 22, 2019, the Kyrgyz Association of Women Judges presented the results of a study on sexual harassment in universities and workplaces. The research shows that more than two-thirds of women surveyed acknowledged that the problem of sexual harassment exists, while one in four women reported that they have experienced sexual harassment themselves.
On November 19, 2019, the Ala-Archa State Residence will host the High Level Development Forum "Accelerating Reforms for Sustainable Development of the Kyrgyz Republic". The Forum was initiated by the President of the Kyrgyz Republic and co-organized by the Government and the Development Partners Coordination Council (DPCC).
Bishkek. On November 5, 2019, the Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic (MLSD) held a conference on state social procurement. Over 100 representatives from government and non-government organizations attended it. It was confirmed during the conference that the state social procurement became an effective mechanism that allows the government to cooperate with civil society organizations so that the most vulnerable groups of the population have increased access to quality social services. The event was held in collaboration with the USAID Collaborative Governance Program and the Development Policy Institute.
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, September 27, 2019—The World Bank Group is helping the Kyrgyz Republic develop a national strategy that will make it easier for individuals and smaller businesses to access financial services, part of a larger effort to create jobs and stoke economic growth in the country.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Switzerland, the Swiss Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic invites its partners and the larger public to the Multimedia Exhibition “Kyrgyz-Swiss Blue Pass” from 27 to 28 of September in the Hangar multi-media center.
Essential utility upgrades in Jalal-Abad and Batken oblasts.
A delegation from the EBRD's Board of Directors will visit Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic from 8 to 14 September 2019. The visit will help the Directors to assess the progress of reforms taking place in the two Central Asian states, familiarise themselves with the Bank's investments and meet a range of stakeholders.
The seasonal shortage of irrigation water in the Aiyl Aymak of Birlik, Kadamjay district of Batken oblast, was solved with the help of the Aga Khan Foundation's project “Improving Stability and Better Natural Resources Management in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan”, and implemented with the support of the British Government (UK Aid).