The French Alliance in Bishkek, jointly with the Embassies of France, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada and the EU Delegation in Kyrgyzstan, are happy to announce the holding of the 2022 edition of the Week of the Francophonie from March 23 to April 2. The festival includes educational, cultural and entertainment events in offline and online format.
On 7 March, a high level delegation from Switzerland will arrive in Bishkek to strengthen cooperation ties with the Kyrgyz Republic and familiarize with the results of the Swiss funded projects implemented in Kyrgyzstan.
Over 100 representatives of local self-governments (LSGs) and local communities from all regions of Kyrgyzstan studied experiences of various countries at the conference "Improved Livelihood through Joint Efforts of LSG and Citizens” held from February 28 to March 3, 2022 in Osh and Bishkek.
Today, on February 14, 2022, H.E. Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis, President of Switzerland and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, congratulated H.E. Mr. Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Kyrgyz Republic and Switzerland.
On 28 January, 2022, the National Forum gathered more than 100 health facility managers from all provinces of Kyrgyzstan (also online) to find solutions to existing problems in the health system for better medical care to the population of the country.
January 12, 2021 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Development Policy Institute (DPI) launched a new project to support the development of local government services in the Kyrgyz Republic. As part of “Successful Aimak 2”, municipalities in Issyk-Kul, Jalal-Abad, Naryn and Osh oblasts will work to improve key services, such as water supply, waste removal, maintenance of public spaces such as parks, and provision of recreational activities.
The Swiss project on sustainable winter tourism development in Kyrgyzstan has been launched in Karakol on December 2, 2021.
The Swiss health project on effective management and prevention of noncommunicable diseases has implemented Patient Education Classes for diabetes and high blood pressure patients in the northern oblasts of Kyrgyzstan.
Global Affairs Canada and the Aga Khan Foundation have launched the five-year “Foundations for Health and Empowerment” Programme to strengthen the delivery of quality, gender-responsive, and inclusive health services for women, girls, adolescents, their families and communities.
On 12 November, 2021, the Minister of Health, Alymkadyr Beishenaliev, and the Swiss Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic, Olivier Bangerter, have visited the renewed Health Management Resource Center under the Ministry of Health.