On January 24, 2020, the USAID Collaborative Governance Program invites media to a conference devoted to cooperation between civil society organizations and the Government. Participants will learn about how the seven year program contributed to improving this collaboration and take part in discussions about the role of civil society in general. The conference will start at 9.30 a.m. at 191 Abdrahmanov Street, Hayat Regency Bishkek Hotel.
Bishkek. On January 21, 2020, the Public Union Move Green and the Public Foundation Archa Initiative will hold the final conference for the project “It is easy to breathe at school” with the support of the USAID Collaborative Governance Program. The conference will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 429 B Frunze Street, Imperial Hall of Dostuk Hotel.
André Küüsvek has been appointed as EBRD Managing Director for Central Asia. He will be responsible for one of the most geographically diverse regions of the Bank’s operations, where the EBRD has invested US$ 15.6 billion (€14 billion).
Loan of €18 million to Ipoteka Bank for on-lending to private enterprises.
US$40 million financial package to Bank CenterCredit for on-lending
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.