The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in the Kyrgyz Republic welcomes a contribution of CHF 200,000 (USD 196,500) from Switzerland that will help fund WFP’s emergency food assistance to 22 social inpatient institutions and boarding schools across the country.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Kyrgyz Republic have now received a digital platform, which will assist them in receiving grant funding, expert advice and training necessary for the smooth running of their businesses in the adverse conditions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic and the risks to the food and agricultural sectors associated with it, the Swiss funded Bai-Alai Program will allocate more than 3.5 million soms (50 thousand Swiss francs) to support farmers in Osh oblast of Kyrgyzstan.
On March 27, 2020, the Government of Switzerland has equipped mobile units of the Family Center of Medicine of Chui Region and Regional Family Center of Medicine of Pervomayskii rayon with necessary personal protective equipment.
The IMF Executive Board approves the first request for emergency financial assistance to help its member countries address the challenges posed by COVID-19.
The EBRD has unveiled an emergency €1 billion "Solidarity Package" of measures to help companies across its regions deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The University of Central Asia (UCA) is pleased to announce an upcoming film screening and talk in Bishkek, presenting two environmental documentaries - On Thin Ice and Giving Nature a Voice. The films were directed by Andrew Tkach, 8 Emmy Awards Winner, who will deliver a lecture, and lead a Q&A session following the screening. He is visiting UCA on a Fulbright grant.
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).