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October 10, 2014

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will launch the new USAID Business Growth Initiative (BGI) and close out its economic policy reform project, REFORMA.  Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia Daniel N. Rosenblum  at the U.S. Department of State, Vice Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Valery Dil and U.S. Ambassador Pamela Spratlen will take part at the event together with Government counterparts, business associations and other Kyrgyz stakeholders. The event will take place on 14 October 2014 from 14.00 till 17.00 at the Shayir Conference Room of the Hyatt Hotel.

REFORMA’s objectives were to improve the livelihoods of citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic by strengthening the macro- and micro-economic environment to support business and economic growth. At the closeout event, REFORMA’s local implementing partners will present the project’s major accomplishments, achieved in partnership with public sector agencies, private sector organizations, and research institutions.

October 8, 2014

The United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID) provided the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic (MOJ) with software and computer equipment for examining prospective defense attorneys at a handover ceremony on October 8, 2014 at the Ministry of Justice. Minister of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic Almambet Shykmamatov and USAID Kyrgyz Republic Acting Mission Director Michael Greene spoke at the event.

October 3, 2014

Under this Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) for the U.S. fiscal years 2015-2019, USAID can build on the Government’s commitment to further reform in democracy and the social sectors as well as relatively strong recent economic growth in order to achieve the CDCS goal of assisting in the development of a democratic, well-governed, and prosperous Kyrgyz Republic.

October 2, 2014

A two-day conference on "Building cooperation and reducing conflicts between stakeholders in the mining industry" started today on the shore of Lake Issyk-Kul. The goal of the conference is to develop ideas to prevent conflicts and strengthen cooperation among authorities, mining companies, and local communities. Representatives of national and local government, mining companies, international groups, and non-governmental organizations are participating.

September 29, 2014

The Kyrgyz Republic is the only freely elected parliamentary democracy in post-Soviet   Central Asia. Further, in 2011, it was the first in the region to experience a peaceful transfer of presidential power. The United States supports progress toward a prosperous, democratic and stable Kyrgyz Republic to enable the country to play an important role in security and economic prosperity for all of Central Asia, including Afghanistan.

September 23, 2014

Seminar to review the results of the 2012 Kyrgyz Republic Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) took place in in Bishkek on September 23, 2014.  Experts from the National Statistical Committee and the Ministry of Health discussed DHS and other national findings in four areas - children’s nutrition, women’s nutrition, adult health, and domestic violence - and proposed policy changes and new programs to address these challenges.

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USAID/Kyrgyz Republic produced a 2014 wall calendar that includes images of beneficiaries and brief captions telling about USAID assistance in the country. The calendar includes images of projects working to improve the quality education, health care services, youth support, local economic development, agricultural productivity, food security and independent media in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID's successes in cooperation are highlighted throughout the calendar.

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Last updated: October 15, 2014

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